Title: Judges: Chap 2:
Announcements / opening prayer:
Jdg 2:11 Then the sons of Israel did evil in the sight of the Lord, and served the Baals,
Baal was the chief male deity of the Canaanites and all the nations of the Middle East. He was the storm god who brought rain for crops as well as intense storms for his anger.
Baal is one of seventy children of El and Asherah, not to be confused with Ashtaroth who is another of their children and the female counterpart to Baal. Baal brought the rains and so he brought life, making him also a god of fertility.
When people worshipped Baal, Satan saw them as worshipping him.
Jdg 2:12 and they forsook the Lord, the God of their fathers, who had...
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