Scripture: Judges 11:29–11:40
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?