Right on Whose Eyes? - Message 18 - Depravity on Display - Judges 19-21
I. Playing Loose with the Law â€“ 19:1-30
A Rights but Wrong (vs. 1-9) B. Patriotism or Racism? (vs. 10-15) C. From Hospitality to the Morgue (16-26) â€“ â€śdays of Gibeahâ€ť Hos. 9:9; 19:9 D. Righteous but Wicked (27-30) E. Summary: Sodom was â€śthemâ€ť (Gen.19), but now Sodom is â€śusâ€ť (Judg. 19)
II. Losing although Lawful â€“ 20:1-48
A. A Summons to Unity (vs. 1-7) B. A Verdict in Unison (vs. 8-17) C. Try and Fail (vs.18-23) D. Try Again and Fail (24-28) E. Try Again and Win (29-46) F. Finished? (47-48) G. Summary: Sometimes God says â€śGoâ€ť and yet we fail
III. Loopholes â€“ 21:1-25
A. Blaming God? (vs. 1-3) B. A Way Around? (vs. 4-12) C. Almost, but not Quite (vs. 13-15) D. Steal Them! (vs. 16-22) E. Back to Life as Usual (vs. 23-24) F. The Final Verdict (vs. 25) G. Summary: Weeping at the consequence of sin instead of the sin itself
IV. Right in Whose Eyes?
A. It isnâ€™t what you do, but why you do it (doing what is right in your own eyes) B. How is there still an Israel?
1. God desired to live in the midst of His people despite their sin â€“ Rom. 5:6-8 2. Godâ€™s grace is more tenacious than our depravity â€“ Rom. 5:19-21 3. God holds us fast even when in our sin we try to let go â€“ 2 Tim. 2:13
Phillip was called to new life in Christ at age 9, called to preach at age 14, and ordained to the gospel ministry at age 20. He graduated from The Criswell College (Dallas, Texas) in 1993 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biblical Studies with a major in Evangelism. He...