Hidden within the battle of Jericho is the story of Rahab, a
beautiful and brave young Canaanite woman who aided the Israelites by
hanging a piece of scarlet cord from a window. This act of faith changed
her life by placing her in the genealogy of Christ.
the beautiful youngest daughter of a Canaanite farmer, taken to Jericho
for the pagan New Year celebration so that her father can find her a
wealthy spouse. Sala is the only son of an Israelite merchant, in
Jericho as a spy for Joshua’s army. Their love would have been destined
for heartache, were it not ordained by God.
When Rahab finds
favor with the king, and is to become his ritual bride, she leaves the
pagan gods who have abandoned her and pleads with the One True God of
the Israelites for deliverance. With her prayer answered, she vows to
deliver Jericho to Joshua, risking her life to do so.
by love and empowered by a new faith, Rahab saves her family, and
secures her future as one of the most important women in the Bible.