Jephthah leads Israel’s defense; he attempts peace with Ammon but they resist. Jephthah sacrifices his daughter because of his rash vow.
- Ammon’s stated reason for fighting Israel (v. 13) is from Numbers 21:24.
- Regarding Jephthah’s foolish vow (vv. 29ff), consider what this says about the prevailing morality in that day! And yet, Hebrews 11:32!
- While thinking about these two things, finish this sentence: “Believers can do great things by faith yet…”