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Women and Work, Teamwork, Stewardship, Caregiving


  • God Created Woman as an Ezer Kind of Helper (Genesis 2:18)
  • Genesis 3 and the Birth of Sin
  • Shiphrah and Puah: Two Ezer Midwives Defy the King (Exodus 1:8-22)
  • Rahab: Diverse Situations Require Ezer Work (Joshua 2)
  • Deborah: An Ezer Woman Equipped to Lead (Judges 4-5)
  • Ruth: The Ezer Daughter-in-Law
  • Abigail: An Ezer Ranch Wife Saves Her Household From Disaster (1 Samuel 25)
  • Huldah: A Prophet and Teacher (2 Kings 22)
  • Esther: A Harem Girl Grows Into a Powerful Queen (Esther 4)
  • Lady Wisdom and the "Beginning of Wisdom" (Proverbs 1:20-32; 9:10)
  • Lady Wisdom in Street Clothes (Proverbs 31)


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