Powered by 4 - March 5, 2014

Unexpected Warrior

today's reading.
Judges 4:1-24    

the blog.
When Barak tells Deborah that he will only go into battle if she goes with him, Deborah's response is "'I will surely go with you. Nevertheless, the road on which you are going will not lead to your glory, for the LORD will sell Sisera into the hand of a woman.'" And that God did. However the woman wasn't Deborah, but Jael, the wife Heber the Kenite. Jael persuaded Sisera to hide in her tent, and once he fell asleep, she then quietly approached and forcefully ended Sisera's life by pounding a tent peg through his temple. (Anyone else thinking, Yowser here?) 

The morning of this battle Jael had no idea that Sisera would show up at her tent or the impact she would have for God by the end of the day. So what does that show us about living daily for God? What does this story reveal about God using all kinds of people? Tami

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