“When we heard it, our hearts melted and no courage remained in any man any longer because of you; for the Lord you God, He is God in heaven above and on earth beneath” (Joshua 2:11).

As evidenced in her declaration, God’s sparing of the Israelites, through the parting of the Red Sea and his delivering to them the land of Promise, had a profound effect upon Rahab the harlot. How could she have heard of these things but for the “pillow talk” of sinful men who had acquired her services? It’s another reminder that the Gospel and God’s story of salvation has an inherent power even when told by sinners.

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