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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.

  • by United Church of God
What did the rich man do next? "Then he cried and said, 'Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus that he may dip the tip of his finger in water and cool my tongue; for I am tormented in this flame'" (Luke 16:24).
  • by United Church of God
What have we learned about Jesus' parable about Lazarus and the rich man? We discovered the biblical truth about the resurrection of the dead and the fallacy of an immortal soul going to heaven or an ever-burning hell at the time of death.
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Read this amazing story: One day a rich man and a poor man both die. Instantly, they both awaken—but to find themselves in very different circumstances.
  • by Mario Seiglie
The recent movie Noah presents a horribly distorted view of one of the Bible's great heroes of faith. What's the true story that you may have never heard or considered? Let's look at seven little-known facts about Noah that can change our lives for good!
  • by Darris McNeely

The Berean form of Bible study applies to every student of the Bible - no...

  • by Darris McNeely, Jonathan Magee, Mitchell Moss

Three Beyond Today staff members discuss the gnostic side to the movie Noah...

  • by Darris McNeely

What might you expect from the upcoming movie, "Noah"?

  • by Robin Webber
The apostle John was in exile on the island of Patmos when he received the vision he recorded as the book of Revelation. His glimpses of heaven reveal an important key for dealing with the problems we face on earth.
  • by Steve Myers

Feeling alone? Lost or abandoned? Does God know what you're going...

  • by Jerold Aust
Do you know the ultimate purpose for the family? When you know that purpose, it can transform your family's relationships!
  • by United Church of God
Daniel's book prophesied events fulfilled many centuries ago as well as major events yet to come. It reveals a history of the region, written in advance, from Daniel's time right up to the return of Jesus Christ.
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Shortly after the Flood, God divided the earth among the families of Noah (Genesis 10:32).