A Misguided Dedication to the Lord

The life of Jephthah recorded in Judges 11-12 is nothing short of a tragedy. This man, whom the Bible calls a "mighty warrior," was asked by the elders of Gilead to rule over them and lead them against the Ammonites. Foolishly, Jephthah makes a vow to the Lord that if He will give Jephthah the … Continue reading A Misguided Dedication to the Lord

Learning From Gideon

The book of Judges is one of the most sobering books of the Bible because you see how quickly man can lose sight of God's gracious acts.  I've been reading through the book in my daily Bible reading, and I just finished studying Gideon's life.  His is quite an interesting story, and I wanted to … Continue reading Learning From Gideon