Reflections from Week 2 of Beautifully Surrendered A Love God Greatly Bible Study about God’s Heart for His Daughters Through Elizabeth, the Canaanite Woman, Rabhab, Ruth, and the Bleeding Woman we have seen how God’s heart is moved by our faith. We have witnessed His blessings of miraculous pregnancies, healing of a demon possessed daughter,…

The verse we are focusing on today starts with, “He said to her …” but you have to read the passage to see the fuller picture of why He said it. Her face to face encounter with Jesus happened because “she heard about Jesus”. What she heard she must have believed because she acted on her faith and by Jesus’ own words – “her faith made her well”.

There were cultural norms of the day that would have led Orpah and Ruth to stay with their mother-in-law, Naomi,

Rahab: Strong and Brave Wednesday, Week 2 of Beautifully Surrendered, A Love God Greatly Study Today’s Reading: Joshua 2; James 2:14-26; SOAP: Hebrews 11:31 It was by faith that Rahab the prostitute was not destroyed with the people in her city who refused to obey God. For she had given a friendly welcome to the…

We really need to look at the full picture to understand and appreciate what took place and what it means for us as Gentile believers.

Elizabeth: Nothing is Impossible Monday, Week 2 of Beautifully Surrendered, A Love God Greatly Study Today’s Reading: Luke 1:5-25; 39-45; SOAP: Luke 1:45 You are blessed because you believed that the Lord would do what he said.” Luke 1:45 My Observations: The Back Story To truly appreciate and rightly observe this one verse I believe…

How sweet is this scene’s depiction of the Savior’s intimate care for His mother even in the throes of a horrendous death.

What happened next melts my heart and highlights the fact that He truly cared about the widow. Jesus saw her, took notice of her situation, had compassion for her, spoke words of compassion to her – and then …

We are to measure ourselves, not by who we are or were but by the faith God has given us, Rom. 12:3

… gifts had become a source of contention among the body at Corinth instead of being the effective tool they were meant to be.