Bible’s Major Players: Mary Magdalene

The Bible is filled with some major players. Mary Magdalene is one from the New Testament. Mary Magdalene is one of the few women who are named as followers of Jesus. Mary is often listed first among these… Read More

Bible’s Major Players: Tamar

The Bible is filled with some major players. David’s daughter Tamar is one from the Old Testament. Tamar was the daughter of Maacah and David. She is the only daughter of David’s mentioned in the Hebrew Bible. In… Read More

Bible’s Major Players: David

The Bible is filled with some major players. King David is one from the Old Testament. The Bible says that when Samuel anointed David, the “spirit of the Lord came mightily upon” him (1 Samuel 16:13). In the… Read More

Bible’s Major Players: Joseph the Carpenter

The Bible is filled with some major players.  The carpenter Joseph is one from the New Testament. Though there is not much said about this man, I would argue that Joseph played a significant role in the birth… Read More

Bible’s Major Players: Delilah

The Bible is filled with some major players. Delilah is one from the Old Testament. The book of Judges tells of a man named Samson, who should be included in the next cast of Expendables. Samson was a Nazirite set… Read More

Bible’s Major Players: The Samaritan Woman

The Bible is filled with some major players. The Samaritan woman at the well is one from the New Testament. When Megan and I traveled to Austin, Texas, we made the decision NOT to rent a car. We decided that… Read More

Bible’s Major Players: Lot & His Wife

The Bible is filled with some major players. Lot and his wife are two from the Old Testament. In the Genesis story, Lot is Abraham’s nephew. For the longest time the two men shared property. Abraham, of course, was… Read More

Bible’s Major Players: Samuel

The Bible is filled with some major players. Samuel is one from the Old Testament. Samuel is the son of Hannah, a wife of Elkanah. Elkanah’s other wife, Peninnah was able to give him children, but Hannah was… Read More

Bible’s Major Players: Potiphar’s Wife

The Bible is filled with some major players. Potiphar’s wife is one from the Old Testament. The story of Potiphar’s wife is a part of the Joseph narrative found in Genesis 39. Joseph was sold in slavery by his jealous… Read More

Bible’s Major Players: Jephthah’s Daughter

The Bible is filled with some major players. Jephthah’s daughter is one from the Old Testament. The story of Jephthah’s daughter is found in Judges 11. Jephthah was a great warrior.  He was the child of Gilead and… Read More

Bible’s Major Players: Eve

The Bible is filled with some major players. Eve is one from the Old Testament. Eve. The first woman. The first wife. The first mother. The first sinner? We are familiar with the story of Eve found in Genesis 2… Read More

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