Judges 17

Micah and his mom engage in syncretistic idolatry, making an idol, house of worship, and establishing a priest.

  • As you read this chapter, note how twisted Israel’s thinking is.
  • Verse 6 is the first time this assessment is made in the book, reflecting the basic purpose of Judges—to show the need for a godly king. How does godly leadership affect life?
  • What did Micah think once he had a priest? How biblical was his thinking?