charity, Community, Faith, widows

Those Less Fortunate – part 2

Widowhood can be used as a metaphor for God's relationship with Israel God, the perfect husband to Israel, was known to say that he would leave Israel to their vices: In Jeremiah 51:5 - The Lord says that He will not leave Israel widowed. Jesus' treatment of widows Jesus often pointed out the selfless acts… Continue reading Those Less Fortunate – part 2

charity, Christian women, Fear, Hope, Love, widows

Those less fortunate

In biblical times being a widow was more of a hardship than it is today in American culture. The loss of a husband caused financial instability, especially if there wasn't a male heir to help provide. In reviewing the term widow throughout the Bible, we see that God intentionally provides for the poorest among society.… Continue reading Those less fortunate