Our Lord's Characters
Alexander Whyte's well researched collection of Bible biographies has been of indispensible use to pastors, study group leaders and students of the scriptures for over 100 years. It is the most comprehensive and most well respected source of material for understanding the characters involved in the events of the Bible ever published.
This is indeed the best exposition on Biblical characters ever written! Alexander Whyte reveals insights into the lives of the people of the Bible that casual readers might never find. Then he powerfully applies truths revealed in such a way that the reader is left spiritually convicted and seeking God's mercy.
Volume six includes character studies on the following people/topics:
I. THE SOWER WHO WENT FORTH TO SOW, II. THE MAN WHICH SOWED GOOD SEED IN HIS FIELD, BUT HIS ENEMY CAME AND SOWED TARES AMONG THE WHEAT, III. THE MAN WHO TOOK A GRAIN OF MUSTARD SEED, AND SOWED IT IN HIS FIELD, IV. THE MAN WHO CAST SEED INTO THE GROUND AND IT GREW UP HE KNEW NOT HOW, V. THE WOMAN WHO TOOK LEAVEN AND HID IT IN THREE MEASURES OF MEAL, VI. THE MAN WHO FOUND TREASURE HID IN A FIELD, VII. THE MERCHANT MAN WHO SOLD ALL THAT HE HAD AND BOUGHT THE PEARL OF GREAT PRICE, VIII. THE MAN WHO WENT OUT TO BORROW THREE LOAVES AT MIDNIGHT, IX. THE IMPORTUNATE WIDOW, X. THE PRODIGAL SON, XI. THE MUCH FORGIVEN DEBTOR AND HIS MUCH LOVE, XII. THE TEN VIRGINS, XIII. THE WEDDING GUEST WHO SAT DOWN IN THE LOWEST ROOM, XIV. THE BIDDEN TO THE GREAT MARRIAGE SUPPER, AND SOME OF THEIR EXCUSES, XV. THE MAN WHO HAD NOT ON A WEDDING GARMENT, XVI. THE PHARISEE, XVII. THE PUBLICAN, XVIII. THE BLIND LEADERS OF THE BLIND, XIX. THE RICH MAN AND LAZARUS, XX. THE SLOTHFUL SERVANT WHO HID HIS LORD'S MONEY, XXI. THE UNMERCIFUL SERVANT, XXII. THE UNPROFITABLE SERVANT, XXIII. THE LABOURER WITH THE EVIL EYE, XXIV. THE CHILDREN OF CAPERNAUM PLAYING AT MARRIAGES AND FUNERALS IN THE MARKETPLACE, XXV. THE SAMARITAN WHO SHEWED MERCY, XXVI. MOSES ON THE NEW TESTAMENT MOUNT, XXVII. THE ANGEL OF THE CHURCH OF EPHESUS, XXVIII. THE ANGEL OF THE CHURCH IN SMYRNA, XXIX. THE ANGEL OF THE CHURCH IN PERGAMOS, XXX. THE ANGEL OF THE CHURCH IN THYATIRA, XXXI. THE ANGEL OF THE CHURCH IN SARDIS, XXXII. THE ANGEL OF THE CHURCH IN PHILADELPHIA, XXXIII. THE ANGEL OF THE CHURCH OF THE, LAODICEANS
Through the scriptures you meet the people of the Bible. But through Alexander Whyte you will come to know them better. Next to the Bible, you will find Bible Characters the greatest help in understanding the men and women in God's Word. Whyte writes brief biographies faithful to the Biblical text. Without stretching the truth, he stretches our minds to embrace the character of the individuals revealed there. He is never superficial. He writes like a modern newspaperman in terms of human interest and deep insight. It's just as though he had interviewed an individual and returned to the newspaper office to write up the feature! The reader of these works will not be disappointed as they will walk away with a deeper and greater understanding of those men and women God used in his Word as examples for us all.
- Primedia eLaunch, April 2011
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