Judges 3 – Rising to the challenge. Story of Ehud, the “lefty,” who apparently was handicapped in his right hand. Using one's handicaps for one's advantage. Readings from Sun Tzu's Art of War about acts of deception in warfare. Standing up for oneself, to be the one who influences others, and not the one who is influenced by others. God sends a savior, and the savior's job is completely militaristic. The art of assassination. God alone appoints our leaders, be they good for us and good to us, or bad in both ways. This is God's test for us, to see if we are willing for fight for our freedoms, in order to maintain them.