Unnamed women of the Bible

Unnamed women of the Bible

As part of our rather eclectic look at the women of the Bible, we have decided to look at some of the unnamed women in the Bible. This thought came to me when I recently looked again at the story of the bleeding woman. There are many unnamed women in the Bible with important roles to play and lessons to teach us. We will look at two Old Testament women and two New Testament women. Pharaohs daughter Her part in the story of Moses is told in...

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Women in the life of Jesus

Women in the life of Jesus

Before we look at the specific women it’s interesting to remember that at the time of Jesus women had a very low status. However, Jesus treated women with dignity and respect. He had a number of women who surrounded Him and these women are mentioned in all four Gospels. These women supported and served Jesus and are, of course, role models for women of today. Very significantly, the first people to see Jesus after the Resurrection were...

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Evil women of the Bible

Evil women of the Bible

We all have unattractive qualities which we try to hide from others – and even sometimes from God- but He knows what they are! So why does God allow these qualities to develop in us? I’m thinking about dishonesty, selfishness, superiority and greed for example. Annette and I thought that we’d look at three less attractive women in the Bible and see what we could learn from their lives and see how God responds to their negative...

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Women who sacrifice

Women who sacrifice

For this post Mum (Annette) and I decided to look at some women in the Bible who made selfless sacrifices during their lives. Firstly we looked at Hannah and Mum wrote: Hannah was the second wife of Elkanah and had no children which distressed her greatly but eventually she conceived and had a son whom she called Samuel. She gave thanks to the Lord. She went on to have several more children but Samuel was lent to the Lord and Hannah brought him...

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