Judges 4-5. A Woman Judge
Jdg 4:1 NIV - After Ehud died, the Israelites once again did evil in the eyes of the LORD.
Who Are the Canaanites? Gen 9:21-27, Judges 1:19
A Female Prophetess & Judge. Deborah Judges 4:4-5
Barak is not so sure: Judges 4:8-10
Moses’s In-laws make an appearance: Judges 4:11
The Battle is won, Just as God said. Jdgs, 4:12-16
Prophecy is fulfilled twice over with Deborah & Jael. 4:17-24
Heart Check: Do we act like Barak? Did God Command us to do something? Did God equip us? Matt: 28:19-20, John 16:7-15.
Your Sword: Hebrews 4:12.
Chapter 5: They Sang a New Song!
1. It was a contemporary song.
2. It was probably a different style of music than their parents.
3. It’s a long song.
4. It proclaimed that God used two Women to defeat their enemies. (Controversial) Complementarianism
And the land had rest for forty years.
But then . . . . .
[Jdg 6:1 NIV] 1 Again the Israelites did evil in the eyes of the LORD, and for seven years he gave them into the hands of the Midianites