Leah: Loved by God

God’s Favor Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised. Give her the reward she has earned, and let her works bring her praise. Proverbs 31:30-31 When my sister-in-law named her child Leah, I remembered that the name meant “weak eyes.” I thought she should’ve named her after Leah’s sister, …

Sarah: Ninety-year-old Mother

Never Too Old “But my covenant I will establish with Isaac, whom Sarah will bear to you by this time next year.” Genesis 17:21 Sarai, the wife of Abram, was barren (Genesis 11:30). When God told Abram to go to a land he’d show him, Sarai accompanied him. Over the years, she dutifully submitted to her husband even when he …

Eve: The First Woman

A Perfect Ending Now the serpent was more crafty than any of the wild animals the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, “Did God really say, ‘You must not eat from any tree in the garden’?” Genesis 3:1 She had a husband who loved her as purely and completely as a man could. She communed with God …