Rebellion, Bloodshed and Contrast: Starting a Cult in Judges

In those days, everyone did what was right in his own eyes.”

That’s the statement most frequently repeated in the ancient historic narrative we know as the Book of Judges. In the story of Micah, the priest and the Danites, this even grows into a false religion started by one of the men who was supposed to lead the people back to God.

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The decisions we make and the truths we reject have the power to influence people around us, like a stone’s throw sends ripples across the whole pond. Here’s what the choices of a few eventually did to mess up the religious efforts of many…

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What or who is your object of worship? In what ways have you strayed from giving God the worship He asks of you?

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Read more from the series:

Judges 1-2: Failure of a Generation.

Judges 3: Into the Fat King’s Lair.

Judges 4-5: Women Save the Day.

Judges 6-8: The Epic of Gideon.

Judges 9-10: The People’s Choice.

Judges 11-12: Foolish Promises.

Judges 13-14: Samson’s Burden.

Judges 15-16: Samson’s Passion.

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