Did you know that tuberculosis is the single biggest killer of young women worldwide? Over 900 million females, most between 15-45 years old are infected. One million will die and 2.5 million more will get sick this year. In some places, the stigma attached to TB leads to isolation, abandonment and divorce.
Did you know that every eight seconds a child dies from a water-related disease?
Does Jesus have anything to say about this?
For twelve years she had suffered. She had consulted with doctors and spent her entire fortune on their remedies – with no help to show. Now she was reduced to poverty and cut off from friends and family. Then she heard the wonderful news, Jesus had come to town.
“The Bleeding Woman and the Dying Daughter” is Chapter 2 in our new book The Women Jesus Loved. Why does the world neglect women and little girls? The world is desperately in need of a fresh look at Jesus’ treatment of women. The Women Jesus Loved is one such look.
Each chapter is filled with cultural and historical details that make the biblical stories come alive. Reflection and discussion questions will cause you to examine your own life and learn more about Jesus’ deep love for you.
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