Women’s History Month, Part 4: Elizabeth Keckley—Great Heart Sorrowing Introduction: Gospel-Centered, Christ-Focus Women of Faith—Hebrews 12:1-3 In the US, the month of March is designated Women’s History Month. This current blog mini-series celebrates the stories of gospel-centered, Christ-focused women in church history. These women were living examples of Hebrews 12:1-3—that great cloud of spiritual witnesses
Like her Savior, Elizabeth Keckley was a woman of sorrow acquainted with grief, and thus able to bring sustaining and healing spiritual care to Mrs. Lincoln.
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“The day of their victory dawned, and with joyful countenances they marched from the prison to the arena as though on their way to heaven. If there was any trembling, it was from joy, not fear. Perpetua followed with a quick step as a true spouse of Christ, the darling of God, her brightly flashing eyes quelling the gaze of the crowd.”
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These women were living examples of Hebrews 12:1-3—that great cloud of spiritual witnesses who fixed their eyes on Jesus. We—women and men—have much to learn from them.