Cecil Nordé

Jephthah vs. Ammon

God Uses Whom He Will “For I have opened my mouth to the Lord and I cannot take back my vow” (Judges 11:35 NRSV). by Cecil Nordé Listen to audio  The eighth Judge from Joshua, Jephthah, a Gileadite, arrives at a time in Israel when his people, the half-tribe of Manasseh living in Gilead, were threatened by their southern neighboring enemy, the Ammonites.  The Gileadites became vulnerable because they had not given reverence to God and had not heeded his commandments. Instead, []