All God’s Women

Woman of Tekoa’s Performance

Joab sent to Tekoa and called for a certain wise woman. He explained the situation to her and told her that he wanted her to dress in mourning attire and pretend to be a woman who had been mourning the dead for a long time. Then he gave her a script to memorize and present…

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Tamar’s Tragic Ending

Although she retained the status of princess, Tamar's marriage prospects were gone. As the daughter of the king, she lived in a glass castle. Everyone knew what happened to her. The shame would always be there. Wherever she went people would know.  So she hid away and spent the rest of her days desolate in…

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Tamar and Amnon

Tamar was completely unaware of Amnon’s feelings for her. When her father asked her to help take care of him, she honored his wishes. She gently served Amnon, and when he came after her, she resisted.  In one fatal moment, through no fault of her own, all of Tamar’s dreams and hopes for the future…

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Bathsheba’s Baby

When Bathsheba's baby boy became ill, David pleaded to God, fasting and praying at all hours of the night. Then, when the child died, he went to the temple and worshipped, for he knew that it was God’s doing.  In 2 Samuel 12:24 we’re told, “Then David comforted his wife, Bathsheba, and went in to…

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David Marries Bathsheba

Though David must have breathed a sigh of relief when he received word that Uriah had died in battle, we’re told that Bathsheba mourned the death of Uriah.  And why wouldn’t she? He was a good man, an honorable man. And because of her, he was now a dead man.  After her time of mourning,…

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