Gospel.com Topics Feed - Barak 2009-07-24T08:44:16-05:00 GCI info@gospel.com /feeds/topics/barak/ Deborah in the Bible: Judges 4:1-24 http://biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Judges%204:1-24&version=NIV 2009-07-24T08:44:16-05:00 God has a way of acting in unexpected ways through unlikely people. In this case, in the male-dominated society of the Old Testament, God used the prophetess Deborah to bring about victory over the Israelites' Canaanite oppressor. Barak in the Bible: Judges 4:1-24 http://biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Judg.4.1-Judg.4.24&version=NIV 2009-07-20T13:43:36-05:00 Deborah, the then leader of Israel, told Barak that he was to go out and destroy Sisera leader of Jabin's army. He told her that he would only go if she went, and because of this the honor of killing Sisera was handed over to a woman, Jael.