Sharon Wilharm Bible Storyteller

Courageous Women in the Bible

Courage never comes easy, but if we put our trust in God, He will give us the courage. Each of these courageous women in the Bible faced challenging situations but found in God the courage to do what needed to be done. May we use their examples as reminders that through God, we can do mighty works.

Jehosheba

When Athalia heard that her son, King Ahaziah had been killed, she immediately took action, killing all her grandsons in…

Naaman and the Servant Girl

The Syrian army periodically raided Israel. They brought back captives including a young girl who was taken into the household…

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…

Mary and Joseph

Mary visited with Elizabeth and Zacharias for three months, then returned home.  In the meantime, Joseph found out about Mary’s…

Mary and Elizabeth

Elizabeth was a daughter of a priest, married to Zacharias, a priest. Luke tells us “…they were both righteous before…

Mary and Gabriel

The angel Gabriel came to the virgin Mary at her home in Nazareth, greeting her with, “Rejoice, highly favored one,…

The Virgin Mary

Over 600 years before the birth of Jesus, the prophet Isaiah, told us that Mary, a virgin, would bear a…

Queen of Sheba

The Queen of Sheba heard about King Solomon’s wisdom and wealth. She wasn’t sure if the stories were true or…

Woman of Abel

Sheba, a Benjaminite, convinced the men of Israel to desert David as their king, so David gathered his army to…

Woman of Tekoa Succeeds

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

Mephibosheth’s Nurse

When word reached the palace that Saul and Jonathan had been killed by the Philistines, panic broke out in the…

Abigail Marries David

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

Abigail Saves the Day

Abigail was beautiful and intelligent, but she was married to Nabal, a rich man who was harsh and evil.  Abigail…

Michal Saves David

Saul hated David and tried every way he could to kill him. He ordered his son Jonathan to kill David,…

Ruth Marries Boaz

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

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