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Religious Chaos

January 28, 2018 Preacher: Rich Lanning Series: Judges

Scripture: Judges 17:1–17:13

“Religious Chaos”

Judges 17:1-13

January 28, 2018




  1. Micah establishes a house of worship. Judges 17:1-13




  1. Clues that all is not right.


  1. The author’s repeated refrain. Judges 17:6



  1. The problem with the priest. Judges 18:30



  1. The presence of an idol. Deut. 27:15



III. Applications:


  1. Sincerity, though necessary, is not enough. Judges 17:13, Matt. 15:8-9, 14, Romans 10:2




  1. Acceptable worship is determined by God not us. Leviticus 10:1-3




  1. We must be careful of mental idols concerning God.




  1. Acceptable worship is secured by a King. Judges. 17:6, Hebrews 10:19-22




Questions for reflection:

  • What does this passage teach us about worship?
  • What might be some of the dangers of worship that God finds unacceptable?
  • What do you think are the key principles consistent with worship that pleases God?



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