For over twenty years, the Hebrew people have suffered under the oppression of General Sisera and his raiding Canaanite soldiers, who steal their crops, their weapons, and abduct the beautiful young Israelite girls. Fifteen-year-old Deborah, the daughter of a leader of her village, senses even more impending danger is close at hand but feels Yahweh’s presence encircling her. As Deborah grows, she determines to do something about the marauding Canaanites and becomes not only a shining example of wisdom and courage to her people, but a rallying force for change in a dangerous world. The compelling story of the biblical Deborah, from young girl to the commander of an army.

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About The Author

Marlene D. Lake, an Ordained Minister and retired United Methodist Pastor has served as pastor of four United Methodist churches and as chaplain at Bethany Lutheran Homes, and taught Communication Skills at two colleges. Rev. Lake facilitates a Christian women’s group dedicated to praying for church, community, nation, and world. These women believe their prayers will help change the troubled world in which we live.

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