Title: Judges: Chap 2: Tests reveal true desire. The need of opposition.
Announcements / opening prayer:
We have already noted that God promised that He would drive out the Canaanites slowly so that the land would remain cultivated, but vs 21 is not that.
Exo 23:29 I will not drive them out before you in a single year, that the land may not become desolate, and the beasts of the field become too numerous for you.
Exo 23:30 I will drive them out before you little by little, until you become fruitful and take possession of the land.
The determination not to exterminate the Canaanite sin in one single year, was a different thing from the purpose of God to suspend their gradual extermination...
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