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Corruption As Depicted In Judges's Judges

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The rest of the books from Judges to 2 Kings, show how the Israelites were transitioning into a larger kingdom. Throughout Judges, we see the terrible results of what happens with disobedience and faithlessness. The whole book is about repenting and it is a call to return to the covenant. The people continually committed sins and practiced idolatry, then they would remember God and ask for His help. God would send a judge to deliver the people from their situation. The invasion in Canaan was incomplete as the “Israelites did evil in the sight of the Lord, forgetting the Lord their God, and worshiping the Baals and the Asherahs” (Judges 3:7).

Ruth is God’s attempt at protecting His covenant people. Through the story of Ruth, the
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