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Samson Plan

Judges 16:15-30 KJV
“And she said unto him, How canst thou say, I love thee, when thine heart is not with me? thou hast mocked me these three times, and hast not told me wherein they great strength lieth. And it came to pass, when she pressed him daily with her words, and urged him, so that his soul was vexed unto death; That he told her all his heart, and said unto her, There hath not come a razor upon mine head; for I have been a Nazarite unto God from my mother’s womb: if I be shaven, then my strength will go from me, and I shall become weak, and be like any other man. And when Delilah saw that he had told her all his heart, she sent and called for the lords of the Philistines, saying, Come up this once, for he hath shewed me all his heart. Then the lords of the Philistines came up unto her, and brought money in their hand. And she made him sleep upon her knees; and she called for a man and she caused him to shave off the seven locks of his head; and she began to afflict him, and his strength went from him. And she said, The Philistines be upon thee, Samson. And he awoke out of his sleep, and said, I will go out as at other times before, and shake myself. And he wist not that the Lord was departed from him. But the Philistines took him, and put out his eyes, and brought him down to Gaza, and bound him with fetters of brass; and he did grind in the prison house. Howbeit the hair of his head began to grow again after he was shaven. Then the lords of the Philistines gathered them together for to offer a great sacrifice unto Dagon their god, and to rejoice: for they said, Our god hath delivered Samson our enemy into our hand. And when the people saw him, they praised their god: for they said, Our god hath delivered into our hands our enemy, and the destroyer of our country, which slew many of us. And it came to pass, when their hearts were merry, that they said, Call for Samson, that he may make us sport. And they called for Samson out of the prison house; and he made them sport: and they set him between the pillars. And Samson said unto the lad that held him by the hand, Suffer me that I may feel the pillars whereupon the house standeth, that I may lean upon them. Now the house was full of men and women; and all the lords of the Philistines were there; and there were upon the roof about three thousand men and women, that beheld while Samson made sport. And Samson called unto the Lord, and said, O Lord God, remember me, I pray thee, and strengthen me, I pray thee, only this once, O God, that I may be at once avenged of the Philistines for my two eyes. And Samson took hold of the two middle pillars upon which the house stood, and on which it was borne up, of the one with his right hand, and of the other with his left. And Samson said, Let me die with the Philistines. and he bowed himself with all his might; and the house fell upon the lords, and upon all the people that were therein. So the dead which he slew at his death were more than they which he slew in his life.”

        To describe this action plan properly, we must understand how Sampson acted in the Bible. Sampson was betrayed by Delilah, his hair was cut off, he lost all his powers and was tied to the pillars of the temple where he was to be put to death.
        During this time, the pagan high priest did not notice that Sampson's hair had grown back. Sampson asked if all of the leadership and the temple elders were there and he was told yes. Since he was to die anyway, he then chose to pull down the pillars of the temple, thereby killing everybody in it including himself.

        Israel, for many years, had a plan that they will deny exists. Because of the callousness of the non-Jewish people all through history, most especially the Holocaust, the Hebrews as a people and Israel as a nation chose that they would never go into darkness alone again. The basic plan is that when all is lost and the whole world turns from Israel, as they are in their last gasp, they shall not die alone but will unleash their entire arsenal against the enemies of Israel so that the enemies of Israel shall perish. I cannot tell you that this is in place today but it did exist at one point in time.

        But, let us not forget, as you read this, that our true Samson plan is not to bring our enemies into death but into life through salvation and the fullness, power, and awareness of the one true living God through our Messiah Yeshua.