This six-week sermon series guide looks at the judges of Israel who oversaw the nation between Joshua’s death and the establishment of the monarchy. With each week’s message focusing on a thematic deliverer story, this series explores the character traits of the judges and God’s faithfulness to use his people then and now for victory. A passage from the New Testament is also connected in every week’s ideas and talking points section.
Text: Judges 4:1–5:2
Character: Deborah, Spiritual Gifts
Big Idea of the Message: Deborah’s strong relationship with God led to her proper use of the gift of leadership.
Application Point: God gives all his followers different gifts to use for his purposes, and it is our responsibility to be faithful with those gifts.