Biblical Personalities

"And what more shall I say? For the time would fail me to tell of Gideon and Barak and Samson and Jephthah, also of David and Samuel and the prophets..." (Hebrews 11:32).

The Bible is filled to the brim with all sorts of characters—peasants, kings, villains, heroes, prophets, priests, fishermen, servants, carpenters, tax collectors and just about every other personality you can imagine. Get to know some of them here.

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In the Biblical story of Joseph we see that God intervened in the history of Egypt to prevent the nation’s collapse during a time of drought and famine. Through the young Joseph God sent the message that there would be seven years of abundance followed by seven years of famine on the most powerful nation of the day.

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A blog post by Darris McNeely

Been reading this morning the book of Philemon. I find in it a timely lesson about dealing with difficult issues and difficult people. The apostle Paul wrote a master’s thesis in tact and diplomacy, showing us how to move matters forward in a way that lets everyone grow and learn.

Philemon was a Church member who also owned a slave, Onesimus. Onesimus had run away to Paul in Rome who made him a convert. Paul, acknowledging the legal right of Philemon was sending the slave back to his owner.

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