A Nation in Chaos

A NATION IN CHAOS: RESPONDING WRONGLY

(Sermon starts at 35:00 in the recording). 4 When Gideon came to the Jordan, he and the three hundred men who were with him crossed over, exhausted but still in pursuit. 5 Then he said to the men of Succoth, “Please give loaves of bread to the people who follow me, for they are exhausted, and I am pursuing Zebah and Zalmunna, kings…

A NATION IN CHAOS: GOD PROVIDES

(Sermon starts at 13:30 in the recording). 9 It happened on the same night that the Lord said to him, “Arise, go down against the camp, for I have delivered it into your hand. 10 But if you are afraid to go down, go down to the camp with Purah your servant, 11 and you shall hear what they say; and afterward your hands shall…

A NATION IN CHAOS: THE REWARD OF OBEDIENCE

(Sermon starts at 18:10 in the recording). 12 And the Angel of the Lord appeared to him, and said to him, “The Lord is with you, you mighty man of valor!” 13 Gideon said to Him, “O my lord, if the Lord is with us, why then has all this happened to us? And where are all His miracles which our fathers told us about, saying, ‘Did not the Lord bring us…

A NATION IN CHAOS: GOD SPEAKS

(Sermon starts at 20:00 in the recording). 6 Then the children of Israel did evil in the sight of the Lord. So the Lord delivered them into the hand of Midian for seven years, 2 and the hand of Midian prevailed against Israel. Because of the Midianites, the children of Israel made for themselves the dens, the caves, and the strongholds which are in the mountains. 3 So…

A NATION IN CHAOS: OBEDIENCE MATTERS

(Sermon starts at 27:55 in the recording). 4 When Ehud was dead, the children of Israel again did evil in the sight of the Lord. 2 So the Lord sold them into the hand of Jabin king of Canaan, who reigned in Hazor. The commander of his army was Sisera, who dwelt in Harosheth Hagoyim. 3 And the children of Israel cried out to the Lord; for Jabin had nine…

A NATION IN CHAOS: CAN GOD USE A NOBODY LIKE ME?

(Sermon starts at 30:50 in the recording). 31 After him was Shamgar the son of Anath, who killed six hundred men of the Philistines with an ox goad; and he also delivered Israel. Judges 3:31 6 “In the days of Shamgar, son of Anath,In the days of Jael,The highways were deserted,And the travelers walked along the byways.7 Village life ceased, it ceased in Israel,Until…

A NATION IN CHAOS: NO LIMITS

(Sermon starts at 20:00 in the recording). 12 And the children of Israel again did evil in the sight of the Lord. So the Lord strengthened Eglon king of Moab against Israel, because they had done evil in the sight of the Lord. 13 Then he gathered to himself the people of Ammon and Amalek, went and defeated Israel, and took possession of the City of…

A NATION IN CHAOS: THE ROAD TO RECOVERY

(Sermon starts at 17:00 in the recording). 7 So the children of Israel did evil in the sight of the Lord. They forgot the Lord their God, and served the Baals and Asherahs. 8 Therefore the anger of the Lord was hot against Israel, and He sold them into the hand of Cushan-Rishathaim king of Mesopotamia; and the children of Israel served Cushan-Rishathaim eight years. 9 When the children of…