• Daughters of Shallum

    Daughters of Shallum

    The book of Nehemiah tells a beautiful story of the Israelite people rebuilding the wall around Jerusalem.  The once majestic city of Jerusalem was in ruins. Most of the inhabitants had been taken captive, the wall destroyed in the process, leaving the remaining inhabitants susceptible to further attack.  Nehemiah, King Artaxerxes’s cupbearer, took on the… Read more

  • Sheerah in the Bible

    Sheerah in the Bible

    You just never know what you’re going to find hidden among genealogical lists. 1 Chronicles 7:20-29 gives an account of the family and descendants of Joseph’s son Ephraim, but rather just a list of names, it also includes anecdotal information. One son and his family were killed by the men of Gath because they wanted… Read more

  • The Tragedy of Jephthah’s Daughter

    The Tragedy of Jephthah’s Daughter

    The book of Judges is filled with tragic stories of sin. So often, women were innocent victims of the sins of their fathers, husbands, or family members. Jephthah’s daughter is one of those women. Jephthah was the son of a harlot who was used by God to deliver the Israelites from their enemies. Though he… Read more

  • Woman of Thebez

    Woman of Thebez

    Abimelech ruled with the support of his fellow men from Shechem, until three years into his reign when they turned against him. What followed was a series of battles between Abimelech and the men of Shechem. Abimelech and his army destroyed the city of Shechem, killing everyone in it. When word reached the people at… Read more

  • Jael, Conquerer of Sisera

    Jael, Conquerer of Sisera

    When God sent the storm and Sisera’s chariot got clogged in the mud, Sisera dismounted and ran on foot to get away. He came to the home of Heber and Jael, and since Heber and Jabin the king were allies, Sisera thought nothing of it when Jael invited him into their tent. She offered him… Read more

  • Achsah in the Bible and Her Marriage Request

    Achsah in the Bible and Her Marriage Request

    Just as the daughters of Zelophehad petitioned for women’s property rights, we see in Joshua 15 another daughter who spoke out for her own property inheritance.  Achsah in the Bible We meet Achsah in the Bible when Caleb, her father, offered her in marriage to whoever could conquer the city of Debir.  His nephew Othniel… Read more

  • Pharaoh’s Daughter, Stepmother of Moses

    Pharaoh’s Daughter, Stepmother of Moses

    The Bible gives us little information about Pharaoh’s daughter, but it does give us insight into the life she lived. We know that as the daughter of the reigning Pharaoh, she was an Egyptian princess. We also know the kind of man her father was. The Pharaoh was an insecure ruler who feared the Hebrew… Read more

  • Priscilla and Aquila: Learning From Their Love Story

    Priscilla and Aquila: Learning From Their Love Story

    Whenever mentioned in the Bible, Priscilla and Aquila are always listed together. worked and served together as a couple and a team. From the beginning, God designed marriage to be two individuals joining together as one. Man and wife should be stronger and better as a team than as two individuals alone. We see this… Read more

  • Lydia in the Bible: God is in the Details

    Lydia in the Bible: God is in the Details

    Lydia in the Bible was a wealthy business woman who met Paul in Philippi when she and a group of women gathered together on the shore to pray. Have you ever been at just the right place at the right time? Maybe you weren’t even supposed to be there, but looking back, you can see… Read more

  • Mary Magdalene: A Misunderstood Woman

    Mary Magdalene: A Misunderstood Woman

    Of all the women we’ve studied thus far, I do believe Mary Magdalene’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. Mary Magdalene… Read more

  • The Canaanite Woman in the Bible

    The Canaanite Woman in the Bible

    The Canaanite woman was willing to do whatever it took to get healing for her daughter. There’s nothing worse than being a parent and watching your child suffer. It breaks out heart, so if you learn of a possible cure, you’re going to do whatever it takes to make it happen. That’s the case in… Read more

  • The Bleeding Woman Healed by Jesus

    The Bleeding Woman Healed by Jesus

    The bleeding woman recognized the healing power of Jesus, trusting that to touch His garment would be enough to heal her. How important is the sense of touch? We spent a good portion of 2020 tucked away in our homes, afraid to get near other people for fear we’d contract or spread Covid. Do you… Read more

  • 7 Women Warriors in the Bible

    7 Women Warriors in the Bible

    Though small in number, women warriors in the Bible played key roles in saving and protecting others. 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 warriors. Today we take a look at these women warriors, ordinary… Read more

  • Bible Midwives: Women’s History Unsung Heroes

    Bible Midwives: Women’s History Unsung Heroes

    The Bible includes several mentions of midwives including Rachel’s midwife, Tamar’s midwife, and Shiphrah and Puah, the Egyptian midwives. Did you know that March is Women’s History Month? This month we’re also counting down to the All God’s Women one-year anniversary. To celebrate both events, we’re winding down our days in the Old Testament by… Read more

  • Queen Esther in the Bible

    Queen Esther in the Bible

    Esther was a young Jewish girl chosen by King Ahasuerus to be his queen after he banished Vashti. Have you ever questioned God’s judgement? Why has He allowed you to go through so much? What if God is putting you right where you need to be in order to do a mighty work through you? … Read more

  • Queen Vashti

    Queen Vashti

    Queen Vashti was the original wife of King Ahasuerus. 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 who openly defied her husband, and… Read more

  • Jehosheba: A Woman of Courage and Character

    Jehosheba: A Woman of Courage and Character

    Jehosheba, a woman who saw senseless murders happening right before her eyes, found a way to save the life of an innocent baby. Who Was Jehosheba in the Bible? We meet Jehosheba in 2 Kings chapter 11. Her story intersects with Athaliah and Zibiah. So let’s first get clear on how everyone is related. Jehosheba… Read more

  • Naaman’s Wife’s Maidservant

    Naaman’s Wife’s Maidservant

    Naaman’s wife’s maidservant was a Hebrew girl captured by Syrian army, who served the wife of the army commander of the king of Syria. Have you ever found yourself in a place you didn’t want to be? Have you ever wondered how God could possibly use you in the situation you’re in?  In today’s episode… Read more

  • The Wise Woman of Abel

    The Wise Woman of Abel

    The unnamed woman of Abel stepped up and took action when her city was under seige. Have you ever been in a dangerous situation where all those around you were in a panic? How did you respond? Did you have the courage to take action when no one else would? When Abel was under siege… Read more

  • The Wise Woman of Tekoa

    The Wise Woman of Tekoa

    This unnamed woman of Tekoa shared a story that impacted the heart of King David. Do you sometimes wish you had different strengths or talents? Do you dismiss those things you’re good at, thinking they don’t really matter? Do you ever wonder how you could possibly be used to serve the Lord with the skillset… Read more

  • Mephibosheth’s Nurse

    Mephibosheth’s Nurse

    Mephibosheth’s nurse is an unnamed woman who dropped her young charge while attempting to rescue him from danger. Have you ever made a mistake that caused harm to someone else? Did you have good intentions but fell short of what you were trying to do? What happens when despite our best efforts, we still fail?… Read more