With the wealth of colorful characters described in the book of Judges, scholars and general readers alike have a strong fascination for Israel's leaders in its earliest days. Theologians and biblical scholars from Luther on have found it difficult to relate to these figures, From a Pentecostal point of view, particularly, those characters can sometimes be an embarrassment, as their personal lives appear to be in stark tension with purity-conscious, holy life to be expected of those touched by the Spirit of God. Apart from the moments of power, where is God in the lives of these characters?
As the title suggests, it is time to listen and learn from God's role and perspective in these stories, who in faithfulness to his covenant acts with constant patience to save his flawed servants.
Through a fresh hearing of The Unheard Voice of God the positive message of the book of judges can become more apparent and accessible. Readers are shown a crucial part of the book's dynamics which they may have missed.
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