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Purpose-Filled Women of the Bible


God breathed purpose into the lives of women we read about in the Bible. I have often wondered if they could possibly have known the importance of their incredible life assignments. I’m now convinced that they were just showing up for work and being obedient to wherever God placed them on any given day. Some of them had assignments in their home, workplace, congregation, or community. As you read more about in the Word of God and study their lives, consider what their faithful surrender to God’s will for their lives accomplished.

Mary, the mother of Jesus, joined other women in the first recorded prayer meeting.

Anna, a prophetess, was the first witness to the Jews.

Mary Magdalene was last at the cross, first at the tomb, and first to proclaim the Resurrection.

Lydia, a businesswoman, was the first to greet the Christian missionaries, Paul and Silas, in Europe, and she she as the first convert on that continent.

Mary of Bethany was honored by Christ.

Deborah was a judge.

Ruth was a fruitful, enterprising daughter-in-law.

Hannah was the mother of Samuel.

Abigail has become known as the first female public relationships official.

The Shunammite woman was a hospitable friend of Elisha.

Elizabeth was the mother of John the Baptist.

Joanna was a traveling helpmate for Jesus.

Susanna was a financial supporter of Jesus and his disciples.

The Samaritan woman at the well is now called an evangelist.

Dorcas was a benevolent seamstress and church leader.

Phoebe was a servant of the church.

Priscilla was a fellow worker with Paul.

Rehab was a prostitute, but showed faith in God when she welcomes the Israelite spies into Jericho.

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