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Important People in the Old Testament… Daniel

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Daniel is a very interesting, as well as a very important Old Testament Bible character. His writings are contained in the book that bears his name. Not only are his writings interesting from a historical perspective, but there are prophecies contained within the book of Daniel that continue to be relevant today and inform the […]

Important People in the Old Testament… Moses

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Go tell it on the mountain, over the hill and everywhere. Go tell it on the mountain, to let My people go. Who’s that yonder dressed in red? Must be the children that Moses led. Let My people go … Who’s that yonder dressed in white? Must be the children of the Israelite. Let My […]

Important People in the Old Testament… David

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Next to Jesus Christ, King David is perhaps the most written about person in the entire Bible.  This is because he was a very righteous man, one who pleased God so much, that he is the only person in the Bible to be called “a man after God’s own heart” (1 Samuel 13:14).  In fact, […]

Important People in the Old Testament… Ruth

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The story of Ruth is a delightful story of love, faith and fidelity teaching the wonderful principle of redemption.  (Redeem means: to buy back, recover, as to redeem from sin by sacrifice)  It is set in the time of the judges, a time of wickedness and violence.  Yet we learn how individuals can show faith […]

Important People in the Bible – Abraham

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We learn about Abraham in the book of Genesis. Abraham was the son of Terah and is known as the founder of the Hebrew nation. His family settled in Ur of the Chaldees. Abraham had two brothers, named Nahor, and Haran. His wife was Sarah. After the death of his brother Nahor, Abraham and his […]

Important People in the Bible – Jacob

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The story of Jacob can be found in Genesis 25 to 50. In the order of things Abraham & Sarah had a son called Isaac late in life and Isaac married Rebekah who in turn gave birth to twin sons Esau and Jacob. These sons were very different in many ways. Esau was the older […]

Important People in the Bible – Noah

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We first hear about Noah in Genesis 5, which begins with “this is the book of the generations of Adam.” Right from the start, we see that Noah is going to be special as he is the only member of this genealogy whose name is explained. His father, Lamech, states that his son, Noah, will […]

Important People in the Bible – Adam

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Who was Adam? There is perhaps no story in the Old Testament better known today in popular culture than that of the Garden of Eden.  If you recall, this is the story about the first man, Adam; the first woman, Eve; a scheming snake and a forbidden fruit.  The story goes that the snake tempts […]