Judges 11 – Jephthah’s Tragic Vow

The chapter starts with the leaders making asking Jephthah to be their leader against the enemy. Before the battle, Jephthah makes a tragic vow regarding the sacrifice of whoever would come out of his home when he returns in victory. He returns and is greeted by his daughter. We ask ‘Why does he make this […]

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The sobering question is to ask ourselves, “Who is our master”? Who do we follow? Our master is the one we follow! If we follow sin then sin is our master. If we follow Jesus then he is our master! Paul is urging the Roman Christians not to allow sin to be their master but […]

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