Jesus reached across cultural norms by befriending and discipling women throughout his life.This pamphlet presents portraits of 15 women, some who encountered Jesus personally, and some who served in the early Church.
Some women are known by name, like Mary and Martha, while others are known by their situation, such as the “Woman at the Well.
Discovering how their lives were forever changed by Jesus.
They showed great faith and human faults; they were forgiven women, friends, disciples, and leaders in the Church. This pamphlet features the following women: Mary, Mother of Jesus, Elizabeth , Mary Magdalene, Mary and Martha, Five anonymous women that Jesus encountered: the woman with a flow of blood , the bent-over woman, the forgiven woman, the Canaanite woman , the Samaritan woman. Four women of the Apostolic Church: Lydia, Priscilla, Phoebe , Dorcas.
In chart format it reviews Bible references for each story, date and location, key events, an overview and insights of each woman’s story. It also provides cultural insights about the Samaritans and the Canaanites that made Jesus’ encounters with the women from these places all the more powerful.