Category Archives: God’s Mighty Women

God’s Mighty Women: At the Foot of the Cross

Not quite at the foot of the cross, but looking on from a distance, were a group of women supporting each other in their time of need. This is what women do (when we’re at our best), sticking together, being … Continue reading

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God’s Mighty Women: Hostess with the Mostest

Martha and Mary are once more providing hospitality. Once more they are present with the key disciples, the 12. Once more they are part of the inner circle. Both are being the ‘hostess with the mostest’ – Martha is fulfilling … Continue reading

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God’s Mighty Women: Martha and Mary the 13th and 14th Disciples

We often get caught up in the climax of this story, the miracle of life that is Jesus restoring Lazarus to life four days after death – a resurrection story indicative of Jesus’ future – but so much is revealed … Continue reading

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God’s Mighty Women: The Loner at the Well

The woman at the well (another unnamed, faceless woman) provides an incredibly important encounter with Jesus that helps us to understand his inclusive heart. This woman should have been the last person Jesus would want to spend any time with … Continue reading

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God’s Mighty Women: Mary, the miracle maker.

The first woman to get an appearance in John’s gospel is Mary, who is present at the wedding in Cana, with her family. It is here that Jesus performs his first miracle, turning water into wine. This is a significant … Continue reading

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God’s Mighty Women: The Rocky Road

Today we read about the couple on the road to Emmaus. I love this story, this resurrection account. The couple have given up, and are returning home, but Jesus meets them on the road, listens to them, teaches them and … Continue reading

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God’s Mighty Women: Holy Saturday

Luke’s burial and resurrection account: Jesus’ body is treated with love and respect – not for him an eternal wasting away on the cross for all to see, not for him the pauper’s grave. Joseph of Aramathea risks his reputation … Continue reading

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