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Joanna and Susanna


These women are overlooked by most people who read the Bible.  However, the point of this story is to show that Jesus sees and honors everything that is done for Him.  Joanna and Susanna were women who helped to support Jesus “out of their own means (Luke 8:3).  Significantly, they were generous and assisted in supporting Jesus and the disciples.  These (and Mary Magdalene) are the only supporters of Christ that are mentioned in the Bible.  Their encounter with, and support of Christ, gave them a noteworthy place in the Bible.  Importantly, they received the blessings that come with giving.