Luke 17: 20- Luke 18:8 Have you ever wondered why Jesus told this story about a nagging woman and a uncaring, crooked judge? He won’t listen, especially because she is a widow with no money. But he does. Why? She never gave up asking for justice. She was persistent. Jesus told his disciples this parable […]

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Mark 12:38-44  What does Jesus want us to know about his comments about the poor widow’s offering? She was a small, unknown, un-noticed, powerless woman with her two coins–about 3 cents in today’s world. Ignored by the wealthy, and the self-important of her day, she is cherished in Jesus’ eyes. She is a hero of […]

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Genesis 38 – Tamar, twice-widowed. Why do we care about this Canaanite woman? Where are the heroes? In this story there is no hero. Tamar acted nobly to continue the name of the family. God still used these people. God still had His plan in this story. Tamar is named in Christ’s genealogy. Care for […]

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