Judges tells the story of a people who continually remain faithless while God remains faithful to them. In Gods kindness he raised up Judges to draw the people back to himself during this lawless and brutal period in the history of Israel. The purpose of the book of Judges is not to point to good qualities of the "heroes" that God worked through and try to imitate them, but rather to recognize the peoples need for the true hero, Jesus. This remains true today, we are constantly realizing our need for a savior knowing the we cannot attain the perfection that the law of God demands but Jesus has lived the perfect life for us. Let us learn from the mistakes of the Israelites and rely wholly on the true hero King Jesus.
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