Women of the Bible

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A Great Woman from Shunem — Part 3

Today we see this Great Woman’s example of pure devotion and her undivided heart. In spite of personal need, she simply wants His presence. He is enough.

A Great Woman From Shunem — Pt. 2

Last week we began looking at a great woman from Shunem. We read of her determination, persuasiveness, and perception. She perceived a man of God, persuaded the man of God, and determined a plan for getting him in her home. Now she just had to remain prepared and watchful while she waited!

A Great Woman From Shunem — Pt. 1

We’ve been missing in action. Sorry about that. We could at least have given notification of our absence, made a promise of a return. But we didn’t. It sneaked up on us, this need for a sabbatical. But we are back. And now it is time to return to a study of Women of the Bible. Let’s get started!

A sinner in the city: Cheerful Sacrifice

Luke 7:36-50 Now one of the Pharisees was requesting Him to dine with him, and He entered the Pharisee’s house and reclined at the table. And there was a woman in the city who was a sinner; and when she learned that He was reclining at the table in the Pharisee’s house, she brought an […]

A sinner in the city: Overflowing Love

Her worship wasn’t simply a declaration of “Oh holy God, untouchable Light, who dares to approach You?” There was this deep flow of love, the like of which she could barely express. How? How did it come to be there? And how can I have love like that for this Savior? […]

A sinner in the city: Authenticity

I crave authentic experiences with this glorious Jesus. My soul longs for Him, thirsts for Him, is absolutely desperate for Him. But an authentic meeting of my soul with His Spirit requires, well, authenticity […]

Sarah: A woman who enjoyed a life of peace

I love the last part of 1 Peter 3:6 — the potential of a life that’s not frightened by any fear! How awesome is that! […]

Sarah: A woman of character, as brought to light in First Peter

So what can we learn from Sarah, as we consider her story through the lens of 1 Peter? […]

Sarah: A Woman Who Chose Trust

Let’s take a look at the opportunities for trust in Sarah’s life […]

Sarah: A Holy Woman

“Peter refers to Sarah (and others like her) as holy. What qualified them to be defined in such a way? Surprisingly, nothing very “supernatural”. No bizarre signs and wonders, no glowing halos hovering above their heads.” [more…]