BIBLICAL WOMEN A MOTHER’S DAY CELEBRATION TO WOMEN
These are some of the women who have made amazing contributions in the Bible, in various capacities. They are highly favored and valued of God and are cast in both good and bad lights. However they are strategically placed to tell a story and to teach important life lessons.
Ruth and Naomi A relationship where the greatest bond was faith in God.
A relationship of strong mutual commitment.
A relationship in which each person tried to do what was best for the other.
God’s living presence in a relationship overcomes differences that might otherwise create division and disharmony.
Proverbs 1:8 My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother.
Proverbs 31:10 Who can find a virtuous woman? For her price is far above rubies.
Every Woman who have spoken life into both young and old is a form of a mother extending wisdom and understanding.
Abigail (David’s wife),Bathsheba (Uriah’s and David’s wife), Deborah (Rebekah’s nursemaid), Deborah (Prophetess and Judge of Israel), Delilah (Samson’s wife), Dinah (Jacob’s daughter), Elizabeth (John the Baptist’s mother), Esther (Jewish Queen), Eve (Adam’s wife and 1st woman in the Bible), Gomer (Hosea’s wife and a prostitute), Hagar (Sarah’s Egyptian handmaiden), Hannah (Prophetess), Leah (Jacob’s 1st wife), Lydia (One of Christianity’s 1st converts), Mary (Jesus mother),
Mary (James and Joses’ mother), Mary (Martha’s sister), Mary (Cleophas’ wife), Mary Magdalene (Jesus’ Disciple), Martha (Mary and Lazarus’ sister),Naomi and Ruth (Mother and daughter-in-laws exceptional bond of friendship), Rachel (Jacob’s 2nd wife), Rebekah (Issac’s wife ,and Jacob and Essau’s mother), Sarah (Abraham’s wife) to name a few.
By Deacon Glenwyn Warner