Eight women and the lessons they have for us today are presented in From Mary to Lydia, Letting New Testament Women Speak to Us. From familiar women such as Mary, the mother of Jesus, to lesser known women such as the wife of Peter, the author explores the unique circumstances of each woman and the practical and spiritual insights we can glean from her story. There are Digging a Little Deeper questions for reflection and discussion, helpful affirmations, and even spiritual disciplines suggested to follow up on the lessons.
Mohney presents eight New Testament women and the lessons they have for us today. From familiar women such as Mary, the mother of Jesus, and Mary Magdalene to lesser known women such as Lydia and Dorcas, Mohney explores the unique circumstances of each woman and the practical and spiritual insights we can glean from her story. Each chapter begins with a refreshing retelling of the biblical womans story, followed by suggested lessons or insights we can apply in our own lives. A scripture text is also provided so that we may read the biblical account for ourselves. The authors conversational style and numerous anecdotes make for enjoyable reading and discussion. Study questions for individual or group use are provided at the end of each chapter. The 8 women are: 1. Mary, the Mother of Jesus: 2. Peters Wife: She Inspired Her Husband 3. Mary and Martha 4. Mary Magdalene 5. Mary, The Mother of Mark 6. The Woman with the Issue of Blood (from Luke 8:43-47) 7. Priscilla 8. Lydia
Nell W. Mohney (1921-2016) is a popular motivational author and speaker. She has led seminars for business groups, professional organizations, and church gatherings nationwide. Nell is a regular columnist for the Chattanooga Times/Chattanooga Free Press and has written numerous books for Abingdon Press. She lives in Chattanooga, Tennessee.