Tag Archives: women of the Bible

‘When kings normally go out to war…’

“In the spring of the year, when kings normally go out to war, David sent Joab and the Israelite army to fight the Ammonites. They destroyed the Ammonite army and laid siege to the city of Rabbah. However, David stayed … Continue reading

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And the mother of Boaz is…

Ruth, Ruth … What do you hold in your hand? Do you know more than you understand? Is it the wheat the plains of Moab have yielded into your hands? Or is it your life you cast up into the … Continue reading

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‘They went thataway!’

It was by faith that Rahab the prostitute was not destroyed with the people in her city who refused to obey God. For she had given a friendly welcome to the spies. Hebrews 11:31 Rahab the prostitute is another example. … Continue reading

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Matthew’s Hall of Fame

Abraham was the father of Isaac. Isaac was the father of Jacob. Jacob was the father of Judah and his brothers. Judah was the father of Perez and Zerah (whose mother was Tamar).  (Matthew 1:2-3) There are four women (other … Continue reading

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‘Go and marry a prostitute’

We’re going to begin a series today on women of the Bible, beginning with the well-known Gomer. You don’t know about Gomer? We’ve decided this series will feature some of the lesser known women of the Bible. Gomer is the … Continue reading

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Deborah: prophetess, priest, patriot

Most judges have a place from which they judge. Be it a throne, a throne room or a judge’s chamber, it is a place that takes on the mantle of authority. Disputes are resolved there. Sentences are determined. Justice is … Continue reading

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Famous seller of purple converts to Christianity

On the Sabbath we went outside the city gate to the river, where we expected to find a place of prayer. We sat down and began to speak to the women who had gathered there. One of those listening was … Continue reading

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Woman of influence backs Jesus and The Twelve

SERIES: WOMEN OF THE BIBLE After this, Jesus traveled about from one town and village to another, proclaiming the good news of the kingdom of God. The Twelve were with him, and also some women who had been cured of … Continue reading

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