Category Archives: Women in the Bible

Women of faith: the Samaritan woman

Faith in Jesus as the Christ empowers the Samaritan woman to enthusiastically invite her neighbors to hear Jesus’ words.  (John 4: 1-42) Author: Philip L. Kieselhorst He was the enemy. There was no doubt about that. He was another of … Continue reading

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Motherhood…God’s Idea

Adam named his wife Eve, because she would become the mother of all the living.  Genesis 3:20 God also said to Abraham, “As for Sarai your wife, you are no longer to call her Sarai; her name will be Sarah. … Continue reading

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Women of Faith: Mary Magdalene, Salome, Joanna, Susanna and many others Serving Christ

Luke 7:44-Luke 8:27 Then he (Jesus) turned toward the woman and said to Simon, “Do you see this woman? I came into your house. You did not give me any water for my feet, but she wet my feet with … Continue reading

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Women of Faith: The Shunammite Mother

Author: Philip L. Kieselhorst Mothers, how often do you reassure your little ones that everything is all right? It is, you know. 2 Kings 4:8-36 “It’s all right,” she said (2 Kings 4:23). How could it be all right? She … Continue reading

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Women of Faith: Martha

Four days.  It seemed like forever since her dear brother, Lazarus, had fallen ill and she had sent word to Jesus, “Lord, the one you love is sick” (John 11:3).  It seemed like forever since she had last talked to … Continue reading

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Count your blessings

Ruth replied, “Don’t urge me to leave you or turn back from you. Where you go I will go, and where you stay, I will stay. Your people will be my people and your God my God. Where you die … Continue reading

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Women of Faith: Abigail

In times of confrontation, Christ’s messengers of reconciliation will be the true difference-makers.  Abigail was a woman of little significance to the world, but she made a world of difference in the lives of some powerful people. She was a … Continue reading

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Women of Faith: The Woman of Bethany

Author: Philip L. Kieselhorst He had done so much to help her family. He had done so much to help her. And now he was going to die. It was inevitable. He was going to die to help people beyond … Continue reading

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