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Book of Laws

Bible Study:
Women in the Bible
by Author Maria Hoffman PHD

Begins Thursday, November 2, 2023

Discover how women in the Bible respond to challenges, take bold actions, and triumph through adversity.



You are invited to attend an 8-week study based on the book “Women in the Bible” by Marina Hofman, PhD.  Before each session, we recommend, you watch the videos links below. The church's cost of the books is $20 per participant. A free will donation is appreciated. Please call Diane, in the church office at 708-672-8353 to pick up your book .

                            8 Sessions beginning November 2nd till January 12, 2023

Session 1: November 2                   Sarah and Hagar (Genesis 16)

Session 2: November 09                 Tamar (Genesis 38)

Session 3: November 16                 The Midwives (Exodus 1)

                          Time off for Thanksgiving, November 23rd

Session 4:  November 30                 Rahab (Joshua 2)

Session 5:  December 07                 Naomi and Ruth (The Book of Ruth)

Session 6:  December 14                 Hannah (1 Samuel 1–2)

                          Time off for Christmas, December 21

                          Time off for Christmas, December 28

Session 7:  January 4                        Esther (The Book of Esther)

Session 8:  January 11                      Mary, Mother of Jesus (Luke 1)

No classes will be held on November 23, December 21, and December 28th

Marina introduces each chapter by sharing how the Bible story has personally impacted her and taught her about God, how we can all relate to these stories, and how God used each story to inspire Marina and give her hope at “just the right moment” through the trials and joys of her life.

Each weekly video is 6 to 7 minutes ad-free.

Click below to watch the intro videos

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