Guest Writer Thomas DeWitt Talmage
“And Abimelech got up to Mount Zalmon” (Judges 9:48).
We read, “And Abimelech got up to Mount Zalmon, he and all the people that were with him, and Abimelech took an ax in his hand, and cut down a bough from the trees, and took it, and laid it on his shoulder …. And all the people likewise cut down every man his bough, and followed Abimelech, and put them to the hold, and set the hold on fire on them; so that all the men of the tower of Shechem died also, about a thousand men and women” (Judges 9:48, 49). Continue reading