A Samaritan woman came to draw water, and Jesus said to her, “Give me a drink.” (His disciples had gone to the city to buy food.) The Samaritan woman said to him, “How is it that you, a Jew, ask a drink of me, a woman of Samaria?” (Jews do not share things in common with Samaritans.)
Jesus was a frequent visitor at the home of Mary and Martha, and was in the habit of teaching and eating meals with women as well as men. When Jesus was arrested, women remained firm, even when his male disciples are said to have fled, and they accompanied him to the foot of the cross.
Cures Healing the mother of Peter’s wife. Healing the deaf mute of Decapolis. Healing the blind at birth. Healing the Paralytic at Bethesda. The Blind Man of Bethsaida. The Blind man Bartimaeus in Jericho. Healing the Centurion’s servant. Christ healing an infirm woman.
Mark 16:9 reports that after his resurrection, Jesus appeared first to Mary Magdalene. The New Testament also says that Jesus had cast seven demons out of her.
Saint Veronica , by Hans Memling , c. 1470. Saint Veronica , also known as Berenike, was a woman from Jerusalem who lived in the 1st century AD, according to extra-biblical Christian sacred tradition.
Samaria , also called Sebaste, modern Sabasṭiyah, ancient town in central Palestine. It is located on a hill northwest of Nāblus in the West Bank territory under Israeli administration since 1967.
A GODLY WOMAN IS A WOMAN OF VALUE. “She is worth far more than rubies.” v. 10. She is valuable to her husband. She is not only his helpmate and the mother of his children, but her actions show how much she means to him.
God later decides that “it is not good for adam to be alone”, and creates the separate beings, Adam and Eve . This promotes the idea of two people joining together to achieve a union of the two separate spirits.
Junia is “the only female apostle named in the New Testament”. Ian Elmer states that Junia and Andronicus are the only ” apostles ” associated with Rome that were greeted by Paul in his letter to the Romans.
During his earthly life, Jesus was very active in his ministry of healing . He cured the blind, opened the ears of the deaf, and brought the dead back to life. The early Church Fathers gave our Lord the title of “the Divine Physician.” However, Jesus did not cure all disease and sickness once and for all.
Miracles do happen everyday , all day long. Sometimes, very rarely, impossible things just happen and we call them miracles . And that’s the theory. A miracle is a divine intervention that transcends what is normally perceived as natural law; and so to say, it cannot be explained upon any natural basis.
First, Jesus performed miracles to show compassion and meet human need. For example, in Mark 1, Jesus encounters a man with leprosy.
Deuteronomy 22:22–25 states: 22If a man be found lying with a woman married to an husband, then they shall both of them die, both the man that lay with the woman , and the woman : so shalt thou put away evil from Israel.
Women did tasks as important as those of men, managed their households, and were equals in daily life, but all public decisions were made by men. Men had specific obligations they were required to perform for their wives including the provision of clothing, food, and sexual relations.
9 Now when he was risen early on the first day of the week, he appeared first to Mary Magdalene, from whom he had cast out seven demons.