Deborah: Anointed Worshipper

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Deborah: Anointed Worshipper (Judges 5:1-31)


What music did you grow up listening to? (Metal & Gangster Rap)

I need a slide w/band names in order: Metallica, Guns n Roses, AC/DC, Motley Crue, Judas Priest

=now Classic Rock 

I need a slide w/band names in order LL Cool J, Run DMC, Beastie Boys

=not endorsing but tubing confession 

Later punk/indy rock (don’t like heroin, do like my dad) 

Have you ever been in a band?

Almost freshman Screamo band 

What was your first concert?

  • 1st concert Van Halen 5150 (Hagar) 
  • 1st concert w/Grace George Michael (We Hate All Masculinity) = Faith Tour 

=Faith hetero – Flamboyant sing/dance tight bedazzled jeans guy liner & hair product 

What music do you listen to today?

·         Got saved, backmasking, threw cassettes. Bought all XN. ????? Stolen 1969 GMC 

·         Today???: Process elimination 1. Hetero Male 2. Can’t dance = Polka or Country??

JESUS MUSIC: Deborah & Barak – chart topping duet 

-1 of 200+ songs in Bible -Psalms 150, SOS duet 

-4 songs in Bible written & sung in public by women 

-Miriam (Ex 15:20-21)-Deborah (Judges 5:1-21)-Hannah (1 Sam 2:1-10)-Mary (Luke 1:46-55)

Sing to God for Healing Judges 5 Then sang Deborah and Barak the son of Abinoam on that day: 2“That the leaders took the lead in Israel, that the people offered themselves willingly, bless the LORD! 3 “Hear, O kings; give ear, O princes; to the LORD I will sing; I will make melody to the LORD, the God of Israel. 4 “LORD, when you went out from Seir, when you marched from the region of Edom, the earth trembled and the heavens dropped, yes, the clouds dropped water. 5 The mountains quaked before the LORD, even Sinai before the LORD, the God of Israel. 6 “In the days of Shamgar, son of Anath, in the days of Jael, the highways were abandoned, and travelers kept to the byways. 7 The villagers ceased in Israel; they ceased to be until I arose; I, Deborah, arose as a mother in Israel. 8 When new gods were chosen, then war was in the gates. Was shield or spear to be seen among forty thousand in Israel? 9 My heart goes out to the commanders of Israel who offered themselves willingly among the people. Bless the LORD.  10 “Tell of it, you who ride on white donkeys, you who sit on rich carpets and you who walk by the way. 11 To the sound of musicians at the watering places, there they repeat the righteous triumphs of the LORD, the righteous triumphs of his villagers in Israel. “Then down to the gates marched the people of the LORD. 12 “Awake, awake, Deborah! Awake, awake, break out in a song! Arise, Barak, lead away your captives, O son of Abinoam.

Physical Problems Require Spiritual Solutions (poverty & anarchy) 

  • Who controlled city gates ruled = “gods” – demonic gatekeepers 
  • Civil unrest affects poor (walk) & rich (ride donkeys) 
  • When people stop worshipping, cultures start dying! 

=Worship is for everyone, everywhere! (healing – 20 yrs rest/peace) 

  • Deborah & Barak – WON WAR!  God worshipped cultures & cities rise! 

Sing to God for Deliverance Judges 5:13 Then down marched the remnant of the noble; the people of the LORD marched down for me against the mighty. 14 From Ephraim their root they marched down into the valley, following you, Benjamin, with your kinsmen; from Machir marched down the commanders, and from Zebulun those who bear the lieutenant’s staff; 15 the princes of Issachar came with Deborah, and Issachar faithful to Barak; into the valley they rushed at his heels. Among the clans of Reuben there were great searchings of heart. 16 Why did you sit still among the sheepfolds, to hear the whistling for the flocks? Among the clans of Reuben there were great searchings of heart. 17 Gilead stayed beyond the Jordan; and Dan, why did he stay with the ships? Asher sat still at the coast of the sea, staying by his landings. 18 Zebulun is a people who risked their lives to the death; Naphtali, too, on the heights of the field. 19 “The kings came, they fought; then fought the kings of Canaan, at Taanach, by the waters of Megiddo; they got no spoils of silver. 20 From heaven the stars fought, from their courses they fought against Sisera. 21 The torrent Kishon swept them away, the ancient torrent, the torrent Kishon. March on, my soul, with might! 22 “Then loud beat the horses’ hoofs with the galloping, galloping of his steeds. 23 “Curse Meroz, says the angel of the LORD, curse its inhabitants thoroughly, because they did not come to the help of the LORD, to the help of the LORD against the mighty.

God works through His people for deliverance! 

20 yrs Judges 4:3 “oppressed cruelly”, “ruled with cruelty & violence”, “made life unbearable”, “forcefully oppressed” & “ruthlessly oppressed”

  1. Courageous Families – Ephraim, Benjamin, Machir, Issachar, Reuben, Gilead, Dan, Asher, Zebulun, Naphtali (=overcome fear!)
  2. Cowardly Families – 5:23 “Meroz” – READ IT (Sin of Omission/hard things) 

Rev 21:7-8 The one who conquers [courageous]…I will be his God & he will be my son. But as for the cowardly, the faithless, the detestable, as for murderers, the sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, & all liars, their portion will be in the lake that burns with fire & sulfur…”

Valley/River/Rain =God cursed 2wd vehicles – (trucks, F series Cruiser, Jeeps, Bronco) 

Sing to God for Justice Judges 5:24 “Most blessed of women be Jael, the wife of Heber the Kenite, of tent-dwelling women most blessed. 25 He asked for water and she gave him milk; she brought him curds in a noble’s bowl. 26 She sent her hand to the tent peg and her right hand to the workmen’s mallet; she struck Sisera; she crushed his head; she shattered and pierced his temple. 27 Between her feet he sank, he fell, he lay still; between her feet he sank, he fell; where he sank, there he fell—dead. Judges 5:28 “Out of the window she peered, the mother of Sisera wailed through the lattice: ‘Why is his chariot so long in coming? Why tarry the hoofbeats of his chariots?’ 29 Her wisest princesses answer, indeed, she answers herself, 30 ‘Have they not found and divided the spoil?— A womb or two for every man; spoil of dyed materials for Sisera, spoil of dyed materials embroidered, two pieces of dyed work embroidered for the neck as spoil?’ 31 “So may all your enemies perish, O LORD! But your friends be like the sun as he rises in his might.” And the land had rest for forty years.

-Sisera – 900 chariots iron, terrorist, oppressed 20 yrs

-Sisera’s Mom–1. Murder 2. Plunder “the spoil” 3. Rape “A womb or 2 for every man” (Hamas)

-Jael tent peg & hammer 

Today: Corrupt politicians, apostate church, open borders, social decline, anarchy in streets

=We need some “new songs” & anointed non-woke creatives like Deborah & Barak 

SONGS CONNECT – babies to sleep, bday, holidays, 

-Limbic System lights up w/music = emotions. -Dopamine & joyful mood (1st note) 

-Memory – Pain relief – Reduce stress 

People listening music & attending concerts = looking for God 

=1. You are in the band 2. HOLY SPIRIT COMES = 3. THIN PLACE

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