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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!

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Deborah and Barak Working Together

Deborah was an unusual woman for her time and culture. Even today, she would be inspirational and unique. Her story appears in the book of Judges, chapters four and five, at a time when Israel had no king. God raised up men, and at this time a woman, to be leaders in the country. But who was Barak? And how, and why, did Deborah and Barak come to work together?

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Zechariah and Elizabeth – Authentic Faith

Luke’s gospel begins with an introduction to an older, godly couple – Zechariah and Elizabeth. They are drawn in to the nativity story and included in the wonder of God’s redemption plan for humanity. But God’s timing is also perfect for them as individuals – in a way which is forever beyond their understanding. God is Sovereign and over all, and yet in His majesty He is still a relational God, and our loving Heavenly Father.

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Lydia of Thyatira

Lydia of Thyatira is known by her profession as a successful, businesswoman. But her character is revealed in her actions, she is a woman who is seeking God and has her priorities right. Lydia, figuratively, opens the door of her heart to receive the good news of the gospel. At the same time, she, literally, opens the door of her home. She is willing to offer hospitality and invites the apostle Paul, and his travelling companions, to come and stay at her house.

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The Prophetess, Anna Daughter of Phanuel

Following Jesus’ birth Mary and Joseph travel, the short distance from Bethlehem, to attend the Temple in Jerusalem. A new mother was required to go to the Temple, forty days after the birth of a son, to offer a sacrifice for her purification . The firstborn of any children were also, as prescribed by the law of Moses, presented at the Temple and dedicated to serve the Lord. Jesus’ parents are following these requirements and it is there in the Temple courts that Anna daughter of Phanuel, is drawn into the event.

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Three Inspirational Qualities of Abigail

Even in a different time and culture we can still see the inspirational qualities of Abigail in the Bible. She was willing to use her voice for the benefit of others. Abigail took a risk to diffuse a volatile situation, and used everything she had to divert danger. She revealed herself to be a courageous, and prudent, woman of faith. Her story has the power to speak truth into our lives today.

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