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Lesson Four: Worldly… or Holy

Background: This week we explore God’s promises to us regarding holiness. Ezra exemplifies a life committed to God’s promise of holiness. Ezra was a priest and scribe who was grieved to discover that, while in Babylon, God’s people had strayed…Continue Reading →

Lesson Three: Overwhelmed… or Comforted

Memory Verse: “All praise to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. God is our merciful Father and the source of all comfort. He comforts us in all our troubles so that we can comfort others. When they are…Continue Reading →

Lesson Two: Stress… or Peace

Background: We live in a world where the demands for our time and attention seem to be unending—our jobs, health, family, friends, and even ministry can easily overwhelm us. However, stress is a common human experience as shown in many…Continue Reading →

Lesson One: Unbelief… Or Faith

Background: John Stott teaches, “Faith’s only function is to receive what grace offers.” Grace and faith are intimately woven together in the person of Jesus Christ. Your movement to the life of faith from the life of unbelief is a…Continue Reading →

Introduction

Foundations: Grounded on God's Promises No matter what season of life you are in or what you are going through, God’s Word has promises for you! You are never alone, forgotten, or without hope when you rest on the promises…Continue Reading →

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 →

Lesson Twelve: You, A Daughter of The King

Background: Reading through the Psalms, you will notice a life-changing phrase repeated. It is the phrase “O LORD my God,” and though its words are few, the weight of this truth will lead us in worship for all eternity. Tony…Continue Reading →

Lesson Eleven: Mary Magdalene

Background: Mary Magdalene is mentioned 14 times in the Gospels. A striking feature in 8 of those 14 passages is that Mary is named with other women, but she always heads the list, implying her significance. In one instance, her…Continue Reading →

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