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Powered by 4 - October 24, 2011

  • 2011 Oct 24


Marriage Woes...Continued

today's reading.
Judges 15    After some days, at the time of wheat harvest, Samson went to visit his wife with a young goat. And he said, "I will go in to my wife in the chamber." But her father would not allow him to go in...

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Samson decides to give it another go with his Philistine wife after the tragic and volatile end to the wedding feast and celebration. Unfortunately when he gets to his wife's house with his gift of a goat (weird), her father informs Samson that he has given Samson's wife to another man. Sampson doesn't take the news well at all. His emotions erupt and he reacts--poorly, burning the Philistines fields and killing 1000 men. 

What does Samson show us about the danger of immediate and unchecked responses to emotions? What are some things we can do to help us respond to whatever our situation is in a godly manner? Tami W.

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