Deborah served as a wise judge, obeying God's commands. In a time of crisis, she trusted God and took steps the necessary steps to defeat the enemy. She followed God faithfully, acting with integrity in her duties. Her boldness came from relying on God - not herself. In a male-dominated culture, Deborah did not let her power go to her head but used her authority as God guided her. Deborah gave glory to God when He gave her the victory.