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The Lord gave instructions. The women who announce the good news are a large army. -
Women have always played a vital role in God’s world and in His Church. From the home-
Many of the women of the Bible are a reflection of God’s faithfulness. In the Old Testament, as well as the new, God demonstrated His extraordinary character through remarkable women. Many of these women became the roots and fruit of the tree of the Messiah. For example, Esther, a young Hebrew girl who had remarkably become the consort of the king, just in time to save the Jews from utter annihilation. Naomi, another of the Bible’s women, must have been a remarkable mother-
In the New Testament, we find this scripture regarding women, “On the Sabbath we went a little way outside the city to a river bank, where we thought people would be meeting for prayer, and we sat down to speak with some women who had gathered there.” (Acts 16:13) The disciples went looking for some people – they found just women. From the very beginning, women have been the faithful underpinning of the Christian Church. According to a recent national survey, the typical U.S. congregation draws an average adult crowd that’s 61% female, 39% male. Why? Throughout history, scores of women have been oppressed, possessed, and undervalued – but Jesus set a different precedent – He praised, gifted, empowered, and embraced women as equal partners in His kingdom's work. Created for this call, women respond. Praise God for the army of women that serve the Lord today.
Many of the extraordinary stories in both the Old and New Testaments of the Bible demonstrate how God uses women who are willing to be used. Many will be mothers, a very special position in God's universe. Others, God will place different positions that further His plan. Women are one expression of God's very image and that we celebrate at CBF during the month of May.
Women – mother’s or not, enjoy the honor you are due!
The arms of Community Bible Fellowship are always open to connect you and your family with our church family. You are invited to come to our house for worship Sunday mornings or any time online at http://www.austincbf.org/local.html or http://www.fcogaustin.org/.
Find our Pastor Gilbert Davila in the Christians Broadcasting Hope ministry in Spanish at http://www.hermandadcristiana.org/
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• Listen to CBF worship services any time on our "Local Ministry" page.
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