Sapphira: A Woman Who Lied To God

After spending five months in the gospels, we are finally leaving them behind and moving into Acts. Today we look at Sapphira, the first woman mentioned by name who was part of the early church. Though her name means beautiful, her actions were not so lovely. https://radiopublic.com/all-gods-women-WRXXrr/s1!a5d76 Click HERE to listen to podcast episode Backstory…

Pilate’s Wife: She Tried to Save Jesus

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. https://radiopublic.com/all-gods-women-WRXXrr/s1!0d3f5 Backstory All four gospels recount the events leading up to the crucifixion of Jesus. They each cover the hearing with…

Servant Girls of the High Priest: Caught Up in the Moment

Every story in the Bible is there for a reason. Every woman included in the Bible serves a purpose. Good or bad, we can learn from them and their interactions with others. Today we look at the servant girls who confronted Peter about his relationship with Jesus. https://radiopublic.com/all-gods-women-WRXXrr/s1!ffd56 Backstory Each gospel writer had to choose…

Salome: A Misguided Mother

Have you heard the term Bulldozer Mom? It refers to mothers who want the best for their child and do whatever they think it takes to get it for them, oftentimes bulldozing a clear path for them if necessary. It’s a modern term, but the concept is not. Today we look at Salome, a mother…

The Persistent Widow: A Parable About Prayer

Last week we looked at the parable woman who lost a coin. Today we continue our study of parable women with the Persistent Widow. https://radiopublic.com/all-gods-women-WRXXrr/s1!ad322 Backstory We meet the Persistent Widow in Luke 18. Prior to this in Luke 17: 20-37 Jesus was preparing His disciples for the coming of the kingdom. He explained about…

Women in Parables: Woman With the Lost Coin

Jesus was a storyteller. As the crowds flocked to Him, He taught spiritual truths by sharing simple stories that everyday people would understand. Today we look at one of those stories, the parable of the Woman Who Lost Her Coin. https://radiopublic.com/all-gods-women-WRXXrr/s1!ff59b Backstory Her story is found in Luke 15 verses 8-10. It’s tucked between two…

Widow With Two Mites: Faithful in the Shadows

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 the importance of giving sacrificially.  https://radiopublic.com/all-gods-women-WRXXrr/s1!19b84 Backstory Both Mark and Luke cover the story of…

Daughter of Abraham: Faithful Follower

Have you ever stayed home from church just because you didn’t feel like going? Might you be missing out on a blessing by staying home? In today’s episode of All God’s Women we meet a Daughter of Abraham, a woman who came faithfully to the synagogue, despite her ailment, and received unexpected healing as a…

Mary of Bethany: Sitting at the Feet of Jesus

Last week we looked at Martha and how she showed her love for Jesus by serving Him. This week we look at her sister Mary. We have three scenes with Mary, and each has her positioned at the feet of Jesus. https://radiopublic.com/all-gods-women-WRXXrr/s1!51c55 Her Story We first meet Mary alongside Martha in Luke 10:39. “And she…

Martha: A Friend of Jesus

Mary and Martha are two of the more famous sisters in the Bible. They’re usually lumped together as a compare and contrast with Mary being regarded as the better sister. But the two deserve to be studied individually. I’d intended to start with Mary, but after further consideration, I realized we can best understand Mary…