God Hears Her | A Deeper Look at Rahab (with Shadia Hrichi)

A Deeper Look at Rahab (with Shadia Hrichi)

Guest Bio: Shadia Hrichi is a passionate Bible teacher and award-winning author who loves seeing lives transformed by the power of God’s Word. Having experienced many heartbreaks, including abortion, date rape, divorce, and more, Shadia captures the hearts of her audience as she illustrates, through personal experience, God’s love, faithfulness, and power of redemption. She holds a master’s in biblical and theological studies as well as a master’s in criminal justice. Shadia is the author of several Bible studies, including Tamar, Hagar, Legion, and Worthy of Love and the recipient of several awards, including the 2022 WCCW God’s Word is Alive award. Shadia is often invited to speak at retreats, conferences, and other events and has served on faculty for a number of christian writers conferences. Her bible studies have been endorsed by Bible Study Magazine (Faithlife/Logos Bible Software), Liz Curtis-Higgs, Francine Rivers, and many others. Currently residing in northern California, Shadia loves to visit the ocean each week for “a date with Jesus.”


Show Summary: When you read the beginning of Joshua. . . .does the name Rahab ever catch your eye? Have you ever wondered more about this woman who is briefly mentioned in the Old Testament and then again in the lineage of Jesus? Today, hosts Elisa Morgan and Eryn Adkins are taking a deep dive into looking at Rahab with writer and Bible teacher Shadia Hrichi. Shadia brings great insight and even some ways that we can relate to Rahab during this God Hears Her conversation.


Notes and Quotes: 

  • “I didn’t know I was hungry until I was fed.” —Shadia Hrichi 

  • “In our dark moments, our God meets us and says He sees us.” —Elisa Morgan

  • “God cares about her [Rahab] enough to recognize her, and her longing for Him, that He’s going to step in.” —Shadia Hrichi 

  • “It really doesn’t matter what we’ve done, do we have a heart for God?” —Shadia Hrichi