In God’s wisdom, Miriam experienced both the pain of exposure, and the deep and abiding joy of healing, restoration, and reconciliation. Continue reading Miriam
Jesus was thirsty for water, and knew the woman at the well was thirsty for eternal life.
But. There is so . . . much . . . more to this story. You may be surprised by what the Greek reveals.
Continue reading Woman at the Well
through Lydia we learn that mature faith accepts God’s crossing up of conventions–I first heard that taught in a BSF class, years ago, and I was struck with the simple wisdom in that statement. Continue reading Lydia
How long have you been waiting for the longing you have been praying about to be fulfilled? A longing you have felt certain God has invited you to pray about, that you feel certain God has indicated will be fulfilled? Continue reading Anna the Prophet
In each succeeding story, a picture emerges of a woman of great faith, spiritual wisdom, a scriptural scholar in her own right, one who believed in the power, provision, and promise of Almighty God. Continue reading The Virgin Mary
In one of the more remarkable moments in the Christian Testament, Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit and God could not have been more fully present in that amazing moment. Continue reading Elizabeth
Hagar realized God had “seen” her, the Lord knew her just as she was, understood her with great compassion in her inmost depths and all that concerned her. Continue reading Hagar
Ultimately, though Rebekah paid dearly for the way she fought for fulfillment of God’s promises, she held steady as a woman of faith. Far more than Isaac, it was Rebekah who believed God and desired God’s will as well as God’s promises and covenant. Continue reading Rebekah
Broken by life’s traumas, calamities, and tragedies, and just when you’re at your lowest, it seems…there you go, right over the edge, and into the dumpster. Continue reading Leah
What we do reveals who we are and what we truly believe.
What pulls you backward? What pulls you forward? Which seems stronger? What does what you say and do reveal about who you truly are and what you truly believe? How can God’s mercy triumph in your life?
Continue reading Wife of Lot