Question: In the Bible, who is most known for his super strength? Samson
Turn to Judges 13 where we will read about the promise of Samson’s birth.
Question: What did the Israelites do? Evil in the eyes of the Lord
Question: What was the consequence? 40 of Philistine rule.
Question: Does anyone know some of the rules for a Nazarite?
*Set apart to God – formal oath/vow
*No wine or fermented liquor, no vinegar, no grapes
*No shaving or cutting of hair
*No contact with a dead body
Number 6:1-8 – The Nazarite Vow
*I love how this dad immediately recognizes the magnitude of the situation and asks God for help.
*God hears you.
Question: Did the angel of the Lord answer Manoah’s question? NO
Question: Why do you think that is? Student answers.
Conclusion: God always hears you. He may not answer you in the way you would hope or expect, but His plan is best. Keep asking him for answers, then listen for a response, and then obey.