Life Lesson (Judges 20:14)
Be careful who you take sides with and who you take sides against.
Life Lesson (Judges 20:25)
Our job is not to fix the world but to point them to Jesus, the One who heals.
Life Lesson (Judges 20:46)
Fighting against one another weakens any army.
Verses Referenced and Teaching Notes
Ps 133:1 NKJV
Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!
Eph 4:3 NLT
Always keep yourselves united in the Holy Spirit, and bind yourselves together with peace.
Gal 6:1 NLT
Dear brothers and sisters, if another Christian is overcome by some sin, you who are godly should gently and humbly help that person back onto the right path. And be careful not to fall into the same temptation yourself.
Rom 5:11 NKJV
And not only that, but we also rejoice in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have now received the reconciliation.
Rom 5:11 NLT
So now we can rejoice in our wonderful new relationship with God--all because of what our Lord Jesus Christ has done for us in making us friends of God.
2 Cor 5:18-19 NKJV
18 Now all things are of God, who has reconciled us to Himself through Jesus Christ, and has given us the ministry of reconciliation,19 that is, that God was in Christ reconciling the world to Himself, not imputing their trespasses to them, and has committed to us the word of reconciliation.
2 Cor 5:18-19 NLT
18 All this newness of life is from God, who brought us back to himself through what Christ did. And God has given us the task of reconciling people to him. 19 For God was in Christ, reconciling the world to himself, no longer counting people's sins against them. This is the wonderful message he has given us to tell others.
Matt 5:9 NKJV
Blessed are the peacemakers, For they shall be called sons of God.
1 Tim 1:15 NASB
It is a trustworthy statement, deserving full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, among whom I am foremost of all.
Prov 16:18 TEV
Pride leads to destruction, and arrogance to downfall.
1 Cor 10:12 NKJV
Therefore let him who thinks he stands take heed lest he fall.
Judg 20:21 NKJV
Then the children of Benjamin came out of Gibeah, and on that day cut down to the ground twenty-two thousand men of the Israelites.
Judg 20:25 NKJV
And Benjamin went out against them from Gibeah on the second day, and cut down to the ground eighteen thousand more of the children of Israel; all these drew the sword.
Judg 20:35 NKJV
The LORD defeated Benjamin before Israel. And the children of Israel destroyed that day twenty-five thousand one hundred Benjamites; all these drew the sword.
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