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Romans 16:7 Junia (pronounced JU-nee-yah) was an apostle in the churches in Rome. Paul addresses Junia by name in Romans. ⁷ Greet Andronicus and Junia, my relatives who were in prison with me; they are prominent among the apostles, and they were in Christ before I was. Romans 16:7 Romans 16 contains a long listContinue reading “Junia”
John 4:5–26 An unnamed woman from Sychar encounters Jesus as he travels through Samaria. 5So he came to a Samaritan city called Sychar, near the plot of ground that Jacob had given to his son Joseph. 6Jacob’s well was there, and Jesus, tired out by his journey, was sitting by the well. It was aboutContinue reading “The Woman at the Well”
Acts 12:12–16 Rhoda (Pronounced: ROH-duh) is a household slave in Acts 12 who finds the recently freed apostle Peter at the gate of her master’s house after Peter escapes prison. 12As soon as he realized this, he went to the house of Mary, the mother of John whose other name was Mark, where many hadContinue reading “Rhoda”
Romans 16:17-23 Tertius (Pronounced: tur-TSEE-us) is mentioned in Romans 16:22 as being the scribe or professional writer of the letter from Paul to the Romans. 17I urge you, brothers and sisters, to keep an eye on those who cause dissensions and offenses, in opposition to the teaching that you have learned; avoid them. 18For suchContinue reading “Tertius”
Philippians 4:2-3 Euodia (pronounced: ev-OD-eeyah) and Syntyche (pronounced: SEEN-tee-kee) are members of the community in Philippi whom Paul addresses by name in Philippians 4:2–3. 2 I urge Euodia and I urge Syntyche to be of the same mind in the Lord. 3Yes, and I ask you also, my loyal companion, help these women, for theyContinue reading “Euodia and Syntyche”
Luke 13:31-35 As Jesus laments over Jerusalem, he describes his protective, nurturing, and sacrificial love as that of a mother hen who “gathers her brood under her wings.” (Luke 13:34) 31At that very hour some Pharisees came and said to him, ‘Get away from here, for Herod wants to kill you.’ 32He said to them,Continue reading “Mother Hen Jesus”
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