Does it come as a surprise that there are women prophets in the Bible, or maybe that there are more than you thought? But who were they? There is a list here of inspiring women, who prophesied, from the Old and New Testament Scriptures. Some are only mentioned briefly while others are women who fulfilled their godly calling, who were bold and courageous to speak God’s word. And more than that, they acted in faith and sought to honor God through their actions. We will explore who they were, but before we do that let’s first examine exactly what is a prophetess.Continue reading “Women Prophets in the Bible – Who Were They?”
Category: Biblical Women
Character studies of familiar, and lesser known, women from the pages of the Bible.
3 Relevant Lessons From The Life of Miriam!
Miriam’s story appears in Scripture as part of the bigger picture of God rescuing and redeeming the nation of Israel. But she had a role, and an important one. There are spiritual lessons from the life of Miriam that have a relevant message for us today. Sometimes we may feel small and insignificant in the light of national events. But, as Miriam’s story reveals, God cares deeply and is interested in each one of us!Continue reading “3 Relevant Lessons From The Life of Miriam!”
3 Characteristics of Deborah in the Bible
Deborah’s story is found in the book of Judges which recounts a troubled period in Israel’s history. From the time of the elders, who outlived Joshua, until the time of the monarchy, God raised up a series of leaders for His people. They came from different tribes, and each leader was unique in their own way. Deborah was the only woman chosen, and an unusual woman even by today’s standards. What can we learn from the characteristics of Deborah in the Bible to apply to our lives today?Continue reading “3 Characteristics of Deborah in the Bible”
Ruth the Moabitess A Model of Faithfulness
The story of Ruth in the Bible is only four short chapters packed with detail of what is basically a real love story – but not romantic love! Ruth was a young woman from Moab, the neighboring country to Israel during the time of the Judges. The characteristics of Ruth demonstrate a model of faithfulness. But how did Ruth the Moabitess become the one to reflect God’s love so clearly?Continue reading “Ruth the Moabitess A Model of Faithfulness”
Four Important Lessons from Leah in the Bible
The story of Leah is found in Genesis chapter 29 interwoven with the account of her husband Jacob, and sister Rachel. They become locked in a love triangle with ongoing rivalry. It seemed as if Leah was the one disadvantaged with everything stacked against her. But when we look deeper into the story did she manage to find a measure of peace and happiness? And are there lessons from Leah in the Bible that we can relate to?Continue reading “Four Important Lessons from Leah in the Bible”
Achsah – See Possibilities with God
To see possibilities with God is an act of faith. It is when we choose to believe in the word of God, over and above what we see before us. Choosing to see in faith, can be a defining moment and a lifetime commitment. Achsah was a biblical woman who chose to see the possibilities with God. More than that, she acted on that vision and received a double blessing!Continue reading “Achsah – See Possibilities with God”