New Testament Women

Priscilla (or Prisca) and Aquila:

Attribute of Priscilla can teach us about the harmony and togetherness of marriage. Priscilla and Aquila are always mentioned together and went everywhere together. They did not compete against each other they were a couple and worked together as one flesh. They both worked together for the kingdom of the LORD and to bring Him the glory. Acts 18:1-26; Romans 16:3-4; 1 Corinthians 16:19-20; 2 Timot ...[Read More]

What does it take to change?

We have focused a good deal with the question of if the Philippians slave girl had changed once Paul commanded the spirit of divination from her. What does it take to change is the question I am asking. It is not a miraculous “poof” and the change happens and a life is on a better track. There has to be a wanting for change and then a dedication to change. Philippians 3:20-21 Change is a hard thin ...[Read More]

Spirit of Divination:

Sometimes we forget that the Bible is a living book that still holds the same cautions for our live as it did for the children of Israel. It is a reminder to us that someone who puts themselves in worldly positions it is a possibility to be exposed with one of the spirits of divination. These spirits of divination are an abomination to the LORD God and we are instructed to not follow after them an ...[Read More]

The Historical Setting of Philippi and the Philippians:

Knowing history can help us to understand the importance of certain events that have touched our lives. The historical setting of Philippi and the Philippians is a look at the time period of Paul and all the women that served him all in the name of Jesus Christ. The Roman colony of Philippi was ruled by Philip II of Macedon, the father of Alexander the Great. Originally it was an agricultural sett ...[Read More]

The Philippian Slave Girl:

The Philippian slave girl made her living by soothsaying for her masters. She earned them great gain. She also was possessed with a spirit of divination. When Paul commanded this spirit of divination out of her it left. That stopped their ability to earn money as a soothsayer for her masters. What happened to this damsel once she had been made clean is not known. It does give us pause to think wha ...[Read More]

Problems Between the Samaritans and Jews:

There has been example of problems between the Samaritans and the Jews. A look at history according to the Bible may shine a light on what the problems were and give us a better understanding of their relationship. This will shine a light on the deep meaning of the meaning of the Samaritan Woman at the well and the Parable of the Good Samaritan. History of Samaria begins in the Old Testament with ...[Read More]

Samaritan Woman at the Well:

The Samaritan Woman at the Well who meets Jesus is another un-named woman. This nameless woman brings many lessons to us as women and it heightens our experience in following Jesus. She has made a strong statement about the role of the early Christian communities and the role woman played. Through this woman we learn what it takes to receive life giving water. It is a story of faith in the Messiah ...[Read More]

Rewards of Those Who Serve the LORD God:

There are rewards for those who serve the LORD God. Those who follow Jesus will be honored by God. All things are of the LORD God, who has reconciled us to Himself by Jesus Christ. This is what the Bible says about serving the LORD God. How has the LORD prepared you to be His servant for His Glory? The Bible tells us the great rewards for those who serve the LORD God: Divine honor: If any man serv ...[Read More]

Servant of The LORD:

Phoebe in Romans 16:1-2 was identified by Paul as being a servant of the church at Cenchrea, a town near Corinth. What does it mean to be a servant of the Lord? Let’s look at what the Bible tells us about being a servant. The word “Servant” means 1) one who executes the commands of another, esp. of a master, a servant, attendant, minister, to be a slave and 2) a deacon, one who, by virtue of the o ...[Read More]

Be All You Can Be:

We need to be all that we can be for the Lord Jesus Christ. Phoebe is an example for us because she did not flaunt her position in the church. She taught us it is not the position we as women of Christ should be striving for. It is the service for the Lord Jesus Christ we are striving for. Being all you can be is one of the slogans that were used by the US Army. Since we, as women of Christ, are i ...[Read More]