Character Studies

Some significant Bible characters and what they can teach us.

"Be my imitators, even as I also [am] of Christ" (1 Cor. 11: 1).

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Andrew on the brother of the apostle Peter

Apollos on a man who was powerful in the Scriptures

The Lion's Den - on Daniel

Far Apart In Spirit - Obadiah as contrasted with Elijah

Felix - On how the apostle Paul confronted Felix the Roman governor

John the Baptist - on why of those born among women, there was no greater prophet than John the Baptist

Jonathan - on the life of Jonathan, son of Saul and friend of David

Lessons from Lot - lessons for the believer in the life of Lot, the brother of Abraham

Love not the World - the story of Lot as a picture of the back-sliding Christian and the world

Mary Magdalene - on the devotion to the Lord Jesus of Mary Magdalene

Matthew - on why the apostle Matthew, the disciple of Jesus Christ, was chosen to write the gospel that bears his name

Naaman - on how the cure of Naaman from leprosy was also accompanied by a spiritual change

Nicodemus - on the progress in the soul of Nicodemus, the ruler and Pharisee who came to Jesus by night (John 3)

Profession and Practice - on the history of Samson as a nazarite to God

Rahab the Harlot - evangelical teaching from the account of Rahab the Harlot in Scripture

The End of the Lord - the Lord's end (or objective) in his dealings with Job and its relevance to the Gospel

The Mother of Jesus - on the relationship between the Lord Jesus Christ and Mary His mother

The Seven Sayings at the Well - on the conversation between the Lord of glory and the Samaritan woman at the well of Sychar