Girls Rule and Boys Drool
Series: Faithbook of Jesus Devotional
While Jezebel was killing off the Lord’s prophets, Obadiah had taken a hundred prophets and hidden them in two caves, fifty in each, and had supplied them with food and water.
— 1 Kings 18:4
When I was in elementary school I used to go around with the girls and say, “Girls rule and boys drool!” Then we’d giggle and run off, and if they chased us, we’d yell at them to stay back because they had cooties.
The battle of the sexes can be a fun game to play even as an adult. At youth retreats and summer getaways, the girls’ team always wins (okay, maybe not every time). Healthy competition is fun, especially when you have a fun group of people to play with.
The mightiest woman who ruled was named Jezebel. She was so powerful that she persuaded Ahab, the king of Israel, to do evil. He was more evil, in fact, than any other previous king of Israel (see 1 Kings 16:30). “He not only considered it trivial to commit the sins of Jeroboam son of Nebat, but he also married Jezebel daughter of Ethbaal king of the Sidonians, an ...
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