Women are mentioned throughout the Old and New Testament, but the only New Testament scripture which mentions women in Jesus' Genealogy is the Book of Matthew 1:1.
...In the Old Testament, it was prophesied by Isaiah and Ezekiel that the Lord God would come as a shepherd to His flock (Isaiah 40:11) (Ezekiel 34:12, 34:23). In John 10:7-16, Jesus Christ declares himself as the shepherd and Jesus Christ's ministry is precisely that, the shepherding of the people, the body of the Church....
This is a Sunday School Advent/Christmas program that effectively includes all children in the Catechism program of the church, First Grade through Teens. The purpose of the program is to create anticipation and preparation in awaiting the birth of our Savior during the 40-day Christmas Lenten period.
For Orthodox Christians, the fast period for the Nativity of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ begins on November 15 and extends through December 25. Orthodox Christians often refer to this time as the Christmas Fast or Christmas Lent. This is a spiritual period of moderate fasting, prayer, scripture reading and reflection on the coming … Continue reading Orthodox Christian Youth Craft for Christmas Lent – Christmas (Advent) Wreath