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Mary, Mother of Jesus

Her family lived in humble stone and mud-brick houses, with Mary spending her days grinding wheat and barley into flour, and making their meals which consisted of vegetables, eggs, fruits, and nuts. Her daily routine would consist of making the bread, feeding the chickens, caring for the donkey, and making her clothing from the wool … Continue reading

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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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Herodias: Are You Her?

Are you her? Take a quick moment and take stock of your life: your husband, your boyfriend, your past relationships. Are you divorced for a reason other than marital unfaithfulness? Are you remarried? Or are you married to someone who has been divorced outside of adultery? Are you having an affair? Are you living with … 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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