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New Testament Women of the Bible

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Martha

Martha, Martha. A woman whom Jesus depended on for ministering, nurturing, hospitality, friendship, companionship, rest and respite. Understand what Jesus is saying, and not saying to his friend, since He is speaking to all women of the past, present and future, including you. Martha has received quite a lot of criticism over the years, for … Continue reading

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The Syro-Phoenician Woman

The Syro-Phoenician Woman The story of the Syro-Phoenician woman, found in Matthew 15:21-28 and Mark 7:24-29, has to be one of the most controversial, misunderstood passages in the entire Bible. Antagonists of Jesus use it to call Him a cold, impassive, uncaring racist who cruelly insults a woman, calling her nothing more than a dog. … Continue reading

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ELIZABETH

Elizabeth, widely known for her role as mother of John the Baptist and relative of the Virgin Mary, is one of the most prominent, highly regarded women in the Bible. Although these two roles speak volumes as to her historical biblical and historical significance, they speak little as to what Elizabeth endured and experienced to … Continue reading

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Joanna, wife of Cuza

  Enter Joanna, a disciple of Christ, who is mentioned in a mere two verses of the Bible. As typical of many women during the Biblical era, virtually no background information is written about her. We don’t know whose family she came from, what village she grew up in, or if she had any children. … Continue reading

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