Updated: May 13
Characters of the Bible is a study, Lighthouse Bible Church is covering now in our Adult Bible Study. This study simply tries to find out who the character(s) were and follow them through the Scriptures. Often, as we study the Bible, or as we hear sermons about a specific Biblical Topic covered (verse by verse in this church, Lighthouse Bible Church, Palm Coast, FL), we tend to take a quick glimpse over the character(s) found within the text. We hear or read their name mentioned, but quickly either glance at or simply do not take note.
Understanding the character(s) found within the text will not only reveal who they are but will help us to understand the passage(s) much better. Studying them will show us how the Lord uses their various personalities and should unveil why He chose these characters to carry out His purpose. Some of these characters were men and some women; some were weak and afraid; others were strong, but made weak; some were great speakers, while others were not. Some had a hard and bitter heart, like Pharaoh. One of the most famous characters, who imprisoned, tortured, beat, and who had put to death Christians, until stopped on the way to Damascus and directly asked by the Lord, “Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me” (Acts 22:7b). Chosen by the Lord to become a new man in Christ, Saul, given a new name, Paul, went on to preach and teach the Word of the Lord and wrote thirteen books out of the 27 found in the New Testament. All these character God chose for His purpose and His Glory. Amen.
Before taking a break for the summer we covered:
Eve: Mother of All Living
Enoch: The Man Who Walked with God
Sarah: Hoping Against Hope
Peter – The Apostle with The Foot - Shaped Mouth Peter
Mary Magdalene: Delivered from Darkness
Gideon: A Weak Man Made Strong
Samson: A Strong Man Made Weak
Do not worry if you missed these characters. We have a lot more to cover. We begin again this coming Sunday, September 16th. Please prayerfully consider joining us as we delve further into the “Characters of the Bible.” We start promptly at 9:15 A.M. This week learn about Miriam: The Leading Lady of the Exodus.