Where there is law, judgement will be passed. In the book of Judges we encounter several key figures who are often pointed to for the stories which they created. Samson, Gideon and Abimelek are all stories which inscribe a set of mixed emotions into our hearts. But why did these stories happen in the first place? Why was Israel in this position of having to ask: Who shall be our leader? We must first rewind a little to start to answer these questions. Let’s go back to the end of Joshua in order to see the events that lead into … Continue reading Judges