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Bible heroes: Women

Bible overview
Some of the female heroes in the Bible.
Contributed by Richard Gunther
Story also available on our translated websites: Spanish, Portuguese
Rahab <br/>Rehab protected two Hebrew spies and trusted God to deliver her when Jericho was under attack. – Slide 1
Ruth <br/>Ruth was a Moabite who decided to trust in God and care for her mother-in-law, Naomi. – Slide 2
Deborah <br/>Deborah helped people understand how God wanted them to live. When enemies invaded she told the army commander to trust God for victory and even went with him to face the enemy. God delivered His people from a mighty enemy force. – Slide 3
Naaman’s maid <br/>Naaman’s young Jewish maid had been captured on one of the army general’s raids into Israel. When she learnt that her captor had contracted leprosy she told his wife that God could help him. – Slide 4
Esther <br/>Esther was chosen by the King of Persia to be his Queen. She was Jewish and trusted in God. When there was a wicked plot to kill the Jews, Esther prayed and then risked her life to expose the plot. God delivered her and the Jews from those planning to kill them. – Slide 5
Mary <br/>Mary was a young girl who trusted in God and agreed to be the mother of God’s Son, Jesus. She obeyed God even when she learnt her son would suffer and die so we could be forgiven. – Slide 6
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