She was a prophet, a poet, a powerful judge, and she was called of God to lead her nation in victory, in prosperity, and in peace. #Judges4 #Judges5 #Deborah #Jael #JudgeDeborah #DeborahinJudges #DeborahofJudges #DeborahtheJudge #Sisera #Barak
Having made his point with these six pioneers of faith, the writer then recalled to mind other men and women whose mention would have conjured up vivid memories of mighty deeds, great bravery, and fervent faith.
What does it mean to be a Biblical woman, a woman of God, a woman who fulfills the calling of God in her life? For Deborah it meant having political, juridical, and spiritual authority, leading the whole people of God.
Her story always bothered me, so I decided to make a deep study of what -really- happened. And now I know what this story is in the Bible.
I Power Struggles in the Patriarchal System, II Sexual Seduction, or Personal Power? III Spiritual Perception (Or, perhaps, the lack thereof) A 20 minute presentation