🌼Shalom my beautiful sisters!
Now, even though Samson was warned and forbidden NOT to get with Delilah, he wanted what he wanted. According to scripture, we should not mix with other nations for a reason:
🏹Deuteronomy 7:3-4 - Neither shalt thou make marriages with them; thy daughter thou shalt not give unto his son, nor his daughter shalt thou take unto thy son. For THEY WILL turn away thy son from following me, that they may serve other gods: so will the anger of the LORD be kindled against you, and destroy thee suddenly
🏹Exodus 34:16 - And thou take of their daughters unto thy sons, and their daughters go a whoring after their gods, and make thy sons go a whoring after their gods
*Also we know what happen to Solomon in
🏹1 Kings 11:1-43
⚠️So Samson gets with Delilah and as we left off on yesterday, ms. Delilah was approached by the Philistine lords to find out *for a small fee* where/how Samson gains his strength from so they can bind him to afflict him.. [i implore your to go look up afflict #message] while she doesn't answer in the scriptures... We know that she accepts their offer in Judges 16:6-14 And Delilah said to Samson, Tell me, I pray thee, wherein thy great strength lieth, and wherewith thou mightest be bound to afflict thee. And Samson said unto her, If they bind me with seven green withs that were never dried, then shall I be weak, and be as another man. Then the lords of the Philistines brought up to her seven green withs which had not been dried, and she bound him with them. Now there were men lying in wait, abiding with her in the chamber. And she said unto him, The Philistines be upon thee, Samson. And he brake the withs, as a thread of tow is broken when it toucheth the fire. So his strength was not known. And Delilah said unto Samson, Behold, thou hast mocked me, and told me lies: now tell me, I pray thee, wherewith thou mightest be bound. And he said unto her, If they bind me fast with new ropes that never were occupied, then shall I be weak, and be as another man. Delilah therefore took new ropes, and bound him therewith, and said unto him, The Philistines be upon thee, Samson. And there were liers in wait abiding in the chamber. And he brake them from off his arms like a thread. And Delilah said unto Samson, Hitherto thou hast mocked me, and told me lies: tell me wherewith thou mightest be bound. And he said unto her, If thou weavest the seven locks of my head with the web. And she fastened it with the pin, and said unto him, The Philistines be upon thee, Samson. And he awaked out of his sleep, and went away with the pin of the beam, and with the web.
So She keeps trying to get Samson to tell his secrets- which scripture speaks on that: Micah 7:5 Trust ye not in a friend, put ye not confidence in a guide: KEEP the DOORS of thy MOUTH from 👉🏾her that lieth in thy bosom👈🏿
SOOO, Samson told her three different things and she tried them each and failed. I am sorry, but I would have wanted to know what the hello was going on.. Why do you need to know that?? See, Samson had a valid reason from adhering to the scripture on this one.. I see it happen so many times in the world and even in this walk. Not saying a husband should not trust in his wife, but interesting enough the scripture is clean: Proverbs 6:24-28 To keep thee from the evil woman, from the flattery of the tongue of a strange woman. Lust not after her beauty in thine heart; neither let her take thee with her eyelids. For by means of a whorish woman a man is brought to a piece of bread: and THE ADULTERESS will hunt for the precious life. Can a man take fire in his bosom, and his clothes not be burned? Can one go upon hot coals, and his feet not be burned?
Why do I think she is an adulterer? All adultery isn't physical!! #SomebodyGonnaGetItOnThe2ndRead
First off, look at what she agreed to do? There is NO way Philistine woman, Hebrew woman, should go against her husband for anyone! Sirach 9:9 speaks on congregating with other men.. a RIGHTEOUS woman would not dare..This is why I say..I see the Delilah spirit in alot of sisters.. But Samson was so mesmerized by her beauty..and kept allowing her to do the very same thing he told her would make him weak..Why didn't he catch on? Ecclesiasticus [sirach] 9:8 Turn away thine eye from a beautiful woman, and look not upon another's beauty; for many have been deceived by the beauty of a woman; for herewith love is kindled as a fire.
🎯It's like this.. some husbands may confide in you for whatever reason.. maybe to help him heal or vent, or ..idk! ‼Your husband trusted you with something valuable..But on mad day, that Delilah spirit rises its ugly head and ...I wonder what happens next??
🎬 Up Next ACT 3: Delilah SEVERED TIES