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Jephtha's Vow

September 24, 2017 Preacher: Rich Lanning Series: Judges

Scripture: Judges 11:29–11:40

Jephthah’s Vow

Judges 11:29-40

September 24, 2017








I.  View #1: Jephthah’s daughter is killed as a human sacrifice to the Lord.






II.  View #2: Jephthah’s daughter is to remain unmarried in the service of the Lord.






III.  Points of application





Questions for reflection:









  • What do you think truly happened in the case of Jephthah’s daughter? What are the arguments that you find most persuasive?
  • How does this passage, or perhaps Jephthah and/or his daughter, inspire you to  count the cost and serve God more faithfully?
  • How does this passage provide foreshadowing of what is to come when the ultimate Judge arrives?






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