Rhoda: Praying With Expectation

Do you pray with expectation? How do you respond when God answers your prayers? What if you witness a miracle and no one believes you? That’s what happened to Rhoda, a servant girl who prayed but no one else believed. https://radiopublic.com/all-gods-women-WRXXrr/s1!489ef Backstory We meet Rhoda in Acts 12. The chapter opens by letting us know…

Dorcas: A Gifted and Generous Woman

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 to other women.  https://radiopublic.com/all-gods-women-WRXXrr/s1!c3859 Her Story We find the story of Dorcas in Acts 9.…

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…

Mary Magdelene: First Witness to the Resurrected Christ

Of all the women we've studied thus far, I do believe Mary Magdelene's story may be the most difficult to tell. First, she's extremely misunderstood. Half of what people believe about her isn't even biblical. Then, each gospel writer tells her story in a different way, and it's hard to put them together. But I…

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…

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…