Manoah (Part One)

CGG Weekly by Mike Ford (1955-2021)

Manoah, father of Samson, has suffered a fair amount of criticism over the years. Was he really a horrible husband, father, and man in general?


Manoah (Part Two)

CGG Weekly by Mike Ford (1955-2021)

Commentators think very little of Manoah, Samson's father, but a closer look at Judges 13 shows he is an example of true masculinity.


Manoah, Father of Samson

Sermonette by Mike Ford (1955-2021)

Mike Ford, acknowledging the attacks on 'toxic' masculinity by militant feminists, who characterize men as competitive, lazy, jealous, and dim-witted, takes issue with a Duke University theology professor who has misunderstood the Biblical narrative concerning Manoah, the father of Samson. Many Biblical scholars, shackled by …


Samson and the Christian (Part 2)

Sermon by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Manoah, Samson's father, seem to have been a irresolute, docile parent, who caved to Samson's whims, producing an angry, willful rebel.


Samson and the Christian (Part 1)

Sermon by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Samson had what it took but made horrible mistakes and lapses in judgment. God can use people despite their flawed character.


Samson and the Christian (Part 3)

Sermon by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

As Judges 14 opens, God motivates a spoiled, lustful, impetuous troublemaker to begin delivering Israel from the Philistines. Samson walked by sight.


Image and Likeness of God (Part Two)

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

Jesus did not take on a different shape or form when He was transfigured . Taking on the image of the heavenly does not vaporize one into shapeless essence.