Rachel – the Beautiful Shepherdess

Chronologically our next significant “Woman of the Bible” is Rachel.  Her story is much entwined with that of her sister Leah.  Rachel is noted for her beauty and she wins the heart of Jacob, Leah, the other sister, unloved, married by a trick to the trickster Jacob, she however is the ancestor of Joseph theContinue reading “Rachel – the Beautiful Shepherdess”


The wife who followed her husband who responded to his call from God. We can perhaps recall know the story of Abraham living in Ur (somewhere around modern Iraq, Mesopotamia) in about 2000 BC; childless, but told by God that he would be the father of descendants as many as grains of sand etc. WhoContinue reading “Sarah”