Week 5 Deborah

Jul 9, 2023    Erik Miller

Main Point: God will deliver His people in unexpected ways.


1. What impacted you from the message this weekend? What challenged you or encouraged you? What did you learn about God’s character through the study of Deborah’s life?

2. Read Judges 4:1-3. What is the situation at the beginning of this chapter? How does this reflect the larger state of the nation of Israel in the book of Judges?

3. What people are introduced in these verses? Why did the people cry out to God?

4. Read Judges 4:4-12. How did God use Deborah in these verses? What was unique about Deborah? What was Barak’s response to God’s command spoken through Deborah?

5. Both sides gathered their forces for battle. Where does the battle take place?

6. Read Judges 4:14-24. What happened in the battle between Barak and Sisera? Where did Sisera run to escape Barak’s army? How does Jael greet him?

7. How did Jael take care of Sisera? How did this fulfill what Deborah said? Why was Jael an unlikely hero?

8. Read Judges 4:14-24. Judges chapter 5 is a poem about the events of chapter 4. What details does this chapter provide about Deborah? What details does this chapter provide about the battle? What details does this chapter provide about God?

9. What is one thing you can do this week to put into practice what you learned in this message?