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Deborah shows us that God loves to use women to lead his people, not just men!

This is Q5L6 in our Explorers curriculum. Download the family guide here: Download Family Guide (pdf)

Key Points:

  • Deborah was a prophet and a judge in Israel. Judges 4:4
  • Deborah told Barak to get an army ready to go against Sisera. Judges 4:6-8
  • Deborah went to battle, and a woman got the credit. Judges 4:21
  • God loves to work through women, not just men.

Memory Verse:

Judges 5:2 Israel’s leaders took charge, and the people gladly followed. Praise the Lord!

See Also: Why Did God Use Judges?

Talk About It
  1. What’s your favorite part of the video? What’s one thing you learned from it?
  2. Who is the strongest and bravest woman you know? Explain.
  3. Who was Deborah and what was her job?
  4. Who did Deborah get credit for defeating? Why do you think God used women, not just men, to do great things?
  5. Read 1 Timothy 4:12. God chose to use women in powerful ways. What does this verse say about young people like you? How can you be a good representative of God in your life?
  6. How will you apply this lesson to your life this week?

This is part of the Bible Storyline series.

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