Megan Sauter looks at Tabitha, the only woman in the Bible to be called a disciple, and at the very hospitable Lydia, who after converting to Christianity opened her home to Paul and his companions.
In the time of Paul, Corinth was a busy Roman trading city on the narrow strip of land between the Ionian Sea and the Aegian Sea.
During his eighteen months in Corinth (in 51-52 C.E.), Paul Had got a fair impression of the attitude of the Corinthians.
When Sarah gives birth to her son, she names him “Isaac” (יצחק; Yitzhaq), saying, “God has made laughter (צחק; tzhoq) for me; everyone who hears will laugh (יצחק; yitzhaq) with me” (Genesis 21:6). On the day that Isaac is weaned, Abraham gives a celebratory feast at which “Sarah saw [Ishmael] the son of Hagar the […]
Abraham had several concubines of which Keturah was one of those bondmaids or woman bondservant or unmarried female serf or slave.