Some Little-Known Bible Characters: Jairus, Jeduthun and Jehoshaphat

by Pamela Rose Williams
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When asked, most of us can name probably as many as ten Bible characters that we have heard about or even studied over the years. Even children can name as many as five, like Abraham, Noah, Moses, Mary and even Jesus. But what about those folks that play a vital role in the Bible that […]

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Silas in the Bible

by Pamela Rose Williams
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When you think of Silas from the Bible, what is the first Bible story that comes to mind? For me it is when he and Paul were beaten and thrown into jail for preaching Jesus. The account goes on to say that at midnight they were praying in the prison cell and singing praises unto […]

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Who Was King Solomon in the Bible?

by Dr. Michael L. Williams
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Many people have heard of King Solomon. He was probably best known as the king who built the first Jewish Temple around 957 B.C. But, King Solomon was also known for many other things. Who was King Solomon in the Bible? King Solomon was born as the son of David We first hear of Solomon […]

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5 Great Wives From The Bible

by Jack Wellman
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Godly wives are such a blessing to any man and greatly blessed is that family with a godly mother, however it is totally unfair to compare any woman with the standard given in Proverbs chapter 31. No woman alive can possibly be all that but just like the husband needs supernatural power from God to […]

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Who Was Nimrod In The Bible? Was He Good Or Evil?

by Jack Wellman
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Who exactly was the Nimrod mentioned in the Old Testament?  Was he good or was he evil? A Mighty Hunter We know that Nimrod was an actual, historical figure as he shows up in the genealogies of the nation of Israel but also of mankind, going back to Adam (1 Chron 1:10).  Genesis 10:8-9 says “Cush […]

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Who Was Eunice In the Bible?

by Jack Wellman
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Who was Eunice in the Bible?  Why is it important for us to know who she was? Who Was Eunice? We know from Scriptures that Eunice was Timothy’s mother and his grandmother was named Lois.  Paul wrote to Timothy “As I remember your tears, I long to see you, that I may be filled with […]

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Who Was Phoebe In The Bible? Was She A Deaconess?

by Jack Wellman
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Who was Phoebe in the Bible?  Was she a deaconess?  Are there still deaconesses in the church today? Who was Phoebe? Phoebe was apparently a deaconess in the first century church.  Today, most churches only have pastors, elders and deacons but a church having a deaconess is biblical.  Our little church has a deaconess and […]

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Stephen In The Bible – Character Profile And Study

by Dr. Michael L. Williams
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Many people who are familiar with the Bible are not familiar with Stephen who was one of the first deacons in the Bible. In addition, Stephen was also the first martyr of the church. His story is wholly contained in two chapters in the book of Acts, but it provides a glimpse into life in […]

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Sarah In The Bible – Character Profile And Life Story

by Dr. Michael L. Williams
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Most people who are familiar with the Bible are familiar with the fact that Sarah was the wife of Abraham. However, some do not know that Sarah had another name before she was named Sarah. Likewise, in the light of who Abraham was, Sarah held an important position and played a great role in the […]

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Bible Character Study of Nehemiah

by David Peach
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Nehemiah is probably best known for rebuilding the walls of Jerusalem in 52 days, but beyond that, what do you know about this important Bible character? Though I have heard the story and read the book many times, it wasn’t until I did a previous chapter-by-chapter look at the book of Nehemiah that I really […]

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