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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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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