Mention Samson's name, and the two things that immediately come to mind are his great strength, and his great sins. But there is so much more to Samson! His is a story like no other: the true account of a man whose like was never seen before, and would never be seen again. God raised up this man to be unique in the world's history. He was Israel's judge and Israel's champion; Israel's hero and deliverer; one of God's ministers, a man who loved the Lord, a man of faith; and yet a man who fell at times into terrible sin. And the biblical account of his life is immensely profitable to every Christian, for doctrine, reproof, correction, and instruction in righteousness.
In addition, the Lord Jesus Christ is prefigured in the life and ministry of Samson! He who would one day come to save His people from their sins with a mighty salvation, willingly submitting Himself into the hands of His enemies so that He could set His people free from their sins, and from the devil's kingdom!