What Is The Book Of Leviticus About? A Bible Study


What is the Book of Leviticus all about? Why is it still important to the Christian today? The Book of the Leviticus This book, more than any other book in the Bible, is about the holiness of God.   There is no equal and even though it’s in the Old Testament, God is always concerned that His holiness is known. Most people, unfortunately, skip this book but there is such amazing and powerful symbolism about Christ and His atoning work on Calvary in the Book of Leviticus.  As the name suggests, i … [Read more...]

Who Was Jael In The Bible? A Character Study


Exactly who was Jael? Why is it important for us to know? Who was Jael? Jael was the wife of Heber the Kenite who is celebrated in the Song of Deborah in the Book of Judges in chapter five. In Hebrew, Jael means “mountain goat” so it certainly doesn’t sound like a complimentary name but in that culture, that was a symbol of strength and sureness so we can’t read into any meaning from our modern culture. Jael could have easily been included in Hebrews chapter eleven, the so-called Hall of Faith … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses For Those That Have Been Abused


Here are 7 Bible verses for all those that have been abused at one time or another. Psalm 11:5 “The LORD tries the righteous: but the wicked and him that loves violence his soul hates.” The first part of this verse at first doesn’t seem to fit the context of the Lord hating violence but the Hebrew word for “tries” is “bachan” and simply means “to examine, try,” or “to prove” so you could read the first part of this like this; “The Lord examines or proves the righteous” but the second part of th … [Read more...]

Who Was Rehoboam In The Bible? A Character Study


Who exactly was Rehoboam in the Old Testament? Here is a Bible study about character. Rehoboam, Successor to Solomon Solomon had many flaws in his reign yet late in his life he returned to the Lord and sat on the throne of Israel at the zenith of her power and expanse. Never again would Israel play such a powerful role in the region and never again would Israel be such a dominant force among the surrounding nations. The decline of Israel began after Rehoboam, the son of Solomon, took over the … [Read more...]

Who Was Mordecai In The Bible? A Character Study


Who was the Mordecai in the Old Testament? Why is it important for us to know about him? Mordecai the Jew The first thing we learn of Mordecai was that he was a Jew which Esther 2:5-6 says “Now there was a Jew in Susa the citadel whose name was Mordecai, the son of Jair, son of Shimei, son of Kish, a Benjaminite, who had been carried away from Jerusalem among the captives carried away with Jeconiah king of Judah, whom Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon had carried away.” Esther became connected wit … [Read more...]

Who Was Jacob In The Bible? A Character Study


Jacob is one of the main characters in the Bible as we shall read. His character changed so dramatically that God changed his name. Jacob, the Supplanter Jacob’s name means “supplanter” or “he takes by the heel” and “cheater” and this name fits Jacob perfectly, as we will later see. When Jacob was born it was written that “Afterward his brother came out with his hand holding Esau's heel, so his name was called Jacob” (Gen 25:26) and “When the boys grew up, Esau was a skillful hunter, a man of t … [Read more...]