DEBORAH AND BARRACK LEAD THEIR PEOPLE TO FREEDOM
SUBJECT: CHRISTIAN RELIGIOUS KNOWLEDGE
CLASS: JSS 1
TERM: 3rd TERM
TOPIC: DEBORAH AND BARRACK LEAD THEIR PEOPLE TO FREEDOM
TOPIC: DEBORAH AS A WORTH Y LEADER JUDGES 4:1-2, 5:1-20
Deborah was a judge and a prophetess, she was the wife of Lappidoth, she used to sit under the palm tree of Deborah between Ramah and Bethel in mount Ephraim. She led the army to the battle. Through her the Israelites won the Midinites. She was very bold and courageous, she loved and feasted on God’s word. She led Israel to sing a song of victory to the Lord.
Deborah followed Barak to the war and they conquered Sisera and his army. Thereafter, Barak began to be the leader of Israel and he also proved himself a good and courageous leader. Jabin king of Canaan the captain of whose host was Sisera, and they won a decisive battle at river Kishon. Sisera fled and took refuge in tent of Libera, a kanite, Jael, the wife of Heber, offered Sisera a drink of milk and while he slept, she took a tent peg and drove it into his temple(belly) fastening him to the ground. Sisera died in Heber’s tent, not slain in battle but struck down by a woman, as Deborah had prophesied. And the children of Israel had rest for forty years.
(c) Ruth (d) Naomi
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