From what we can see about Rahab, it’s surprising that God used her. From the evidence in her past, she seems to be someone God would not choose to use. However, her commitment to God is right. And because of that commitment, God cancelled out everything that was wrong about her past and allowed her to become part of the lineage of Jesus.
Pastor James Ford Jr. has been the senior pastor of Christ Bible Church of Chicago, located on the south side of Chicago, Ill., for over 35 years. He also serves as the president of Impact Ministries, an outreach ministry committed to strengthening families in the South Shore community of Chicago.