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Roles Of Women In The Bible

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Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting, but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised. –Proverbs 31:30. All throughout time, Christians have influenced our past in an outstanding and admirable way. Many of those Christians are written about in the Bible, but women are often overlooked when studying influential figures in God’s Word. There are many prominent characters in the Bible, but three women particularly stand out: Hannah, who didn’t lose faith in God even when nothing went her way; Esther, who lived in a place where no one accepted her but still managed to save the Jewish people; and Mary, who trusted in God to make her the mother of His perfect son.
Hannah was a strong woman; even though she had many difficulties throughout
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She was a lowly girl who was chosen by the king to become his queen. Esther was excited to be the queen, but she was tremendously worried because she was a Jew, living in secret amongst a pagan society. When Haman convinced the king to command that all Jews be killed, Esther was troubled. She cried out to the Lord and revealed to the king that she was a Jew, which put her in severe danger. But God heard her pleas for her people and convinced the king to write new laws that protected the Jewish people. With the Lord’s help, Esther bravely stood up to the King and saved herself, her family, and the Jewish people.
Mary was another godly woman who bravely stood with God when times were tough. Mary was an unmarried woman who was completely unprepared when the Lord told her that she would become pregnant, and eventually give birth to Jesus. Mary was terrified that her fiancé and the people in her village would not accept her or believe her when she revealed that she was pregnant out of wedlock. She could have been thrown out of her town, or killed for that. Although she was faced with extreme circumstances, she never lost her faith in God and eventually gave birth to the savior of the
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