Sermon Notes

  1.  (v. 7-11)
    1. Israel’s  (v. 7)
    2. Yahweh’s  (v. 8)
    3. Yahweh’s  (v. 9-11)
  2.  (v. 12-30)
    1. Yahweh’s  for Israel’s  (v. 12-14)
    2. An unexpected  (v. 15)
    3. Ehud  the people (v. 16-30)
  3.  (v. 31)

Going Deeper

  1. Read Psalm 115:8. What does this passage teach us about idols? What does it teach us about those who worship idols? What idols do you find creeping into your life? What will you do about those idols this week?
  2. Three ways to remember the Lord are: preach the gospel to our own hearts, live out the gospel with other believers and live an obedient life. How can you apply these to your life this week?Can you think of another way to remember the Lord?
  3. How do you keep your heart following Christ?
  4. Look at Judges 3:8. What did the Lord do to the people for their idolatry? Is this a just punishment? Why or why not?
  5. Israel cried out to the Lord in Judges 3:9. Have you ever been in this place? How did the Lord respond?
  6. How did Othniel win the victory for Israel (3:10)? How does the Holy Spirit win victories today in your life? Read Galatians 5:16-26.
  7. How was Ehud an unexpected hero? How did his left-handedness help win the victory over Eglon? In what ways is Ehud similar to Jesus? In what ways is he different?
  8. Read Colossians 2:13-15. How did Jesus defeat the evil rulers and authorities? How does this provide victory for us?
  9. Who is the real hero of Judges 3? Why is He the real hero?
  10. In what ares of your life do you need to surrender to the Lord? What are some action steps you can take this week to do it?