May 18, 2016

The Hammer and Nail

Passage: Judges 4:1-24
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Bible Text: Judges 4:1-24 | Preacher: Pastor Bruce Carlson | Series: Judges

1. A Recurring Cycle

a. Evil again

b. Sold into bondage

2. A Radical Conduit

a. Deborah the judge

b. Deborah the messenger

3. A Reluctant Captain

a. Hesitant to believe

b. Hesitant to stand alone

c. Demanding in his words

d. Suffering loss due to reluctance

4. A Right Choice

a. The enemy gathered

b. The command received

c. The Lord’s presence

5. The Rare Conqueror

a. A fearless invitation

b. A conquest with a hammer and nail


1. Avoid the cycle

2. Recognize the price

3. Realize the offering of deliverance

4. Accept instruction

5. Be humble

6. Hear the Word

7. Follow in obedience

8. Don’t be intimidated by the enemy

9. Recognize God’s willingness to use the unusual

10. Trust God’s direction