Solomon is known as the wisest man who ever lived which is what makes his downfall so shocking and sad. Nehemiah 13:26 tells us that “among many nations there was no king like him, who was beloved of his God; and God made him king over all Israel. Nevertheless pagan women caused even him to sin.” Read all about this unfortunate happening in 1 Kings 11:1-8.
Chapter 16 of Acts tells of an interesting event that took place during one of the apostles’ many mission trips. In verses 16-19, Paul and his companions were going merrily on their way to prayer when a young girl interrupted them. The Bible reads: “A certain slave girl possessed with a spirit of divination met us, who brought her masters much profit by fortune-telling. This girl followed Paul and us, and cried out, saying, ‘These men are the servants of the Most High God, who proclaim to us the way of salvation.'”
From a very young age, Rachel has shown a true compassion for the protection of animals, the less fortunate, and elderly. She attended a small school that encouraged caring for others by sharing her innate talents for singing and the playing guitar with the York Region Police choir.
In 2 Kings 4 we read of a woman whose name is not given – she is only called the Shunammite woman. She lived in a place called Shunem and the Bible calls her ‘notable.’ The word notable is defined as worthy of attention or notice; remarkable. This Shunammite woman was not a judge like Deborah, she wasn’t a queen like Esther, and she wasn’t the mother of a nation like Sarah; so what made her remarkable? Let’s check out some reasons below:
My name is Zandra Azariah (Az-ah-rye-ah) Cunningham. I am a 13-year-old kid entrepreneur. I am a 8th grader who loves to read, dance and do gymnastics; but most of all, I love to be beautiful!
When God created woman, He made a very special creation. He made us beautiful and unique. He made us strong and resilient, gutsy and spirited, sassy and sweet. And He loves us. God really, really loves His girls. And the Bible is filled with many women – some good, some bad – all of who God made, who God loved, and who we can learn many lessons from.