Women of the Word: Rhoda

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Rhoda is only briefly mentioned once in the Bible. Her story is told in Acts 12:12-17. Rhoda was a servant girl in the house of Mary, who was the mother of John Mark.

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Women of the Word: Hannah

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In 1 Samuel chapters 1-2, we read the story of Hannah who was married to a man name Elkanah who loved her very much even though she could not have any children for him. Elkanah also had another wife name Peninnah who did have children. Peninnah loved to make fun of Hannah because of her childlessness and probably flaunted her kids in her face to make her miserable. Instead of being envious or growing bitter, below are three things that Hannah did which pleased the Lord and caused Him to bless her greatly.

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