The Greatest Women of the Bible

It is important to know the first women who made history because they were part of God's plans for humanity. At the bible we find a huge group of great women who made a great difference at that time, women who stood out for their grace and fear of God in a world dominated by men. All women of humble, noble origins who became extraordinary because they were perfected by the action and will of God.

The greatest women of the Bible 1

The Bible exalts and exalts women. Consequently, wherever the Gospel is spread, the legal, social and spiritual restraint of the woman is magnified. Although they are not the only ones, nine of them are mentioned below for their outstanding work and the role they played in these times.    

Esther

Star of The hopeShe was a beautiful, sensible, intelligent, brave, courageous, young Jewish girl who lost her parents as a child and was raised by her uncle Mordecai as a daughter and whom she trusted fully as her father. For her great beauty she was chosen by King Ahasuerus as the queen of Persia.

Esther 2:17 "And the king loved Esther more than all other women, and she found favor and favor in his sight more than all other virgins; and he set the royal crown upon her head, and made her queen instead of Vashti.".

A woman of clear judgment capable of the noblest sacrifice, she was never afraid to identify herself as a Jewess in the most dangerous moments of her people's life, but on the contrary, she risked her life to save her people from a great massacre. Queen Esther left an excellent example of courage, humility and modesty.

Mary Magdalene

Courageous, loyal and generous woman, from whom the Lord cast out seven demons and then, attracted by the mercy of Jesus Christ, she became one of the courageous women who assisted in Jesuswas a devoted and loyal disciple of Jesus. She was a generous woman who used her possessions to care for them, according to Luke 8:1-3.

"And it came to pass afterward, that Jesus went about all the cities and villages, preaching and preaching the gospel of the kingdom of God, and the twelve with him, and some women who had been healed from evil spirits and from diseasesMary, whose name was Magdalene, from whom seven demons had gone out, Joanna, wife of Chuza, Herod's intendant, and Susanna, and many others who served him with their goods".

He accompanied Jesus to the end of his ministry and stayed close to him when he was executed. She had the privilege of being one of the first people to see him resurrected, according to John 20:11-18.

Sara

Distinguished, faith-filled, respectful and beautiful woman. Wife of Abraham, at the side of the one who remained all his life supporting him, mother of Isaac and the people of Israel. According to the book of GenesisSarah, meaning princess, was her original name but God changed it to Sarah before granting her the miracle of having a son at the age of 90. Sarah, being old and barren and desiring that God's will be fulfilled regarding Abraham's offspring, prompted him to have a son with her slave Hagar but later, after the miraculous birth of her own son Isaac, she expelled the woman and her son Ishmael.

Sarah is the only woman in the Bible to whom God speaks directly. Abraham admired her gift of prophecy and her intelligence, listening to all of her tips. God filled his heart with joy.

Deborah

Woman full of wisdom, courage and faith, of unusual achievements, name meaning bee, and symbolizing patience, shrewdness and usefulness, very appropriate name for a maid and nanny. It personifies constant activity, laborious diligence and care. God gives her grace and allowed Deborah to live her life as a devoted, quiet and faithful nurse. In the course of her life she fulfilled expectation and hope.

Through his faith and devotion to God, he transformed the relationships of service into bonds of love, gaining the devotion and gratitude of those she had served loyally for so long. She was a woman who contributed to the liberation of her distressed and defeated people, sacrificed for others and encouraged them to fear God. A woman of unusual accomplishments.

 Abigail

A woman of beautiful face and good understanding, one of God's masterpieces. Abigail, a woman full of wisdom and very rich, able to keep a balanced point of herself, was outstanding for handling situations and was always ready to apologize for anything even if she had not made the mistake. She was the wife of a wicked and selfish man named Nabal, who felt superior to everyone and humiliated the servants. Abigail handled this complicated situation with calm, tact, courage and intelligence.

Ana

Woman of prayer, faithful, adoring, wife of Elqanah and mother of Samuel, who became an important prophet in ancient Israel. She sought God's comfort because she had no children even though she had been married for many years. Hannah's husband had another wife, whose name was Peninnah, with whom he had children. She used to tease Hannah because she could not conceive a child, so Hannah prayed to God for comfort. She also made a vow to him in which she promised him that if he gave her a son, she would give him to her to serve in the tabernacle, which was a removable tent that the Israelites used to worship God.

 Samuel 1:11 "And he vowed a vow, saying, O LORD of hosts, if thou wilt look upon the affliction of thine handmaid, and remember me, and not forget thine handmaid, but wilt give unto thine handmaid a man child, then will I dedicate him unto the LORD all the days of his life, and no razor shall come upon his head."

God answered the prayer of Hannah and bore her a son, whom she named Samuel. She brought him to the tabernacle as she had promised to serve. In time, God blessed Hannah with five sons. She was able to endure that situation thank you to her sincere prayers, with her great faith she was able to obtain what she so desired to have.  

Marta

A hospitable, helpful woman, sister of Lazarus and Mary, she lived in Bethany, near Jerusalem, a friend of Jesus. That is why the Bible says that Jesus "loved Martha and her sister and Lazarus". On one of Jesus' visits to them, Mary stood listening to him while Martha took care of the household chores. Later she complained that Mary was not helping her, but Jesus gently corrected Martha.

Luke 10:38-42 "At that time Jesus went into a village, and a woman named Martha received him into her house. And she had a sister named Mary, who sat at the Lord's feet and listened to his word. And Martha was increasing in number to supply the service, until she stood and said, "Lord, do you not care that my sister has left me alone to do the service? Tell her to give me a hand." But the Lord answered her, "Martha, Martha, you are fidgeting and fidgeting with so many things; only one is necessary. Mary has chosen the better part, and it will not be taken away from her."

When Lazarus became ill, Martha and her sister sent for Jesus, for they were sure that he could cure him, but he died. The conversation Martha had with Jesus shows that she believed in the promise of Jesus. the resurrection and trusted that Jesus could bring her brother back to life. She strove to be a hospitable woman. She accepted the advice given to her and openly manifested her feelings, her great faith and devotion.

Maria

Mary, a young Jewish girl, humble, obedient, a thinker, mother of Jesus. She was still a virgin when Jesus was born, for she conceived the Son of God in a miraculous way. With its humility obeyed God, she was engaged to Joseph when an angel appeared to tell her that she would become pregnant and have the promised Messiah.

Luke 1:26-33 "At that time, the angel Gabriel was sent by God to a city of Galilee called Nazareth, to a virgin betrothed to a man named Joseph, of the lineage of DavidThe virgin's name was Mary. The angel, entering her presence, said, "Rejoice, full of grace, the Lord is with you." She was troubled at these words and wondered what greeting that was. The angel said to her, "Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God. You will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus. He will be great; he will be called the Son of the Most High; the Lord God will give him the throne of his father David; he will reign over the house of Jacob forever, and of his kingdom there will be no end.".

She was willing to fulfill her role. After Jesus was born, Mary and Joseph had four sons and at least two daughters. Therefore, Mary ceased to be a virgin. While it is true that she had a great privilege, she never asked for or received special treatment. And so it was during the ministry of Jesus and during the early years of the congregation. Christian. Mary was a faithful woman who accepted a great responsibility and knew the word of God very well.

Rut

Loyal, dedicated, hardworking, faithful to God woman who left her country and her gods to serve Jehovah in Israel. She showed great love to Naomi, her mother-in-law, eventually Naomi's husband and children died. Ruth stayed with her mother-in-law, for she loved her very much and wanted to worship Naomi's God, Jehovah.

Ruth was a good daughter-in-law, a hardworking woman, so she earned an excellent reputation in Naomi's town of Bethlehem. A man named Boaz, who was rich and owned a lot of land, was so impressed with Ruth that he gave her plenty of food for her and Naomi. In time, Ruth married Boaz and thus became the great-grandmother of the King David and Jesus Christ.

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