Bible Characters

ELIJAH

Key Verse Elijah was a man with a nature like ours [with the same physical, mental, and spiritual limitations and shortcomings], and he prayed intensely for it not to rain, and it did not rain on the earth for three years and six months. James 5:17 AMP Elijah’s Nature Examples 1. Fear Then Jezebel sent a messenger to Elijah, […]

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JOSEPH

Key Verse Now, therefore, it was not you who sent me here, but God; and He has made me a father to Pharaoh and lord of all his household, and ruler over all the land of Egypt. Genesis 48:8 NASB SubTopics 1. Declared his dreams Then Joseph had a dream, and when he told it to

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RUTH

Key Verse May he also be to you one who restores life and sustains your old age; for your daughter-in-lawa, who loves you and is better to you than seven sons, has given birth to him.” Ruth 4:15 AMP aReferring to Ruth Attributes 1. Born a Moabite Then Naomi’s husband Elimelech died, and she was left with

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ELISHA

1. At work when called So Elijah departed and found Elisha son of Shaphat. He was plowing with twelve teams of oxen, and he was with the twelfth team. Elijah passed by him and threw his cloak around him. 1 Kings 19:19 BSB 2. Burned “Bridges” behind him So Elisha turned back from him, took his

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ESTHER

Some Characteristics Obedient Esther did not reveal her people or her lineage, because Mordecai had instructed her not to do so. Esther 2:10 BSB Esther still had not revealed her lineage or her people, just as Mordecai had instructed. She obeyed Mordecai’s command, as she had done under his care. Esther 2:20 BSB  Acted with Wisdom And

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ENOCH

The Account of Enoch Genesis When Jared was a hundred and sixty-two years old, he became the father of Enoch… When1 Enoch was sixty-five years old, he became the father of Methuselah. Enoch walked [in habitual fellowship] with God three hundred years after the birth of Methuselah and had other sons and daughters. So all the days of Enoch were

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ISAAC

Model of Marriage So Abraham instructed the chief servant of his household, who managed all he owned, “Place your hand under my thigh, and I will have you swear by the LORD, the God of heaven and the God of earth, that you will not take a wife for my son from the daughters of

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JOSHUA

Lingered in God’s Presence Thus the LORD would speak to Moses face to face, as a man speaks to his friend. Then Moses would return to the camp, but his young assistant Joshua son of Nun would not leave the tent. Exodus 33:11 BSB Believed and trusted in God  Joshua son of Nun and Caleb

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DAVID

Key Verse “I have found David My servant; With My holy oil I have anointed him, With whom My hand shall be established and steadfast; My arm also shall strengthen him. Psalm 89:20-21 AMP Attributes 1. Responsible but David went back and forth from Saul to tend his father’s flock at Bethlehem. 1 Samuel 17:15 AMP Early in the morning David

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DANIEL

Epitome of Wisdom you are [imagining yourself] wiser than Daniel Ezekiel 28:3 AMP Other versions  (Behold, you are wiser than Daniel! There is no secret that can be hidden from you! Ezekiel 28:3 NKJV When God spoke to Satan about wisdom, he did not speak about Solomon (who had earthly wisdom) but Daniel (who had both

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ABRAHAM

Key Verse The Lord said, “Shall I keep secret from Abraham [My friend and servant] what I am going to do, since Abraham is destined to become a great and mighty nation, and all the nations of the earth will be blessed through him? Genesis 18:17-18 AMP Attributes 1. Dependent on God  for prosperity: But Abram

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MOSES

Key Verse And there arose not a prophet since in Israel like Moses, whom the Lord knew face to face, [None equal to him] in all the signs and wonders which the Lord sent him to do in the land of Egypt—to Pharaoh and to all his servants and to all his land, And in all the

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JABEZ

About Jabez Jabez was more honorable than his brothers; but his mother named him Jabez, saying, “Because I gave birth to him in pain.” Jabez cried out to the God of Israel, saying, “Oh that You would indeed bless me and enlarge my border [property], and that Your hand would be with me, and You would

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