Orwell Bible Church

Judges 12

Civil war ensues between Gilead and Ephraim. Jephthah dies; successive judges are listed. Remember the refrain of Judges (17:6; 18:1; 19:1; 21:25). How would having a godly king have helped in this situation?

Judges 11

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…. Read More