Lord Samson Research Paper

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In the Old Testament there is a line of leaders appointed by God before Saul became king known as the judges, and the most famous of these judges is the last one, Samson. His story shows how God can use someone for his glory, the costs of disobedience, and God making use of people even when they disobey him. Despite his faults and sinning, God used Samson throughout his life in order to free his people from the Philistines. Samson shows how when God decides to use your for his plan no matter what you do he will find a way to use you, but he will also let you disobedience to him be punished. His birth itself showed he would be a major part of God’s current plan for Israel, his mother was barren but when he was visited by an angel of God. The angel told her “You will conceive and give birth to a son. Therefore do not drink wine or beer, and no not eat anything unclean, because the boy will be a Nazirite to God from birth until the day of his death.” The angel …show more content…

Delilah tried to get the answer out of Samson three times but when she tried to time him up with each of his answers and fake a cry for help, he would snap the restraints each time. She then asked him for the real answer for days on end until he finally gave in and told her that “My hair has never been cut, because I am a Nazirite to God from birth. If I am shaved, my strength will leave me, and I will become weak and be like any other man.” When she saw he was being honest, she sent a message to leaders to try again since he told her the truth and the Philistines came with her money. When Samson fell asleep in her lap, she called on someone to cut his hair and she called for help one last time. Samson awoke thinking that it was the same routine as before but he did not know the Lord had left

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