Ishmael In the Bible – Character Profile

by Pamela Rose Williams
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Ishmael is one of those characters that is known in Judaism and Christianity. He is the son of Abraham and his wife’s handmade, Hagar. In the Islam religion Ishmael is considered to be a prophet and actually an ancestor of Mohammad. So not only do we see Ishmael in the Bible, but you can read […]

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Joshua, Successor of Moses – Life Events & Application

by Pamela Rose Williams
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The first time we read about Joshua (the son of Nun) is in Exodus 17:9 where he led Israel against Amalek, the grandson of Esau. Take a look at what I found in the Bible about this great soldier of the Lord. A True Leader Joshua is the son of Nun of the tribe of […]

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Who Was Jezebel?

by Jack Wellman
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Who was Jezebel and why is her name used as an example for some people? Queen Jezebel We know precious little about Jezebel before she appears in Scripture in 1st Kings 16, where it says, “Ahab the son of Omri reigned over Israel in Samaria twenty-two years.  And Ahab the son of Omri did evil […]

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Who Was Samson In The Bible? How Did Samson Die?

by Jack Wellman
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Who was Samson in the Bible?  How did he die? Time of the Judges It seems that we are living in the very same society today as the Israelites where living in during the time of the Judges where “Everyone did what was right in his own eyes” (Judges 21:25). When the people begin to do […]

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Who Was Jethro In The Bible?

by Jack Wellman
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Who was the Jethro that is mentioned in the Bible? Who is Jethro? We have our first introduction of Jethro right after Moses had fled Egypt for killing an Egyptian who was beating a Hebrew (Ex 2:11-12).  Moses escaped to Midian where “the priest of Midian had seven daughters, and they came and drew water […]

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Who Was Lot In The Bible? A Biblical Study On the Life and Death Of Lot

by Jack Wellman
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Who was Lot in the Bible?  What was it about his life that can help us learn something? Who was Lot? Lot was Abraham’s nephew and we know nothing about Lot until he and Abraham (Abram for now) and all his family are called by God into a land they had never seen as we […]

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