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Category Archives: Women

8 Bible Blessings for Your Mother

Among the Ten Commandments is the directive to “honor your father and your mother.” [Browse the Gifts for Mothers section in the Bible Gateway Store.] The following are blessings from the Bible you can pray on Mother’s Day (and all year) to show the great esteem with which you hold your mother.

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Settle My Soul: An Interview with Ruth Schwenk

Need a break from the daily grind? Need extra encouragement to carve out daily moments with Jesus? Need to hit the pause button and embrace tranquility? What is a good way to invest quiet moments in Scripture, thought, and prayer to help you center your mind and heart on the Source of peace? Bible Gateway […]

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When I Discovered My Dream Had Become an Idol

By Tiffini Kilgore Since I said yes to God, I’ve been journaling my thoughts, my questions, and God’s responses. But this morning, I sit at the table and read, you have “relied on oppression and depended on deceit” (Isa. 30:12). The words pull my face to them and say, “Sweet one, pay attention. You are […]

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When You’re Disappointed, Disillusioned, and Wondering About the Reality of God’s Goodness: An Interview with Lysa TerKeurst

What happens when life doesn’t turn out the way you expected? What do you do when God’s timing seems questionable, his lack of intervention hurtful, and his promises doubtful? [Sign up to receive 5 Days to Knowing God is Close, the free 5-day email devotional by Lysa TerKeurst that offers you hope in the midst […]

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The CSB (in)courage Devotional Bible: An Interview with Denise Hughes

How does the Bible point readers to beauty found in brokenness and hope found in hard places? What would it mean to trace themes such as togetherness, grace, everyday leadership, friendship, hospitality, gratitude, and more through the pages of Scripture? Bible Gateway interviewed Denise Hughes (@DeniseJHughes), general editor of the CSB (in)courage Devotional Bible (Holman […]

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Women Called to Ministry: An Interview with Kristen Padilla

What does it mean to be called to ministry? What does the Bible say about men and women in ministry? Who are the examples in the Bible of being called to ministry? What are the practical tools to help you pursue God’s call for your life? Bible Gateway interviewed Kristen Padilla (@kristenpadilla) about her book, […]

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How to Have Joy No Matter What: An Interview with Stasi Eldredge

  You’re Invited to the Free Unwavering: Living With Defiant Joy Online Bible Study In this free 6-session video Bible study beginning May 6, 2019, Stasi Eldredge invites you to actively participate with God to increase the joy in your life and become a woman who maintains a posture of holy defiance and who dares […]

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Do You Feel Like You Live in a Battlefield?

If you feel beaten down or torn asunder by your daily walk through the trenches of spiritual warfare, this is the prefect free email devotional for you: Encouragement on the Battlefield. Author and speaker Sheri Rose Shepherd knows that we live our lives in a spiritual battlefield, which is why she has written so much […]

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Dependence Is Not a Dirty Word

By Hayley Morgan One day, my friend Page told me something that made me practically fall off my chair. I was shocked. I was moved. And I’ve been thinking about it for the last two years. We were sitting cross-legged at Bible study, and she wondered out loud whether in training our children to be […]

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How to Live Victoriously: An Interview with Kelly Balarie

When challenges, troubles, or opportunities enter your life, are you burdened with limiting thoughts of self-doubt, fear, and impossibility? How can you train your mind to biblically conquer uncertainty, beat insecurity, and step past the tragedies of yesterday? Bible Gateway interviewed Kelly Balarie (@kellybalarie) about her book, Battle Ready: Train Your Mind to Conquer Challenges, […]

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