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her counsel and advice, encouraging them to return to the Lord. Her life shows us that God can accomplish great things through people who are willing to be led by Him. She had a remarkable relationship with God. She was not power hungry, she wanted to serve God. Whenever praise came her way, she gave God the credit. Deborah’s life challenges us in several ways, as a woman, a wife, and a leader. She reminds us of the need to be available both to God and to others. She demonstrates what a person can accomplish when God is in control. Each of these women had choices to make. To know what choices to make, we need to have a remarkable relationship with our Lord and Savior. How do you have a remarkable relationship? When you have a close relationship with another person, you cultivate a friendship. You talk with that person, you find out about them, you care and confide in them. So, how do you cultivate a remarkable relationship with God? You talk to him, seek his guidance, read His word and get to know Him. The Path to greatness in God’s kingdom is the path of humble service.

Rahab-and-Deborah  
Rahab-and-Deborah  

We learned that Rahab, as a prostitute, lived on the edge of life. While she shared the general mood of fear with the rest of Jericho’s popu...

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