Final Telling Statement
Judges 20:36-48 So the people of Benjamin saw that they were defeated. The men of Israel gave ground to Benjamin, because they trusted the men in ambush whom they had set against Gibeah...
How fitting that the last verse of Judges tells us one more time "In those days. . . everyone did what was right in his own eyes" (Judges 21:25). We've seen this all the way through Judges and we've even given it a closer look ourselves here on the P4 blog. But, it just seemed appropriate to turn our focus back to this problem and consider it again today especially with as much as God highlights this issue for us.
So what has Judges shown you about following your own wants and thinking? Was there any particular story or scenario that highlighted this problem and helped you understand it better? Any other thoughts on Judges? Tami W.
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