Series: Women in the Wilderness

The people of God are a people on a journey, and this journey often takes us through wilderness spaces. We find in Scripture that the wilderness can be a place of deep encounter with God.

Women in the Wilderness

Mary, the Mother of Jesus

Read: Luke 1:26-38 Behold, I am the servant of the Lord; let it be to me according to your word. (v. 38) From the moment her “let it be” left

Women in the Wilderness

Syrophoenician Woman

Read: Mark 7:24-30 . . . yet even the dogs under the table eat the children’s crumbs. (v. 28) The Syrophoenician woman was not on a journey. Jesus was the

Women in the Wilderness

Mary and Martha

Read: John 11:17-44 Lord, if you had been here, my brother would not have died. (v. 32) Again in this passage, Jesus was the one journeying—this time to the home

Women in the Wilderness

Woman at the Well

Read: John 4:7-30 Come, see a man who told me all that I ever did. Can this be the Christ? (v. 29) “They say she can’t keep a husband.” “They

Women in the Wilderness

Mary at the Cross

Read: John 19:25-27 But standing by the cross of Jesus were his mother and his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. (v. 25) They say it

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