That is the cycle we are now in . . . until . . .
We had it so good until we forgot why . . .
and then we did things our way . . .
Until Othniel . . . but then . . .
Until Ehud . . . but then . . .
Until Deborah . . . but then . . .
Until . . .
Get used to it we are stuck in this cycle.
It takes some pretty rough and tumble, get the job done, leaders to gain the attention of these folks.
You would think they would have learned by now.
Then again you would think we would have learned by now and yet here we are living in our own world of sin and rebellion. Perhaps we need our own Canaanites pounding on our doors to wake us up and realize that God’s way is the best.
That would work for a while, but then . . .