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The text for this lesson is Judges 4:1–5:31.
- Through the unlikely acts of Deborah, Barak, and Jael, God brought about victory for His people and freed them from tyranny. Through the unlikely virgin birth and Christ’s death on the cross, God brought about our victory and freed us from the tyranny of hell.
- Law: Sin always leads us to slavery, and ultimately death, trapping me under its control.
- Gospel: Christ rescues me from the oppression of sin so that in Him I might have ultimate freedom.
- Bible Words: Romans 8:2.
- Faith Words: judge, retribution, justice, rebellion.
- Hymn: “Lord of Our Life” (LSB 659; LW 301; TLH 258)
- Catechism: The First Commandment, The Lord’s Prayer: Third Petition