Resources by Topic: Women of the Bible

One Wise Woman

One Wise Woman

In the middle of conflict, one wise woman can make a big difference. The Old Testament tells us about a wise woman who had influence in a time of violence. Read or Listen →

Here Comes the Queen

Here Comes the Queen

A powerful, wealthy queen heard of a king even greater than she was. Her search for this king is a picture of the way we could seek after wisdom. Read or Listen →

Mary's Example, Day 2

Mary's Example, Day 2

Dr. Russell Moore says there's a right kind of submission and a wrong one. In our day, many people are submitting to the wrong thing, causing huge problems. Read or Listen →

Mary's Example, Day 1

Mary's Example, Day 1

What can you learn from Mary, the mother of Jesus? Dr. Russell Moore will show you how much Mary's life says to women in the twenty-first century. Read or Listen →

Mary’s Secret, Day 1

Mary’s Secret, Day 1

Set aside Christmas decorations, carols, and cards. Get fresh perspective on a poor young girl tasked with a gigantic assignment. Janet Parshall shares today. Read or Listen →

Genuine Change

Genuine Change

Is real change is possible? Janet Parshall tells about a woman needing real change—she was possessed by demons! Hear what happened when she encountered Jesus. Read or Listen →

A Life of Belief

A Life of Belief

Christmas is all about surrender. It's about the surrender of the Son to obey the perfect will of the Father and enter human history. Read or Listen →

Overshadow Me

Overshadow Me

Mary of Nazareth did something extraordinary: she carried God Incarnate on a long journey to give birth in a stable. Read or Listen →

A Happy Ending?

A Happy Ending?

Many women leave their husbands and chase after another man, only to discover that the new situation is worse than the first. Read or Listen →

A Soft Answer

A Soft Answer

What should a wife do when her husband’s choices are dangerous or destructive? Nancy gives some wise perspective on this issue. Read or Listen →

Caught in the Middle

Caught in the Middle

When we hear a story, we identify with the hero. But often we act more like a villain. Nancy shares about a godly woman and her foolish husband. Read or Listen →

Keep Me from Sin

Keep Me from Sin

Some behaviors, such as drug addiction, are not just sinful; they’re also taboo in the church. But it’s easy to get away with other types of sin. Read or Listen →

A Heart Scan

A Heart Scan

When you let a weed go, it will eventually conquer the garden. In the same way, when you let discontentment grow in your heart. Read or Listen →

The Seeds of Faith

The Seeds of Faith

When parents teach God’s Word to their kids, it can feel like the material is going in one ear and out the other. But it may pay off more than you realize. Read or Listen →

Faith to Be Fearless

Faith to Be Fearless

Do you ever worry what the future holds for your children? Find out how you can be a parent of faith, working, praying, and trusting for your children. Read or Listen →

Grace for Today

Grace for Today

Does the sin of your past have to keep you from moving forward in your relationship with God? Hear from women who have found freedom. Read or Listen →

God Is at Work

God Is at Work

Some heroes of the Bible found themselves in an unlikely place—the house of a prostitute. Hear how God works in unpredictable places. Read or Listen →

The Tent Peg

The Tent Peg

In the middle of what you might think are everyday boring tasks, God may have a special appointment for you. Are you ready? Read or Listen →

Whatever it Takes

Whatever it Takes

When someone we love is suffering, we want to step in and stop the pain. But if God is using suffering to draw a lost soul to Himself, we need to let God work. Read or Listen →

True Leadership

True Leadership

Understandably, we get upset with leaders who abuse political power. Instead of serving the public, they’re serving themselves. Read or Listen →

Remember

Remember

The word amuse literally means "to stop thinking." A lot of people equate rest and celebration with amusement. Read or Listen →

Battling Sin

Battling Sin

The law of the Spirit of Life in Christ Jesus works in our lives, overcoming the pull, the gravity, the law of sin and death. Read or Listen →

Stark Contrast

Stark Contrast

If a powerful government leader were to attack a minority population, who would likely come out ahead? It depends on God’s will. Read or Listen →

Time to Act

Time to Act

Trust in God’s providence does not mean that you always sit back and do nothing and just wait for things to unfold as they will happen. Read or Listen →

Esther's Dilemma

Esther's Dilemma

Does it seem as if the latest crisis in your life always arrives at a bad time? Hear how God uses what looks like bad timing for His glory. Read or Listen →

Queen

Queen

Do you ever feel pressure to conform to the people around you? Do you think there would be more or less pressure if you suddenly became a queen. Read or Listen →

Three Themes

Three Themes

A young girl lived under an authoritarian regime. She was conscripted into a harem and was pulled into ethnic conflict. Sound like something Read or Listen →

God Is in Control

God Is in Control

Moms try to control their kids. And that’s a good thing; it’s a part of training and protecting them. But the truth is that moms can’t control everything. Read or Listen →

Dedication

Dedication

If a friend lent you a priceless treasure, you would treat it carefully. Our children are treasures on loan from God. Are you taking good care of them. Read or Listen →

The Squeeze

The Squeeze

Imagine a friend laughing at you after you tell her about one of your deepest struggles. Nancy tells of a woman from the Old Testament in that position. Read or Listen →

No Formulas

No Formulas

Do you ever wonder what God’s plan is? Why do the faithful suffer while the ungodly prosper? Nancy offers some ideas about this difficult situation. Read or Listen →

Days of Decline

Days of Decline

Do you ever look at the blatant sin in our culture and wonder if we live in the worst time ever? Nancy tells about some other sinful moments Read or Listen →

Restoration

Restoration

Imagine losing everything! That’s what one biblical character experienced when she lost her husband, sons, home, and country. Read or Listen →

A Blessed Ceremony

A Blessed Ceremony

You’ve heard the debates about Social Security. Will it be around in the future? Thankfully, you never have to worry about Jesus Christ. Read or Listen →

Just Wait

Just Wait

Our culture shouts to us that only status and position really count, but the Bible tells us something different! Read or Listen →

A Redeemer

A Redeemer

There’s nothing better than hearing a good story told by a good storyteller. Today, Nancy Leigh DeMoss welcomes actor Max McLean. Read or Listen →

An Encounter with Jesus

Who was Mary Magdalene? The popular picture of this biblical character is influenced by a lot of conjecture and legend. Janet Parshall helps us accurately get to know this woman who encountered Jesus in an amazing way. Mary's story will encourage you to encounter Jesus in fresh ways as well.

Janet Parshall Who was Mary Magdalene? The popular picture of her is influenced by a lot of conjecture and legend. Janet Parshall helps us accurately get to know her. Continue Reading 

The Woman at the Well

Deep down, everyone is thirsty. People try to quench the thirst in all kinds of ways—relationships, alcohol and drugs, success, money. Janet Parshall tells the story of a woman whose thirst was truly satisfied. She’ll show you how to find the same Living Water that transformed this woman

Janet Parshall Deep down, everyone is thirsty. People try to quench the thirst in all kinds of ways. Janet Parshall tells of a woman whose thirst was truly satisfied. Continue Reading 

A True Woman Joins the Battle

Does fear hold you back from all God wants to do through you? Nancy Leigh DeMoss understands the fear that tempts women away from God's calling on their lives. She'll open the Bible and show you the example of Deborah, a mother of Israel used by God to save a nation. This example will encourage you to bravely be God's ...

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth Does fear hold you back from all God wants to do through you? Nancy Leigh DeMoss understands the fear that tempts women away from God's calling on their lives. Continue Reading 

For Such a Time as This

Watch how God uses ordinary and imperfect people to accomplish His purposes. Not only will the story of Esther help you to trust in God's providence, you'll also be challenged to surrender your life to His sovereign will.

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth Watch how God uses ordinary and imperfect people to accomplish His purposes. Continue Reading 

A Woman After God's Own Heart

Janet Parshall helps us see the familiar story of Hannah with a fresh perspective as she explores how God used Hannah’s faith and prayers to bless her family and impact a nation. As we study Hannah’s example, we’ll see a woman whose life was God-centered, a woman who learned to trust God completely, and a woman who teaches us what ...

Janet Parshall Janet Parshall helps us see the familiar story of Hannah with a fresh perspective as she explores how God used Hannah’s faith and prayers. Continue Reading 

Mary's Secret to Embracing Life-Shaking Circumstances

Have you ever wondered what enabled Mary to respond to the angel Gabriel’s life-changing news with such humility, submissiveness, and obedience? As you lose yourself in Mary’s story, you’ll find yourself challenged to give your plans, timetables, and expectations to the One who has a very different, sovereign plan for your life.

Janet Parshall Have you ever wondered what enabled Mary to respond to the angel Gabriel’s life-changing news with such humility, submissiveness, and obedience? Continue Reading 

Session 2 Drama: Woman at the Well

Acts of Renewal bring the Bible to life in this extraordinary retelling of the Woman at the Well and Jesus’ love for sinners.

Acts of Renewal Acts of Renewal bring the Bible to life in this extraordinary retelling of the Woman at the Well and Jesus’ love for sinners. Continue Reading