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All God's Women

63 EpisodesProduced by Sharon WilharmWebsite

Hi, and welcome to All God’s Women. I’m Sharon Wilharm, your host for the show, and I’m excited to take you on a journey through the Bible focusing our attention on all the women in the Bible. We talk about women you’ve heard of all your life and women you’ve never heard of. Each has a story to tel… read more


Mephibosheth's Nurse - A Hero Who Fell Down on the Job

Have you ever made a mistake that caused harm to someone else? Did you have good intentions but fell short of what you were trying to do? What happens when despite our best efforts, we still fail?

In today’s episode of All God’s Women we look at Mephibosheth’s nurse, a woman who acted heroically but tripped and fell in the midst of her heroic act. The impact of her tumble forever changed the life of her young charge. 

Mephibosheth’s nurse is an unnamed woman who is mentioned just once in the Bible. 

In 2 Samuel 4:4 we’re told, “Jonathan, Saul’s son, had a son who was lame in his feet. He was five years old when the news about Saul and Jonathan came from Jezreel; and his nurse took him up and fled. And it happened, as she made haste to flee, that he fell and became lame. His name was Mephibosheth.”

Because of the nurse’s courage in grabbing him and hiding him away, he was later able to take his rightful place at the king’s table. 

His nurse never got to witness the fruits of her effort. All she saw was her failure. But God used her to save an heir to the kingdom. 

We may be like that nurse. All around us we see danger. Those around us are at risk of dying. They’re wondering around in confusion with no idea where to turn. 

It’s easy for us to panic, to say there’s nothing we can do. To be fearful of doing the wrong thing and making matters worse. 

God doesn’t expect us to be perfect. He knows our weaknesses and frailties. But if we keep our eyes on Him and grab those around us, determined to lead them to eternal life, He can take our humble efforts and do a mighty work through them. 

We may never live to see the fruits of our labor, but that doesn’t mean our work is in vain. Even if we stumble over the right words. If we fear we’ve only made things worse, God will reward our efforts. 

I challenge you to look around you. See those who are lost and seeking help. Be there for them, helping to guide them in the way that leads to life. 

If you’re wondering what to say or do, take it to God. Ask Him to speak through you. Use Romans 6:23 as your basis. Tell them your story of how you came to know Christ and how He’s worked in your life. 

Don’t delay. Commit today to making sure that when you get to heaven, you bring a crowd with you.

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Host Sharon Wilharm is a Christian speaker, female filmmaker, and women's ministry leader. Check out her movies available Amazon Prime, TubiTV, and other online streaming platforms. To learn more about Sharon and her movies, visit her website

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