• The Woman Who Ate Her Son

    The Woman Who Ate Her Son

    During a time of famine in Samaria, the Syrians besieged Samaria, causing acute inflation and desperation within the city walls. With the Syrian army surrounding the capitol city, they were unable to get provisions to the people inside. It got to the point that a donkey’s head was sold for eighty shekels of silver, and… Read more

  • Micah’s Mother

    Micah’s Mother

    The later part of the book of Judges includes a series of stories that illustrate the pagan influences on the people of Israel. Chapter 17 tells the story of Micah and his mother. They lived in the mountains of Ephraim.  Micah’s mother had a large stash of money that was stolen, so she put a… Read more

  • Idle Widows and Paul

    Idle Widows and Paul

    In 1 Timothy 5 Paul offers advice to idle widows as well as addressing the church’s responsibility to widows. Last week we looked at Paul’s advice for women professing godliness. This week we continue with Paul’s teaching for widows, addressing not just the church’s responsibility for widows but advice for the widows themselves. Like last… Read more

  • Woman in the Parable of the Lost Coin

    Woman in the Parable of the Lost Coin

    Several of Jesus’s parables featured women, including the parable of 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. The Parables… Read more

  • Widow With Two Mites: Faithful in the Shadows

    Widow With Two Mites: Faithful in the Shadows

    Jesus used the widow with two mites to show what true giving looked like. Both Mark and Luke cover the story of the poor widow and her temple gift, but Mark provides more details, so we’ll focus there.  Jesus and the Religious Leaders The stage is set in Mark 11:27. Jesus and His disciples come… 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

  • The Prophet’s Widow, A Woman in Debt

    The Prophet’s Widow, A Woman in Debt

    The prophet’s widow was an unnamed wife of one of the sons of prophets. He died leaving a great debt. Have you ever been in debt? Have you ever had others demanding from you what you didn’t have to give? Have you ever witnessed a miracle? In today’s episode of All God’s Women we look… Read more

  • Widow of Zarephath

    Widow of Zarephath

    The widow of Zarephath was an unknown woman from Zidon, Jezebel’s homeland. When did you first hear about God? Who was it that told you about Him? What did it take for you to discover Him as Your God and to establish a personal relationship with Him? In today’s episode of All God’s Women we… Read more

  • Ruth: Devoted Daughter-in-Law

    Ruth: Devoted Daughter-in-Law

    The book of Ruth in the Bible tells the story of a young Moabite woman who followed her mother-in-law Naomi to Bethlehem. What does it take to be a woman of faith? What is the most important trait we need to be used by God? How do we acquire that trait? Ruth was a simple… Read more

  • Naomi in the Bible: A Message of Hope

    Naomi in the Bible: A Message of Hope

    Naomi lost her husband Elimelech and sons Mahlon and Kilian, but gained daughters-in law Orpah and Ruth. Has your life ever taken an unexpected turn, either for good or for bad? Have you had your life mapped out, convinced you knew what was ahead, only to have God lead you in an unexpected direction? Have… Read more