The Spirit of the Lord Is a Warrior Spirit

And the Spirit of the Lord came upon [Othniel], and he judged Israel, and went out to war.

Judges 3.10a

And the Spirit of the Lord came mightily upon [Samson], and he rent [the lion] as he would have rent a kid, and he had nothing in his hand.

Judges 14.6a

And the Spirit of the Lord came upon [Samson], and he went down to Ashkelon, and slew thirty men of them, and took their spoil.

Judges 14.19a

And when [Samson] came unto Lehi, the Philistines shouted against him: and the Spirit of the Lord came mightily upon him, and the cords that were upon his arms became as flax that was burnt with fire, and his bands loosed from off his hands.

Judges 15.14

The Spirit comes upon other warriors as well: Gideon, Jephthah, Saul, and David. Those who are overcome with fear of war are described as spiritless (Joshua 5.1).

The Spirit of the Lord is a warrior spirit.

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