How do you respond to authority? Have you ever been asked you to do something that went against what you knew was right? Did you obediently follow? Did you resist? What DID you do?

In today’s episode of All God’s Women we look at Shiphrah and Puah, two midwives placed in a terrible position by their boss, the pharaoh of Egypt. To disobey his command meant they could be killed. To obey, however, meant they themselves would have to kill. As women positioned in a life and death situation, they chose life, even if it resulted in their own death. 

I’m excited today to introduce a new format to All God’s Women. I’m adding actors to add voice to the scriptures, and I’m bringing in experts, other speakers, authors, and Bible teachers to add their thoughts about each of our Bible women. I think you’ll agree it add a new dimension to our studies. 

We find the story of Shiphrah and Puah in Exodus 1. And the first thing we notice is that they are introduced by name, but the pharaoh, the king of Egypt remains nameless. Which lets us know their importance to the Hebrew people. It’s like they didn’t feel the need to even mention his name because he was merely one of a number of kings set to destroy the Hebrew people. But the midwives, THEY were significant. 

Christian speaker and Bible teacher Kelly Levatino talks about the significance of these two women and what they did.

Show Notes

Special Guest – Kelly Levatino

Kelly Levatino is a 36-year-old Jesus follower from Memphis, TN. Her purpose is to motivate women to passionately pursue Jesus for their good and His glory!
Visit Kelly’s website at https://kellylevatino.com/

Voice Actors – Bridget Dean, Fred Wilharm

Bridget Dean is drama director at Springfield Baptist Church, Springfield, Tennessee.

Fred Wilharm is a film producer known for Summer of ’67, Providence, and The Good Book. Learn more at https://www.summerof67.com/

Scripture Background

Exodus 1

Helpful Resources

Fearless by Angela Donadio

The Unique World of Women in Bible Times and Now by Eugenia Price

All the Women of the Bible by M.L. del Mastro

All the Women of the Bible by Herbert Lockyer


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About the Author Sharon Wilharm

Christian speaker, Sharon Wilharm, is a women’s ministry leader, popular media guest, and award-winning female filmmaker whose stories have impacted audiences around the globe. Her filmmaking efforts have been recognized with dozens of accolades including the AFA “Shibboleth Award for Visionary Leadership in the Field of Christian Film Making”, four prestigious ICVM Crown Awards including Bronze “Best Picture”, a finalist in the Christian Retailing’s Best Awards and dozens of “Best Writer”, “Best Director” and “Best of Fest” festival awards. An accomplished storyteller, Sharon draws the audience in with humor, engages them with stories, then ties everything together to bring to light spiritual truths. Her heart’s desire is to encourage women in their walk with the Lord, showing them how to find God’s will for their life through prayer and scripture.

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