Mothers of the Bible: A Devotional

Mothers of the Bible: A Devotional

by Ann Spangler, Jean E. Syswerda

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Overview

Children need the love, wisdom, and nurture that mothers are uniquely capable of giving. Mothers of the Biblecan help you fulfill your own calling as a mother by offering insights from God’s Word. Exploring the lives of women in the Bible can help strengthen your faith and your effectiveness as a mother. Like you, these mothers wanted the best for their children. And like you, they sometimes faced difficulties that challenged their faith. Looking to them can help deepen your understanding of Scripture, enabling you to experiencemore of God’s love so you can reflect that love to your children.Adapted from Women of the Bible, Mothers of the Bible furnishes a unique twelve-week devotional experience. Each week becomes a personal retreatfocused on the life of a particular biblical mother.Designed for personal prayer and study or for use in small groups, Mothers of the Biblewill help you groundyour relationship with your children on God’s Word.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780310297604
Publisher: Zondervan
Publication date: 05/26/2009
Sold by: HarperCollins Publishing
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 176
File size: 1 MB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Ann Spangler is an award-winning writer and the author of many bestselling books, including Praying the Names of God, Women of the Bible and Sitting at the Feet of Rabbi Jesus. She is also the author of The One Year Devotions for Women and the general editor of the Names of God Bible. Ann’s fascination with and love of Scripture have resulted in books that have opened the Bible to a wide range of readers. She and her two daughters live in Grand Rapids, Michigan.


Jean E. Syswerda is a former editor and associate publisher for Zondervan Bibles. She helped produce such bestselling Bibles as the NIV Women’s Devotional Bible. General editor of the Women of Faith Study Bible and A Mom's Ordinary Day Bible Study Series, she is the author of the Women's Devotional Guide to the Bible and coauthor of the bestselling Read With Me Bible. Jean and her husband, John, have three children and eight grandchildren. They live in Allendale, Michigan.

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Contents
Introduction 9
Eve 13
Sarah 25
Hagar 39
Rebekah 53
Rachel 69
Leah 83
The Mothers of Moses 97
Hannah 109
Elizabeth 123
Mary, the Mother of Jesus 137
The Syrophoenician Woman 153
Salome, Mother of the Sons of Zebedee 165

Table of Contents

Contents Introduction 9 Eve 13 Sarah 25 Hagar 39 Rebekah 53 Rachel 69 Leah 83 The Mothers of Moses 97 Hannah 109 Elizabeth 123 Mary, the Mother of Jesus 137 The Syrophoenician Woman 153 Salome, Mother of the Sons of Zebedee 165

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