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Bible characters from the Old and New Testaments

Author: Alexander Whyte
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Kregel Publications, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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No study of the scriptures is complete without an adventurous discovery of the characters of the Bible. Beginning with Adam, Dr. Whyte provides invigorating glimpses into the lives of men and women of the Bible--glimpses that are intimate and imaginative. Whyte's fresh style and profound insight will lead all Bible students into life-changing encounters with the people of the Bible.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Whyte
ISBN: 0825439817 9780825439810 0825439809 9780825439803
OCLC Number: 21442681
Notes: Complete and unabridged in 1 v.
Reprint, with new introd. Previously published: Bible characters. London : Oliphants, 1967.
Description: 916, [3] pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Part I. Adam to Achan. Adam --
Eve --
Cain --
Abel --
Enoch --
Jubal --
Noah --
Ham --
Nimrod --
Terah --
Abraham --
Lot --
Sarah --
Isaac --
Esau --
Rebekah --
Jacob --
Joseph --
Aaron --
Miriam --
Moses --
Moses, the type of Christ --
Pharoah --
Balaam --
Joshua --
Achan --
Part II. Gideon to Absalom --
Gideon --
Jephthah and his daughter --
Samson --
Ruth --
Hannah --
Eli --
Samuel --
Saul --
David: his virtues --
David: his vices --
David: his graces --
David: his services --
Jonathon --
Nabal --
Michal, Saul's daughter --
Solomon --
Solomon, and a greater than Solomon --
The Queen of Sheba --
Shimei --
Joab --
Absalom --
Part III. Ahithophel to Nehemiah --
Ahithophel --
Mephibosheth --
Barzillai --
Heman --
Jeroboam --
The disobedient prophet --
Rehoboam --
Josiah --
Elijah --
Elisha --
Naaman --
Job --
Jonah --
Isaiah --
Jeremiah --
Daniel ---
Nebuchadnezzar --
Belshazzar --
Esther --
Ezra --
Sanballat --
Nehemiah --
Part IV. Joseph and Mary to James, the Lord's brother. Joseph and Mary --
Simeon --
Zacharias and Elisabeth --
John the Baptist --
Nicodemus --
Peter --
John --
Matthew --
Zacchaeus --
Lazarus --
The woman with the issue of blood --
Mary Magdalene --
The mother of Zebedee's children --
The widow with the two mites --
Pontius Pilate --
Pilate's wife --
Herod that fox --
The penitent thief --
Thomas --
Cleopas and his companion --
Matthias, the successor to Judas Iscariot --
Ananias and Sapphira --
Simon Magus --
The Ethiopian Eunuch --
Gamaliel --
Barnabas --
James, the Lord's brother --
Part V. Stephen to Timothy --
Stephen --
Philip: deacon and evangelist --
Cornelius --
Eutychus --
Felix --
Festus --
King Agrippa --
Luke, the beloved physician --
Onesiphorus --
Alexander the coppersmith --
Paul as a student --
Paul apprehended of Christ Jesus --
Paul in Arabia --
Paul's visit to Jerusalem to see Peter --
Paul as a preacher --
Paul as a pastor --
Paul as a controversialist --
Paul as a man of prayer --
Paul as a believing man --
Paul as the chief of sinners --
Paul's thorn in the flesh --
Paul as sold under sin --
Paul's blamelessness as a minister --
Paul as an evangelistic mystic --
Paul's great heaviness and continual sorrow of heart --
Paul the aged --
Apollos --
Lois and Eunice --
Timothy as a child --
Timothy as a young minister --
Part VI. Our Lord's characters --
The sower who went forth to sow --
The man which sowed good seed in his field, but his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat --
The man who took a grain of mustard seed, and sowed it in his field --
The man who cast seed into the ground and it grew up he knew not how --
The woman who took leaven and hid it in three measures of meal --
The man who found treasure hid in a field --
The merchant man who sold all that he had and bought the pearl of great price --
The man who went out to borrow three loaves at midnight --
The importunate widow --
The prodigal son --
The much forgiven debtor and his much love --
The ten virgins --
The wedding guest who sat down in the lowest room --
The bidden to the great marriage supper and some of their excuses --
The man who had not on a wedding garment --
The Pharisee --
The Publican --
The blind leaders of the blind --
The rich man and Lazarus --
The slothful servant who hid his Lord's money --
The unmerciful servant --
The unprofitable servant --
The laborer with the evil eye --
The children of Capernaum playing at marriages and funerals in the marketplace --
The Samaritan who showed mercy --
Moses on the New Testament Mount --
The angel of the church at Ephesus --
The angel of the church at Smyrna --
The angel of the church at Pergamos --
The angel of the church at Thyatira --
The angel at the church at Sardis --
The angel of the church at Philadelphia --
The angel of the church at Laodicea.
Other Titles: Bible characters
Responsibility: Alexander Whyte.

Abstract:

No study of the scriptures is complete without an adventurous discovery of the characters of the Bible. Beginning with Adam, Dr. Whyte provides invigorating glimpses into the lives of men and women of the Bible--glimpses that are intimate and imaginative. Whyte's fresh style and profound insight will lead all Bible students into life-changing encounters with the people of the Bible.

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