Heroines of the Bible: Deborah

Heroines of the Bible: Deborah

Deborah became a Heroine as the Judge over Israel when she ordered Barak to form an army and fight the army of Jabin’s general Sisera. Judges 4:4. And Deborah, a prophetess, the wife of Lapidot, judged Israel at that time. 5. And she lived under the date palm of...
Heroines of the Bible: Leah

Heroines of the Bible: Leah

Leah became the wife of Jacob knowing she would be the lesser of his two wives, but her humility and quiet love brought her the blessing of six sons and a daughter. She also became much loved by Jacob and is buried beside Jacob in the Tomb of the Patriarchs in Hebron....
Heroines of the Bible: Rebeccah

Heroines of the Bible: Rebeccah

Rebeccah respected the Word of the Lord when He told her there were twins in her womb. The LORD* then went on to say the elder, Esau, would serve the younger, Jacob. That prompted her to coax Jacob to imitate Esau. Rebeccah waited twenty years after marrying Isaac to...
Heroines of the Bible: Sarah

Heroines of the Bible: Sarah

Genesis 17:15. And God said to Abraham, “As for Sarai your wife, you will not call her name Sarai, but her name will be Sarah.1 16. And I shall bless her and give you a son also from her. Yes, I will bless her and she will be a mother of nations; kings of peoples will...
Heroines of the Bible: Rahab

Heroines of the Bible: Rahab

Rahab, who hid the spies sent to Jericho by Joshua risked her life when she took them to her roof and hid them from the king’s messengers. From this heroic act, she not only preserved her life and the lives of her family, she became part of the lineage of...
Heroines of the Bible – Jochebed

Heroines of the Bible – Jochebed

Jochebed, Moses’ mother: Exodus 2.1. And there went a man from the house of Levi and took a daughter of Levi for a wife. 2. And the woman conceived and bore a son and when she saw that he was a goodly child, she hid him for three months. 3. Then when she could no...