Under Gods Command

Delilah: Her story is told in Judges 16

DELILAH:  A person’s greatest accomplishment may well be helping others accomplish great things.  Likewise, a person’s greatest failure may be preventing others from achieving greatness.  Delilah played a minor role in Samson’s life, but her effect was devastating, for she influenced him to betray his special calling from God.  Motivated by greed, Delilah used her persistence to wear down Samson.  His infatuation with her maid Samson a vulnerable target.  For all his physical strength, he was no match for her, and he paid a great price for giving into her.  Delilah is never mentioned again in the Bible.  Her unfaithfulness to Samson brought ruin to him and to her people.

Lets Bring it Home:  Are people helped by knowing you?  Do they find that knowing you challenges them to be the best they can be?  Even more important does knowing you help their relationship with God?  What do your demands for their time and attention tell them about you real care for them?  Are you willing to be God’s instrument in the lives of others?

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