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Messages with tag - Gideon

Judges (2000)
Sun, Jun 11, 2000
by Robert Dean
Passage: Judges 21:25
Series: Judges (2000)
Duration: 1 hr 5 mins 37 secs
1st and 2nd Samuel (2015)
Tue, Feb 24, 2015
by Robert Dean
Passage: Judges & 1 Samuel
Series: 1st and 2nd Samuel (2015)
Duration: 1 hr 7 mins 7 secs
What does the ancient country of Israel in the time of Samuel have to do with us today? Listen to this lesson to see that just as Israel neglected to obey God’s commandments and began to act just like their pagan neighbors, so we slip into thinking that we have no need of God, also. Find out the purpose of the book of Samuel and why it is categorized with the prophecies. Understand the negative cycle the Israelites went through that culminated in divine discipline to bring them back to God. Learn about nine Biblical purposes of human government. As a believer, live your life in accordance with God’s Word so people around you will want to know what you have and you can witness to them.
Judges (2021)
Tue, Aug 24, 2021
by Robert Dean
Passage: Judges 3:7-9
Series: Judges (2021)
Duration: 1 hr 3 mins 58 secs
What’s going on with the Holy Spirit in the Old Testament? Listen to this lesson to learn that the Spirit of God’s role is different in different dispensations. Understand that while some believers were filled with the Holy Spirit it was for specific tasks and was temporary. Hear about several Old Testament believers who were filled and how it differs from the indwelling all believers in the Church Age receive.
Judges (2021)
Tue, Mar 29, 2022
by Robert Dean
Passage: Judges 6
Series: Judges (2021)
Duration: 1 hr 4 mins 4 secs
Get ready for an exciting biblical adventure in the book of Judges when even a weakling accomplished great deeds by means of the sufficiency of God. Learn about the Midianites who were causing trouble for Israel and hear a national lament in Psalm 83 identifying these trouble makers as enemies of God. Find out the importance of learning history and its relationship to what is happening in the world today.
Judges (2021)
Tue, Apr 05, 2022
by Robert Dean
Passage: Judges 6 & Psalm 83
Series: Judges (2021)
Duration: 1 hr 4 mins 36 secs

What causes people and nations to try to destroy the nation of Israel throughout history? Listen to this lesson to continue to study the background for the days when Gideon became a judge. See the prayer in Psalm 83 where ill will is wished on those who hate God and His chosen people. Hear a discussion of Thomas Sowell and his two opposing worldviews, one of which believes that man is capable of becoming free of evil through circumstances and education and the other which is biblically based.

During this message Dr. Dean discusses concepts from Dr. Thomas Sowell's Conflict of Visions book.

He also mentioned an article published In Imprimus from Hillsdale College regarding Dr. Sowell.

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Judges (2021)
Tue, Apr 12, 2022
by Robert Dean
Passage: Judges 6-8
Series: Judges (2021)
Duration: 1 hr 6 mins 20 secs
Why are four chapters in the Bible devoted to this man named Gideon and his role in delivering Israel? Listen to this lesson to hear an overview of a time when Israel was being disciplined by God allowing the Midianites to oppress them in terrible ways. Hear about the appearance of a prophet who indicts them and then the Angel of the Lord offers a way of deliverance. Let this message challenge you to always remember that the battles we face will be won by God when we trust Him.
Judges (2021)
Tue, Apr 26, 2022
by Robert Dean
Passage: Judges 6:11-24
Series: Judges (2021)
Duration: 1 hr 2 mins 34 secs
In Judges the Angel of the Lord appears to Gideon. Do you know who the Angel of the Lord is? Join this review of the fascinating subject that appears numerous times throughout Scripture. See the many passages that show that this is not an angel, but is actually deity. Find out which member of the Trinity it is and ways the Word of God reveals this to us. End Bible class with an update from Mark Perkins, a missionary to Tahiti, as he details the work going on there, including ongoing work on a new translation of the Bible from the Greek and Hebrew to Tahitian.
Judges (2021)
Tue, May 10, 2022
by Robert Dean
Passage: Judges 6:11-24
Series: Judges (2021)
Duration: 1 hr 9 mins 51 secs
How is Gideon similar to Moses in his reaction to being commissioned by God for service? Listen to this lesson to hear about these similarities and to learn the stages Gideon had to go through as he learned to trust God. See what God means when He says, “I am with you” and what those words are designed to teach us. Find out what Gideon’s core problem was and avoid it in your own life by believing in the sufficiency of God for every problem you may encounter.