Today’s Reading: Judges 17-18
Highlights: These chapters contain thievery, bribery, idolatry, and a weak Levite who sells himself out to be priest to the highest bidder! We see there was a problem with idolatry in the nation of Israel, practiced first by a man named Micah, then later by a group from the tribe of Dan.
“In those days there was no king in Israel; everyone did what was right in his own eyes” (17:6). We certainly see that in today’s reading. Was there really no king? What happens when man follows his own ideas and inclinations?