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    Book Of Judges Analysis

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    military leaders and do not make court of law decisions. In the fourth chapter of Judges, there is no direct judge but rather a link. Verses seventeen through twenty-three tell the story of Jael and Sisera. Jael is the direct link to the Israelites being led out of misfortune. As a whole, Judges has many themes and stories that are violent…

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    Women In The Bible

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    Words of encouragement for 12-30-2015: Leaders Definition - The person who leads or commands a group, a guiding or directing head. Leadership can be found in a variety of people. Consequently, the Bible tells of two strong women in the book of Judges, who were used by the LORD, to gain the victory over one of Israel's greatest enemies, Sisera. Furthermore, It's quite fascinating to see how these two sisters didn't allow the fact that they were women, to hinder them from doing great…

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    Deborah was introduced as prophetess and a judge. This shows that the people in her society trusted and respected her, which suggests that women are also trusted with professional position. In Judges 4.4, Deborah ordered his trusted general Barak to “take position at Mount Tabor… [as she] draw out Sisera, the leader of Jabin’s army” (SOURCE). This is a demonstration of Deborah’s military power because she was the leader of the attack as she planned all their strategies and provided orders for…

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    This passage claims that God gave his people 80 years of peace, but when Ehud died the people returned to evil. God decided to discipline them out of love and let King Jabin of Canaan rule Israel for 20 years. In verses four and five of chapter four in the book of Judges the passage introduces Deborah, who is a courageous women, to give the Israelites judgment. She is sent to summon Barak to remind him of God’s command to travel to Mount Tarbor with 10,000 men to fight Sisera. Barak seems…

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    and they killed 10,000—every one of them. Then they had peace for eighty years. The next Judge was Shamgar who rescued Israel by killing 600 Philistines with an ox goad. DEBORAH Interestingly enough one of the Judges of Israel was a woman named, Deborah. How this story begins in chapter 4 is with the children of Israel doing evil in the sight of the LORD again. And so “the LORD sold them into the hand of Jabin king of Canaan” whose captain of the army was Sisera. He had 900 chariots of…

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    women, Deborah reflects a different role of women in society, rather then the expected life of a female to produce offspring and serve as a faithful partner, Deborah holds a more superior role in patriarchy. As a liminal figure, the role of Deborah both epitomises how she is not the typical women in society, holding more responsibility, however also reflects society as being a society where women are leaders. In the Song of Deborah, gender and control is further depicted through Jael and the…

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    Joshua. Because the people of Israel were disobeying God, God punished them. But then again, the people cry out for help and ask God for forgiveness. So, God up rose different leaders or judges to rescue them again. The judges that God elected were flawed individuals which demonstrated God’s work through people that were underestimated. But this was a cycle and happened again and again. The first leader selected in the book of Judge was Othniel, who delivered the people of Israel from the…

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