The Life of Samson Judges 13-16 By Joel Fast
What is a Nazirite? Three Things they could not do: • Abstain from partaking anything of the grape vine • Not allowed to cut their hair • They must not go near a dead body Source: Numbers 6
Questions • What are some of the strengths of Samson and what we can learn from them? • What are some of Samson’s weaknesses and what can we learn from them?
Questions (cont) 3. Samson’s greatest flaw was the lack of deep relationship with God. How can we guard against this?
Questions (cont) 4. What part of Samson’s character do you relate best to and why?
Questions (cont) 5. Samson’s great strength was his great strength. What is your great strength, and are you using it for God, as Samson did?
Questions (cont) 6. We’ve established that Samson was very strong and physical, and because of that he tended to trust his pride and rely on his own strengths, not on God. How do we depend on God’s strength, instead of our own?
Questions (cont) 7. What are our own weaknesses?