Sharon Wilharm Bible Storyteller

Bible Widows

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.

Widow With Two Mites

Jesus and His disciples came to Jerusalem, and as they entered the temple, the religious leaders bombard Him with questions…

Balshazzar’s Mother

King Belshazzar held a great feast for a thousand of her lords. In order to impress his guests, he decided…

Zeresh

Haman hated the Jews. He especially despised Mordecai because he refused to give Haman proper respect. So Haman convinced the…

Prophet’s Widow

The prophet’s widow felt rejected by God. Her husband had been a godly man, studying in the prophecy school with…

Widow of Zarephath

After Elijah told Ahab there wouldn’t be rain until he proclaimed it, God led him to Brook Cherith to hide…

Anna

Anna was a prophetess of the tribe of Asher. She was an elderly woman who had lived with a husband…

Rizpah

During the reign of David, the land experienced a famine that lasted for three years. David inquired of God, asking…

Woman of Tekoa Succeeds

The woman of Tekoa had the attention of King David. Her story touched his heart and he offered to help…

David Marries Bathsheba

While Uriah was still away at battle, Bathsheba realized she was pregnant. She sent word to David to let him…

Rizpah and Michal

Life as a royal woman in the days of the kings was not an easy life. Men used women as…

Abigail Marries David

After Abigail fed David and his men, she went on to prophecy to him. She assured him he would be…

Women of Bethlehem

When Naomi and Ruth arrived in Bethlehem from Moab, they were greeted by the women of Bethlehem. Though it had…

Ruth Marries Boaz

After Ruth and Boaz got acquainted, he singled her out at mealtime, making sure she had plenty to eat and…

Ruth Meets Boaz

When Naomi and Ruth returned to Bethlehem, the women of the city greeted them with excitement. It had been many…

Naomi, Orpah, and Ruth

During the days of the judges a famine hit Bethlehem. A certain man named Elimelech, his wife Naomi, and their…

Micah’s Mother

The later part of the book of Judges includes a series of stories that illustrate the pagan influences on the…

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