Characters of the Bible: The Shunammite Woman

The Shunammite Woman was very wealthy and lived in the town of Shumen.   God mentions her in the Bible because of her hospitality and kindness toward His prophet Elisha.  Whenever Elisha would pass through her town of Shumen, she would insist on him dining with her and her husband.  Knowing that Elisha was a man…

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Bible Quiz #29

Welcome to our Weekly Bible Quiz.  A time to refresh our memory with Bible history. 1.    With which bird did Job say he kept company when he lost his fortune? 2.    Who did Jesus tell to be “wise as serpents?” 3.    Who said he wasn’t worthy to untie Jesus’ sandals? 4.    What happened to Ananias…

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Bible Quiz #28

Welcome to our Weekly Bible Quiz.  A time to refresh our memory with Bible history. 1.    Where in the Bible would you find a burning bush and a plague of gnats? 2.    Which large bird does the prophet Micah describe as bald? 3.    Who couldn’t stand up because their boils were so bad? 4.    Who…

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Characters of the Bible: “Nehemiah”

Article Written by Charles S. Head One of the greatest stories of the Bible in reference to persistence is that of Nehemiah.  Nehemiah continued with “the vision” until he accomplished what God had put in his heart to do. He had a burden for his people, (Israel-Judah) who had escaped and those who were left…

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Bible Quiz #27

Welcome to our Weekly Bible Quiz.  A time to refresh our memory with Bible history. 1.    Who was told in a dream to take his wife and child and escape to Egypt? 2.    Complete the quotation: “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the “_________.” 3.    Which tree was guarded by an angel with…

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Bible Quiz #26

Welcome to our Weekly Bible Quiz.  A time to refresh our memory with Bible history. 1.    Which Psalm begins “give ear to my words, O Lord?” 2.    Complete the following words of Jesus: “Love your e______.” 3.    What did the citizens of Iconicum throw at Paul? 4.    Complete this pair of sisters:  Mary and M_______.…

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Bible Quiz #25

Welcome to our Weekly Bible Quiz.  A time to refresh our memory with Bible history. 1.    Who was the shepherd boy that became king? 2.    Where did the workers work for different hours but were all paid one denarius? 3.    What did Jesus refuse to turn into bread? 4.    Where did Jesus grow up? 5.   …

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Bible Characters: Hannah “From Barrenness to Brokenness to Blessing”

The Bible tells us a wonderful story of a woman by the named of Hannah.  Throughout her adult years she had a great desire in her heart – to have children, but the Bible tells us, “the Lord shut up her womb.”  It was considered a disgrace in those days not to have children, so…

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Questions About Heaven #1

Heaven has always been a great mystery for both Believers and non-Believers, so for the next couple of weeks, I will be posting questions about heaven. Question #1:  Does heaven really exist – is it physical, spiritual, or symbolic? Growing up I imagined heaven as being spiritual.  After salvation I believed heaven to be somewhat…

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