Rahab: She Heard, Believed And Acted

Rahab was a woman who lived by Jericho’s wall
She was a prostitute-it was not her only attribute
Because God had ordained that she would contribute
To Israel’s conquest of Jericho in the Promised Land
And so we will join the writer of Hebrews to pay tribute

While Israel marched through the Red Sea on dry land
The news of the miraculous Exodus spread far and wide
Nations trembled at the approach of this band
A people led by a God who saves with a mighty Hand

Jericho heard the news as it traveled across desert sands
Who were these people, what made God choose them?
Answers could not be found, instead more tales profound
Were told of two Amorite kingdoms destroyed by them
Kings Og and Sihon humiliated by the army of Zion
For daring to oppose the wilderness juggernaut
Yet they had no standing army nor weapons of any sort
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