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adam and eve

Adam and Eve – The First Humans Created by God

After God created Heaven and Earth, He also created a place where all creatures live – the Garden of Eden. God also created man out ...[Read More]
abel and cain

Abel and Cain and their Sibling Rivalry

Abel and Cain, the tragic story of an unaccepted brotherhood. After Adam and Eve left the Garden of Eden, they had two sons. They named ...[Read More]
noah and the ark

Noah and the Ark: God’s First Solution to Sin

Noah and the Ark helped save mankind from extinction – God is still gracious even though we deserved damnation instead of His mercy. Noah was ...[Read More]
job the righteous

Job the Righteous Before Salvation was Required

The book of Job is known as the oldest written book in the Bible. Job the righteous man of God had three friends: Eliphaz the ...[Read More]
abraham the hebrew patriarch

Abraham the Hebrew Patriarch

Abraham the Hebrew Patriarch, following the nine descendants of Shem, is considered the first Hebrew. God revealed himself to Abraham, made promises to make of ...[Read More]
joseph the dreamer

Joseph the Dreamer Savior of Egypt and Israel

Joseph the Dreamer was the first of two sons born to Jacob and Rachel. He had 10 half-brothers, and 1 half-sister. As a young boy ...[Read More]
judah the praised one

Judah the Praised One

Judah the Praised One (literal meaning of his name in Hebrew) was the fourth, one of the twelve, son of Jacob from his original wife, ...[Read More]
moses the great prophet

Moses the Great Prophet

Known as one of the most famous Hebrew leaders, Moses is considered the most important prophet in Judaism and Christianity. According to the Hebrew Bible, ...[Read More]
joshua the wise

Joshua the Wise Military Leader of Israel

Joshua the Wise military leader of Israel, son of Nun, was Moses’ assistant since his youth. The Lord appointed Joshua to succeed Moses. He was ...[Read More]
elijah and his chariot of fire

Elijah and His Chariot of Fire

Elijah  and his chariot of fire – as he is most commonly associated with – was born at Tishbe and is of the tribe of ...[Read More]
esther the epitome of beauty

Esther the Epitome of Beauty, Grace and Patriotism

Esther the epitome of beauty was a woman who risked her life for her devotion to God and her fellow Jews. Esther was also known ...[Read More]
mighty samson

The Mighty Samson Judge of the Israelites

This is the story of the Mighty Samson. There was a couple who lived in Zorah, Manoah and his wife. His wife was infertile and ...[Read More]
ruth the kind moabite

Ruth the Kind Moabite Woman

Ruth the kind Moabite was a selfless woman who accepted God and the Israelite people as her own. Her story started during the time of ...[Read More]
jonah the reluctant prophet

Jonah the Reluctant Prophet

Jonah the Reluctant Prophet, son of Amittai, was a prophet who disobeyed God when he was given a task. Jonah is best known as the ...[Read More]
samuel anointed by god

Samuel Anointed by God

A great prophet, that’s who Samuel anointed by God was. He was chosen by the Lord, from miraculous birth until his death. His obedience to ...[Read More]
saul the insecure

King Saul the Insecure Ruler of the Jewish People

Born under the tribe of Benjamin, Saul was the son of Kish. Saul the insecure became the first king of Israel at about the time ...[Read More]
david god's favoured king

David God’s Favoured King

David God’s Favoured King is one of the best known people in the Bible. The books of 1 Samuel, 2 Samuel, 1 Kings and 1 ...[Read More]
virgin mary

Virgin Mary the Blameless Vessel of God’s Gift

The Virgin Mary is known as the mother of Jesus Christ. Little is known of her early or personal life. She was a cousin of ...[Read More]
john the baptist

John the Baptist – The Herald of Christ

John the Baptist is considered the Bible’s last prophet. He was the one chosen to prepare the way of the coming of Jesus Christ. He ...[Read More]
saint john

Saint John the Beloved of Jesus

Saint John, the Apostle, is one of the original twelve disciples of Jesus Christ. He is the son of Zebedee, and a brother of James, ...[Read More]
saint peter

Saint Peter the Solid Rock of Christianity

One of the best known disciples, the Bible chronicles great stories about Saint Peter. Originally named Simon, he was one of the first disciples called ...[Read More]
paul the apostle

Paul the Apostle – The Champion of the Christians

One of the well-known earliest Christian missionaries, together with St. Peter and St. James, Paul the Apostle has forever left his image upon the world. ...[Read More]
judas the accursed

Judas the Accursed Who Betrayed Jesus

Judas Iscariot, the son of Simon Iscariot, was also one of the original 12 disciples of Jesus. He sojourned with Jesus, preaching the Gospel, casting ...[Read More]
luke the physician

Luke the Physician and Faithful Disciple of Christ

Luke the Physician or “the beloved physician”, is known as the author of both the Gospel according to Luke and Acts of the Apostles. He ...[Read More]
archangel michael

Archangel Michael the Greatest of the Archangels

Writings in the Bible concerning the Archangel Michael. There are 7 named archangels in Jewish tradition, Michael, Gabriel, Raphael, Uriel, Raguel, Saraqael and Remiel. All ...[Read More]
angel gabriel special messenger

Angel Gabriel Special Messenger of God

The name Gabriel means “man of God” and Archangel Gabriel is considered to be the greatest of all messengers. He was chosen to bring the ...[Read More]
satan the devil

Satan the Devil – Sin Personified

Writings concerning Lucifer or Satan the Devil are found many times in the Bible. Angels are spiritual beings created by God. In the Bible, they ...[Read More]
jesus the lion of judah

Jesus the Lion of Judah and Savior of Mankind

Jesus has many wonderful and mighty names in the Bible, the Son of God, Son of Man, Savior, Healer, Gentle Teacher, Wise Prophet and more, ...[Read More]