No one wants to lose their spouse to death, but widows in Bible times had an especially difficult time with no one to provide for them. Though Bible widows suffered, we see in the stories of widows in the Bible that God has a soft spot for widows. You’re never alone when you have God beside you.
Last week we looked at Paul’s advice for women professing godliness. This week we continue with Paul’s teaching for widows, addressing not just the church’s responsibility for widows but advice for the widows themselves. Like last week’s passage, he is … Continue reading Idle Widows: Paul’s Advice for the Care of Widows
Though there are many grandmothers in the Bible, only one is singled out for her role as a grandmother. In today’s episode of All God’s Women we look at Eunice and Lois, mother and grandmother of Timothy. Their Story We’re … Continue reading Eunice and Lois: Godly Mother and Grandmother
We’ve met many women in the Bible who were wives, mothers, and widows. Their stories usually involve their families. But in today’s episode of All God’s Women Dorcas, also known as Tabitha, stands out because of her friendship and kindness … Continue reading Dorcas: A Gifted and Generous Woman
Last week we looked at the parable woman who lost a coin. Today we continue our study of parable women with the Persistent Widow. Backstory We meet the Persistent Widow in Luke 18. Prior to this in Luke 17: 20-37 … Continue reading The Persistent Widow: A Parable About Prayer
Well, I did it again. I said I was covering the women in parables this week, but then decided I just couldn’t wait to do the Widow With Two Mites. Her story is so inspiring, and a wonderful reminder of … Continue reading Widow With Two Mites: Faithful in the Shadows
Have you ever reached the point where you felt you’d lost it all, where everything and everyone you’d loved was gone, and you had nothing to live for anymore? Were you so consumed with grief that you didn’t even bother … Continue reading Widow of Nain: Recipient of a Miracle
Some women live for drama. They demand attention wherever they go. Other women work quietly in the background putting others’ needs before their own. Today we look at Peter’s mother-in-law, a beloved woman who spent her life serving others. It’s … Continue reading Peter’s Mother-in-law: A Woman With a Serving Spirit
Have you ever been in debt? Have you ever had others demanding from you what you didn’t have to give? Have you ever witnessed a miracle? In today’s episode of All God’s Women we look at the Prophet’s Widow, a … Continue reading The Prophet’s Widow: A Woman in Debt
When did you first hear about God? Who was it that told you about Him? What did it take for you to discover Him as Your God and to establish a personal relationship with Him? In today’s episode of All … Continue reading Widow of Zarephath: A Woman Generous to the End
Are you suffering or grieving today? Are you feeling hurt and alone perhaps thinking that no one has had to suffer quite like you have? Are you wondering if God Himself has forsaken you? If so, please know you’re not … Continue reading Rizpah: A Testimony of Unfailing Vigilance
What does it take to be a woman of faith? What is the most important trait we need to be used by God? How do we acquire that trait? In today’s episode of All God’s Women we look at Ruth, … Continue reading Ruth: A Simple Woman With a Servant’s Heart
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