Deborah: Prophetess and Judge (Judges 4; Judges 5)

Deborah: Prophetess and Judge (Judges 4; Judges 5)

Click on this link for translations of today’s devotion. Scripture reading – Judges 4-5 A personal note from the author of A Heart of a Shepherd: Passages with difficult, unfamiliar, and hard-to-pronounce names may be taxing. Yet, I challenge you to...
The Third Generation: A Tragic Rejection of Spiritual Leadership (Judges 3)

The Third Generation: A Tragic Rejection of Spiritual Leadership (Judges 3)

Click on this link for translations of today’s devotion. Scripture reading – Judges 3 Today’s Scripture reading introduced a new era in Israel’s history, as the LORD began to raise up judges to rule the nation. Why judges and not a king? Because the LORD...
The Failure of Third Generation Leaders: They Tend to Lack the Convictions and Spiritual Fortitude of Their Fore-fathers (Judges 1; Judges 2)

The Failure of Third Generation Leaders: They Tend to Lack the Convictions and Spiritual Fortitude of Their Fore-fathers (Judges 1; Judges 2)

Click on this link for translations of today’s devotion. Scripture reading: Judges 1-2 The Book of Judges began with a statement indicating a leadership void that followed Joshua’s death. We read, “Now after the death of Joshua it came to pass, that the children...
Trust and Obey, For There’s No Other Way! (Joshua 17; Joshua 18)

Trust and Obey, For There’s No Other Way! (Joshua 17; Joshua 18)

Click on this link for translations of today’s devotion. (Additional languages available upon request by emailing HeartofAShepherdInc@gmail.com.) Scripture reading – Joshua 17-18 The tribe of Judah was assigned its inheritance in Canaan in Joshua 15 and was...