Israel enters the promised land but they dramatically fail at being the People of God. The book of Judges describes this as a time when ‘everyone did what was right in their own eyes’.

JOSHUA:  Joshua leads Israel into the Promised Land

Joshua leads the people of Israel into the promised land. He reminds the people to choose between faithfulness and blessing in the land, or disobedience and exile.

  

 

JUDGES:  Israel fails tragically as the People of God

The people of Israel face the choice between obeying God or following the spirit of the culture around them. They repeatedly fail. They need a true hero, a true Deliverer, to lead them.

  

 

RUTH: God uses an outsider to bring restoration

The people of Israel face the choice between obeying God or following the spirit of the culture around them. They repeatedly fail. They need a true hero, a true Deliverer, to lead them.