Judges 1:22-36 The house of Joseph also went up against Bethel, and the LORD was with them...
"'What is this you have done?'" (Judges 2:2). This was the key verse for me. It was piercing and really drove home the disobedient hearts and attitudes of the Israelites at this time. Verse after verse in Judges 1:22-2:5 laying out and describing disregard, disrespect and disobedience for God and His commands. Heartbreaking really, but, definitely a passage we need to read and consider because, as hard as it might be to admit, we think, act and respond like those Israelites all too often.
Take a couple of minutes and read through Judges 1:22-2:5 again. As you read, focus on what these verses reveal about disobedience as it pertains to us and our lives. Then, consider what they show us about God and His perspective and handling of disobedience. What did you find? Tami W.
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