Now after the death of Joshua it came to pass, that the children of Israel asked the Lord, saying, Who shall go up for us against the Canaanites first, to fight against them?
And the Lord said, Judah shall go up: behold, I have delivered the land into his hand.
ARE YOU IN A BATTLE?
Israel was; they were fighting.
And they needed direction from the Lord.
Lord, who shall go first?
How shall we begin this battle?
God said, Judah goes first.
Judah means praise and thanks.
WHAT DO WE DO WHEN THE ENEMY APPROACHES?
Fight the enemy with praise.
Here is a song I like to sing, in war: