Show Me The Credit
Series: Faithbook of Jesus Devotional
Barak said to her, “If you go with me, I will go; but if you don’t go with me, I won’t go.”
— Judges 4:8
Being in your twenties is a hard age sometimes because we don’t have it all figured out yet. Do you have what it takes to finish college, get the job of your dreams, and find the love of your life?
Jael had what it takes. She is the woman who drove a tent peg into the temple of King Sisera. As a tentmaker, I’m sure her lifestyle was not always easy — so having a fugitive king asking for a place to hide and a drink of water was the perfect opportu- nity for her.
A few verses earlier in Judges 4, Deborah, Israel’s prophetess, was telling Barak that he was to take his men and fight against Jabin’s army. Because Barak was afraid, he asked Deborah to come with him into battle. Deborah said that she would go but that the credit of the ...
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