Repentance and Rashness
Promises are a problem! We are in trouble if we don’t keep them, but sometimes we are also in trouble if we do keep them. Making a rash promise, which should not have been made in the first place, can result in a no-win situation. This was the predicament in which Jephthah found himself. He vowed, but it never occurred to him that his daughter’s future was at stake! Here’s the entire week’s lesson on that topic from a previous quarter’s lesson-study guide.