вторник, 12 марта 2013 г.

Transformation from prostitute to mother.

By faith the prostitute Rehab, because she welcomed the spies, was not killed with those who were disobedient. Heb.11:33
In Hebrews 11 we are presented with heroes of faith. And amidst of them we meet somebody who doesn’t fit in, prostitute. I heard that in history some Bible scholars even wanted to make her portrait nicer, pretending she wasn’t really prostitute but the owner of tavern. But God in foreseeing that made sure and in James 2:25 repeated the title she was known by in her time so dispersed any doubts.
Why would God do that? The One whose name is Redeemer wanted to tell something to us. That wasn’t the end of the story.
Next time we meet this woman in genealogy of Jesus Christ. And her title there was changed on mother.
I picture the drama that was happening in Jericho. The city was doomed. God himself came as a leader of the army of God to destroy the evil city. But her house ( in the wall) was left untouched. God knew the address of this woman. And Israelites not only saved her life and the lives of those who belonged to her, they took her with them. In spite of the law and what it says about prostitutes and future of their children, she was given a grace and mercy. She got married. She became one of them. And as result she raised great son by the name of Boaz who showed mercy to another well know woman Ruth, and who became great grandfather of the King David and Jesus himself.

вторник, 5 марта 2013 г.

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