Bible Study // Courageous Women of the Bible
Twelve sessions profile courageous women in the Old and New Testaments. Session topics include revering God, challenging injustice, making difficult choices, speaking truth, keeping faith, taking risks, and befriending Jesus, among others. 79 pages.
This Bible study, Courageous Women of the Bible, has been published by MennoMedia, commissioned by Mennonite Women Canada (MW Canada) and Mennonite Women USA (MW USA).
Twelve sessions and one worship session profile 20 biblical women, some of them nameless. These include Hagar, who God helped to survive in the wilderness; Naomi, Orpah and Ruth on difficult choices; Shiphrah and Puah, who stood up to Pharaoh; Tirzah and her sisters, who fought the injustice of inheritance laws; Huldah, one of many women prophets of the Bible, whose work eventually led to discerning the canon of the Bible; Vashti, who refused to dishonor herself; Mary’s faith as mother of Jesus; Mary and Martha’s great example of friendship; Priscilla, a strong partner with Aquilla in the early church; the Syrophoencian woman who dared to challenge Jesus; the faith and courage of the unnamed woman with an incurable blood flow; and the Samaritan woman’s outspoken witness.