God's Challenge to Finish Well

Judges 8:22-35

  1. How do you hope to be remembered when you’re gone?
  2. What did Kevin mean by “living in the dash”?
  3. What is “worship”? 
  4. What is the first sign of trouble that we see in Judges 8:22? How is this a change from Judges 6 & 7?
  5. What is an “ephod”? What does Exodus 28 say about what and who an ephod is for?
  6. How would you respond to this definition of idolatry: “Idolatry is making good things ultimate things.”
  7. How do you see your own capacity toward self-idolatry?
  8. What is the connection between the story of Gideon and the story of Moses and Aaron? (Exodus 32).
  9. What do you think of when you hear the word “witness”? What is the importance of this word in Judges 8?
  10. How is the faithfulness of God demonstrated in Judges 8:28?
  11. What decisions will you make today to determine tomorrow’s destinations?
  12. What is the connection between our worship and our witness?
  13. How does Gideon’s name (“Jerubbaal”) ironically show up at the end of his story?
  14. How do we see the Judges cycle in the story of Gideon? What stage is Israel in at the end of Judges 8?
  15. Why did Kevin show the video of the sheep? How is it a good illustration of the Judges cycle?

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God’s Challenge to Complete the Journey – Finishing Well

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