Women & Faith
This is the second Friday in Women’s History Month, where I will point out a significant woman from the Bible: Eve. The Bible doesn’t give us a lot about her, but there is more about her in Scripture than we realize….
Oftentimes women think that God doesn’t care about their success, or that they don’t have a place- and they feel quarantined into the children or women’s ministries. And this causes them to be concerned about their stewardship to Christ, when their talents aren’t’ being utilized.
This is not a feminist profile of women being better than men, but rather, Seele Magazine Editor, Ally aims to show how God used Paul AND a group of women to establish the first Christian church in Europe.
The wonderful thing about science is that if you have a meek heart, God will reveal Himself to you and show you through it that He exists. And so today, we’re going to look at laminin.
"It takes a long time to become a good woman, just like it takes a long time to become a good man. That older woman in your life that you see, admire and that’s oozing with wisdom, well, it took years for her to be that way..."
Her name means stubborn and rebellious. Her occupation was a wife, mother, and homemaker. She was a refugee in Egypt. She was from the tribe of Judah, from the lineage of King David. Her religion was firstly Judaism then later Christianity. She’s referenced in the Gospels and in Acts 1. In the New Testament she only speaks 4 times. Clues about her life are elusive, so scholars must take what they can from Hebrew Scriptures, first century Mediterranean texts, the New Testament, and archaeological digs.
Every family has problems. And for some, what looks good on the outside is often not the case of what’s going on in the inside. Jacob, one of the Old Testament patriarch's, his family is not exempt from family problems.
He made man the way He made man, with totally different characteristics than a woman. And then he made woman-Eve- which means life giver. And she came from his rib, at a time when Adam was lonely and felt the loneliness of being alone in the garden. She was Adam’s “Ezer Kenegdo” AKA his “help meet.
I was listening to a message by Lisa Bevere once and she funnily but seriously stated that when she was in her 20s she hated girls- all the jealousy, competitiveness, lack of supporting one another, and gossiping that girls are known for.