One Thing Leads to Another

This is the final piece of a multi-post theme on how to love people toward Jesus from the story of the rescue of Rahab the prostitute. The others are called: Reaching Rahab A Supernaturally Installed Wonder Accidental Evangelism It Takes a Savior to Save! Rahab’s Red Rope Friends with Prostitutes Humanizing the dehumanized & Mutualizing …

Rahab’s Red Rope

There’s a ministry in India that rescues and re-trains sex slaves, called “Rahab’s Rope.” Its founder says: “The rope in the story represents Rahab's rescue both physically and spiritually, and there is a high probability that Rahab made the rope herself. Our hope is that, just as the rope that Rahab made represents her rescue, …

Reaching Rahab

Rahab the prostitute is mentioned in the New Testament three times, and in each instance she comes up aces. Five short verses into the New Testament, Matthew includes her in his account of Jesus’ family tree. A pagan prostitute mentioned in the same breath as Kings David and Josiah in the Savior’s genealogy––blasphemous! She’s flanked …