There are nine women recorded as a “certain woman” in the Bible (NKJV). None of them was uncertain about what God could and was willing to give them. They had one thing in common: each woman trusted God by faith and asked for the undeserved favor. Others stayed away or mingled with the crowd. These women acted alone and boldly entered into the presence of the Almighty God. They received. Their acts of faith and courage were recognized by the Holy Spirit and duly recorded!
But a certain woman dropped an upper millstone on Abimelech’s head and crushed his skull.
[ Elisha and the Widow’s Oil ] A certain woman of the wives of the sons of the prophets cried out to Elisha, saying, “Your servant my husband is dead, and you know that your servant feared the Lord. And the creditor is coming to take my two sons to be his slaves.”
And when the king asked the woman, she told him. So the king appointed a certain officer for her, saying, “Restore all that was hers, and all the proceeds of the field from the day that she left the land until now.”
Now a certain woman had a flow of blood for twelve years,..34 And He said to her, “Daughter, your faith has made you well. Go in peace, and be healed of your affliction.”
[ Mary and Martha Worship and Serve ] Now it happened as they went that He entered a certain village; and a certain woman named Martha welcomed Him into her house.
[ Keeping the Word ] And it happened, as He spoke these things, that a certain woman from the crowd raised her voice and said to Him, “Blessed is the womb that bore You, and the breasts which nursed You!”
[ Dorcas Restored to Life ] At Joppa there was a certain disciple named Tabitha, which is translated Dorcas. This woman was full of good works and charitable deeds which she did.
[ Timothy Joins Paul and Silas ] Then he came to Derbe and Lystra. And behold, a certain disciple was there, named Timothy, the son of a certain Jewish woman who believed, but his father was Greek.
Now a certain woman named Lydia heard us. She was a seller of purple from the city of Thyatira, who worshiped God. The Lord opened her heart to heed the things spoken by Paul.