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Intersections

Lesson Seven: Caretakers of Faith

Background: A caretaker is defined as a person who tends to someone or something. We are created in God’s image. God’s role for us as women is to be co-caretakers of the world. Jesus’ ministry includes saving, serving, helping, healing,…Continue Reading →

Lesson Six: Character Counts

Background: Jesus recognized and elevated women in a way unprecedented in the first century. This week we will focus on the stories of several of these women and the decisions they made, which shaped their actions, character, and outcomes. Each…Continue Reading →

Lesson Five: The Compassion Of Christ

Background: At the time of Jesus’ ministry on earth, Jewish culture was decidedly patriarchal (see Appendix B). The daily prayers of Jewish men included this prayer of thanksgiving: “Praised be God that he has not created me a woman.” At…Continue Reading →

Lesson Four: Commended or Condemned?

Background: Strong women use their voices to influence others in positive or negative ways. Huldah was known for her wise and godly counsel. The infamous Jezebel, however, is still synonymous with evil. Memory Verse: “The integrity of the upright guides…Continue Reading →

Lesson Three: Courage in the Lord

Background: The story of Deborah features a valiant, wise woman who was chosen by God to serve as prophet and judge. At God’s command, Deborah commissions Barak and accompanies him to the battlefield. Deborah prophetically reveals, however, that the honor…Continue Reading →

Lesson Two: Countenance of Faith

Background: The verb “to see” includes much more than just the work of the eyes. It means to behold, consider, discern, take heed, perceive, regard, and think. You see, spiritual sight happens when our minds, hearts, and spirits take information…Continue Reading →

Lesson One: Covenant of Redemption

Background: God chose a man named Hosea to speak His message to the people, and like other prophets, the Lord required him to perform difficult and even humiliating object lessons to complement the message. At the beginning of Hosea’s prophetic…Continue Reading →

Introduction

Intersections Our study of women in the Bible continues from the Spring 2018 semester. The lives of the women that we will study are ones that you may not know very well and are often overlooked. In our culture today,…Continue Reading →

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