Women of Influence

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LESSONS FROM HANNAH

by Diane

1 Samuel 1:1-20 In today’s world Hannah would be a hero or—someone who is either revered, thought insane or hated; Someone who is ridiculed for weakness or just plain ignored for stupidity. However given her culture most of those opinions would not ‘fit’ seeing as how men often had more than one wife. On the […]

LESSONS FROM MARTHA and MARY

by Diane

John 11:1-7, 25-26 Jesus had spent many wonderful times with His friends Lazarus, Mary and Martha—days of listening to the Master, days of laughter., days of joy! For this family they were days serving the One who walked the rough roads of Judea. This was their friend whose life was spent speaking to the multitudes […]

LESSONS FROM ABIGAIL

by Diane

1 Samuel 25 Abigail—the name means—source of joy! Living with a mean and wicked man like Nabal must have been a constant burden. Even his name, Nabal, means fool. Abigail’s joy evidently came from somewhere other than the relationship she had with her husband. Without Abigail the whole household would have perished. Life wasn’t easy […]