We don’t often think of politics when we’re thinking of women in the Bible, but the Bible is full of Bible women in politics. Many held political offices or were otherwise involved in affecting change through political positions. This includes princesses and queens (sometimes reigning, other times merely serving as political pawns), judges, and ordinary women who took a stand.
Deborah accompanied Barak, Zebulun, and Naphtali to Kadesh. They brought with them an army of ten thousand men under Barak’s command. After they got into position, word reached Sisera that Barak had gone up to Mount Tabor, so Sisera gathered … Continue reading Deborah the Warrior
Last week we looked at godly disciples who warned Paul of what was to come if he went to Jerusalem. In today’s episode of All God’s Women we continue in that thread and discover that the disciples were right. Paul … Continue reading Bernice and Drusilla: Royal Wicked Sisters
Last week we looked at Jewish servant girls who got caught up in the fight against Jesus. Today we look at Herod’s wife, a Roman first lady, who spoke out in support of Jesus. Backstory All four gospels recount the … Continue reading Pilate’s Wife: She Tried to Save Jesus
We’ve had several months of feel-good stories, of women in desperate situations who were redeemed by the love and mercy of Jesus. Today’s story is not so pretty. We look at Herodias, a vile woman consumed with power and prestige, … Continue reading Herodias: The Woman Who Murdered John the Baptist
We don’t tend to think of Bible women playing a role in wars, and yet, the Old Testament includes plenty of examples of female spies, allies, and even warriors. We conclude our celebration of Women’s History Month with our final … Continue reading Undercover Agents: Women’s History Unsung Heroes
Submission, what does it mean to you? Do you always submit to your husband or to those in authority? Why might you not submit to them? In today’s episode of All God’s Woman, we look at Queen Vashti, a woman … Continue reading Vashti: Villain, Victor, or Victim?
Have you ever met a truly evil person, someone so depraved you shudder just thinking of them? What effect did that person have on those around them? What eventually happened to them? In today’s episode of All God’s Women we … Continue reading Jezebel: The Powerful Influence of an Evil Woman
Do you seek wisdom or are you content with what you already know? Do you desire to grow and to learn more about God? How far would you go to grow? In today’s episode of All God’s Women we look … Continue reading Queen of Sheba: An Extravagant Quest for Wisdom
Have you ever done something you were ashamed of? How did you respond afterwards? Did you openly admit your sin or did you try to pretend it never happened? Were others impacted by your actions? In this week’s episode of … Continue reading Bathsheba: A Woman Caught in a Scandalous Situation
As a young girl did you dream of being a princess? Did you read fairy tales and think if you could only marry your Prince Charming, everything would be perfect? Or maybe now, do you watch Hallmark movies, especially the … Continue reading Michal: A Princess With a Tragic Ending
How do we handle chaos around us? What do we do when it seems the world has gone astray, when everyone is going their own way, when no one seems to know which way to turn? In today’s world of … Continue reading Deborah: A Voice of Calm in the Midst of Chaos
When you think of women’s rights activists, who do you think of? Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, Gloria Steinem? Do you picture women picketing, holding signs, staging protests? What about Bible women? Can you imagine women in biblical times … Continue reading Zelophehad’s Daughters: They Fought For Women’s Rights