Spiritual Growth

Mary Magdalene in the Bible: The Surprising Truths About this Prominent Biblical Woman

Mary Magdalene in the Bible: The Surprising Truths About this Prominent Biblical Woman

There are numerous Marys in the New Testament, and there has been much confusion about them. However, Mary Magdalene is probably the one that confuses most of us. Her role and her relationship with Jesus are among the most significant misunderstandings. Starting with Magdalene. That is not her last name but her hometown, Magdala, a…

The Incredibly Interesting Symbolism Of Plants In The Bible

The Incredibly Interesting Symbolism Of Plants In The Bible

I just love Bible symbolism. I enjoy learning more about the Bible through signs and symbols of most everyday things. In the past, I’ve written about birds in the Bible, specifically. Currently, I am writing two monthly features on color symbolism in the Bible and the names of God. You may also enjoy learning about the essential oils of the…

The Accounts of Martha in the Bible and the 9 Important Lessons We Can Learn from Her

The Accounts of Martha in the Bible and the 9 Important Lessons We Can Learn from Her

When we hear about Martha in the Bible, it is often in a negative way. She was the sister (of Mary) who was so busy with meal prep and homemaking duties that she wasn’t focused on her revered guest, Jesus. I can certainly relate to that. As busy wives and mothers, we get tangled up…

A Look at the Inspiring Story of Lydia in the Bible and the Four Lessons We Can Learn From Her
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A Look at the Inspiring Story of Lydia in the Bible and the Four Lessons We Can Learn From Her

Lydia in the Bible is only mentioned two times in scripture. Both in Acts. We find the record of her conversion and then her baptism. From the story of Lydia in the Bible, we can learn quite a bit about conversion, especially the conversion of Jewish believers. So, setting sail from Troas, we made a…