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Tearing Down The Gates

January 14, 2018 Preacher: Rich Lanning Series: Judges

Scripture: Judges 16:1–16:3

January 14, 2018

“Tearing Down the Gates”

Judges 16:1-3







  1. Reasons in support of Samson’s innocence. Judges 16:1-3






  1. The key to understanding this text is Joshua 2:1-16.







III. Samson fulfills God’s calling.  Judges 14:4, 16:3







  1. Christ has torn down the gates that stand in our way. Colossians 2:15, Matt. 16:18, Rev. 3:8






Questions for reflection:


  • What is the meaning of Samson’s removal of the city gates?
  • How does the removal of the gates relate to what Christ has accomplished through His death and resurrection?
  • Where is God calling you to step out in faith and trust God to bring the victory?


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