Am I the only one who is still shocked by Paul's gracious and empowering treatment of the women in his path? I commend to you our sister Phoebe, wrote Paul (Romans 16:1). Paul's old life: Judaizer and Pharisee who relegated women behind the wall in the temple to their appropriate place. Paul's new life: Upended by the gospel, he joins with his sisters as a coworshipper of Christ and a coworker—even commending and sending women like Phoebe as leaders for the sake of the Kingdom.
Enjoy Phoebe's story—and don't forget to pass it on. Let's spread the message of what happens when a woman's life is upended by the gospel of Jesus Christ.
These videos are made possible through the good work of videographer Ryan Schnurr. These two-minute video shorts work for individual viewing or for discussion in small groups, and they provide encouragement for girls and women about their identity and calling in the kingdom of God. Enjoy! And for the sake of setting God's daughters free, let's share these with our friends. See the share buttons below, and don't forget to sign up to receive the blog via email in the right column so you don't miss even one.
Next week: Lydia's story
Your turn: What hope might Phoebe's story bring to women in the Kingdom of God?
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