Matriarchs of the Messiah: Heroines in the Lineage of Jesus Christ

Matriarchs of the Messiah: Heroines in the Lineage of Jesus Christ

by Jo Ann Skousen


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The God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob is also the God of Sarah, Rebecca, and Leah. In this fascinating book, renowned scholar Jo Ann Skousen shines light on Christ's maternal ancestors, including the reformed harlot Rahab, the kind and loyal Moabite Ruth, and the beautiful Bathsheba. Filled with insights that still apply today, this is a must-read for followers of the Bible.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781462117833
Publisher: Cedar Fort, Incorporated/CFI Distribution
Publication date: 03/01/2016
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 807,941
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Introduction: Heroines and Saviors 1

Eve Accepts the Bitter Cup 15

Mother Noah Begins Anew 35

Sarah Becomes a Fruitful Bough 43

Rebekah Goes the Extra Mile 63

Leah Gathers Her Chicks 87

Tamar is Despised and Rejected 111

Rahab Receives the Living Waters 125

Ruth Gleans in a Good Field 137

Bathsheba Becomes A Trusted Queen 155

Mary Is Blessed Among Women 173

Mary Magdalene: The Morning Breaks, the Shadows Flee 197

Valiant Women for Today 213

Acknowledgments 217

Works Cited 219

About The Author 223

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