Resources by Topic: Women of the Bible

The Queen of Sheba, Day 3

The Queen of Sheba, Day 3

Where do you see yourself on the economic spectrum? Well, if you know the King of kings, He has poured out riches on you. If you know Jesus you’re rich! Read or Listen →

The Queen of Sheba, Day 2

The Queen of Sheba, Day 2

When is the last time you were blown away by the wonder of God’s world? Nancy will show you how to recapture that sense of wonder every day. Read or Listen →

The Queen of Sheba, Day 1

The Queen of Sheba, Day 1

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 2

Mary's Secret, Day 2

When you’re young, you plan and dream of the future. It’s disappointing when those plans change. Hear from Janet Parshall today. 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 →

A Breath of New Life, Part 6

A Breath of New Life, Part 6

A biblical woman went through a roller coaster of experiences. Miraculous birth, death, resurrection, famine. Do you feel like your life is like that? Read or Listen →

A Breath of New Life, Part 5

A Breath of New Life, Part 5

Where do you turn with your deepest needs? To friends? Counselors? Books or conferences? Nancy says none of these things will ultimately solve your problem. Read or Listen →

A Breath of New Life, Part 3

A Breath of New Life, Part 3

If you’re not satisfied with what you have right now, you’re not going to be satisfied by getting more. Nancy shows you how to be growing in contentment. Read or Listen →

A Breath of New Life, Part 2

A Breath of New Life, Part 2

If you’re not satisfied with what you have right now, you’re not going to be satisfied by getting more. Nancy shows you how to be growing in contentment. Read or Listen →

Do You Truly Know Jesus?

Do You Truly Know Jesus?

There’s a big difference between knowing about Jesus and actually knowing Him personally. Janet Parshall explores the difference in the life of a woman. 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 →

Mary Was a Humble Woman

Mary Was a Humble Woman

If you have kids on Christmas break this week, you may know what it’s like to have your plans challenged and your wisdom called into question. 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 →

Mary's Song

Mary's Song

The Christmas season is a great time to worship. In fact, worship accompanied the very first Christmas. Read or Listen →

An Encounter with Power

An Encounter with Power

Is there an area of your life that makes you desperate? Erin Davis reminds you that situation is a very good thing because it can drive you to Jesus. Read or Listen →

An Encounter with Friendship

An Encounter with Friendship

If you’re a get-it-done kind of person, do you get bothered by the story of Mary and her sister Martha? Erin Davis calls herself a Type Double-A personality. Read or Listen →

Death Brings Life

Death Brings Life

None of us like it, but growth usually requires some degree of pain. Get some encouragement as you face your painful situation. 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 →

Diffusing the Situation

Diffusing the Situation

How do you talk with an angry, volatile person? First, if you’re a child of God, realize that God is protecting you. Second, speak wise words. Read or Listen →

Are You Approachable?

Are You Approachable?

Imagine a group of soldiers are on their way to your house. Your spouse has insulted them and treated them rudely. Would you go out to meet them? 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 →

Touched by Humility

Touched by Humility

When people get older, they often resist new ways of doing things. How can you keep from developing that kind of resistance? 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 →

Why Should You Sing?

Why Should You Sing?

Do circumstances or emotions ever make it hard for you to open your mouth and sing? Gain some perspective on singing joyfully. Read or Listen →

Singing with a Whole Heart

Singing with a Whole Heart

Why do you sing in church? Out of habit or obligation? Nancy wonders what singing would be like if everyone were singing with their whole heart. Read or Listen →

God-Centered Worship

God-Centered Worship

After crossing the Red Sea, the Children of Israel witnessed the destruction of their enemies. Then they sang, worshiping God. 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 →

God Uses Courageous Women

God Uses Courageous Women

The courage of a few women can have a huge effect on their world. This was true in ancient Egypt when some women defied an evil king. It’s also true for you. 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 →

An Unconventional Battle Plan

An Unconventional Battle Plan

Imagine living in a city that’s under attack, not just from an opposing army, but from God Himself. The biblical character Rahab faced that exact thing. Read or Listen →

Entirely Forgiven

Entirely Forgiven

Is your sin too great for God to forgive? If you can’t get rid of the suspicion that it is, find freedom. Read or Listen →

The Scarlet Thread

The Scarlet Thread

Rahab was told to hang a scarlet cord out her window. That seems like an insignificant gesture, yet it saved her life. 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 →

Written into God’s Script

Written into God’s Script

When God told His people to destroy the city of Jericho, why did He choose to have mercy on one woman? Hear about Rahab’s redemption and God’s power. 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 →

Don't Sit Out the Battle

Don't Sit Out the Battle

Imagine Olympic athletes who have spent years in training. Then when they get to the event, they decide not to compete. Sometimes we do things like this. Read or Listen →

A New Women's Movement

A New Women's Movement

Almost nothing is accomplished without leadership. God usually gives those roles to men. But what if they don't take those role? 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 →

Prone to Wander

Prone to Wander

Sometimes it’s hard to notice how prone we are to wander. But when we recognize our sin, there is hope. 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 →

A Time to Celebrate

A Time to Celebrate

The book of Ecclesiastes tells us that there is a time to weep and a time to laugh. So let us weep over the lost and over our own sin. 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 →

A Persuasive Presentation

A Persuasive Presentation

Imagine your spouse made the kind of mistake that could cost thousands of people their lives. Would you approach him with a humble, gracious spirit? 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 →

For Such a Time as This

For Such a Time as This

If you’ve ever felt like a nobody, you’re not alone. The solution isn’t to talk to yourself and convince yourself how special you are. 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 →

An Evil Plan Is Hatched

An Evil Plan Is Hatched

We can all remember scandals in which a high-profile leader suddenly lost popularity and influence. Stories like this remind us that integrity is important. Read or Listen →

The Plot Thickens

The Plot Thickens

"Don’t worry." That advice is easy to give and almost impossible to live by ... unless you know the God who controls everything. 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 →

Married to an Alcoholic

Married to an Alcoholic

If your husband asked you to do something immoral, would you do it? What if he was the king and he was drunk and it could mean your life if you disobeyed? 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 →

Faith and Surrender

Faith and Surrender

Does the word peaceful describe you? It can, even though things are hectic all around you. Nancy shares the secret to having peace. 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 Request

A Request

Can a wife have a submissive spirit even if her husband won’t provide leadership? 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.

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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 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 ...

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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.

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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 ...

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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.

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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 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 →