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Series: Heroes of the Bible


Esther: The Girl

Esther: The Girl

Her story told in one of the only two books in the Old Testament to be named after a woman, Esther is one of the most influential women of the Bible, risking her life to protect the Jewish people. Revered for her natural beauty, it is Esther’s...Show More
Esther: The Hero

Esther: The Hero

Risking her life, Esther goes to the King uninvited and asks for mercy for her people. After deliberation, the King agrees, orders the mastermind behind the murder plot to be executed and frees the Jews from enslavement and religious persecution....Show More
Esther: The Queen

Esther: The Queen

As the kingdom into which she has married plans genocide of the Jewish population, Esther is at first paralysed by the fear of asking her husband, King Xerxes, for mercy on behalf of the people. However she soon realises that God has grander...Show More
Eve: Mother of All Creation

Eve: Mother of All Creation

Bearing many children, Eve imbued in them a human propensity for both good and evil, which lived out in each generation. Eve, regarded as the first mother, effectively gave birth to civilisation and is fundamental to our understanding of sin in...Show More
Eve: The First Sin

Eve: The First Sin

Tempted by the serpent, Eve’s disobedience by eating fruit from the forbidden tree of knowledge reveals lessons in impulsivity and responsibility. Their peaceful existence now turned to hardship, Eve and Adam learn that every action has a...Show More
Eve: The First Woman

Eve: The First Woman

Central to the story of God’s creation, Eve’s appearance in the Book of Genesis provides vital lessons about freedom of choice, good and evil, and the nature of sin. Made by God from the rib of Adam, they live as a couple in the Garden of...Show More
Mary Magdalene: A Loyal Disciple

Mary Magdalene: A Loyal Disciple

Central to the story of Jesus’ crucifixion, an ever-faithful Mary Magdalene stands by Him as He is taken to the cross; remaining there until his body is entombed. Mary Magdalene is the sole witness to Jesus’ resurrection and chosen to spread...Show More
Mary Magdalene: Sinner or Saint?

Mary Magdalene: Sinner or Saint?

Details of Mary Magdalene’s life are scarce, however misconceptions that have conflated her story with that of other, different woman in the Bible have tainted her reputation, suggesting a sinful past. The Bible shows us that Mary Magdalene was...Show More
Mary Magdalene: Who Was Mary Magdalene?

Mary Magdalene: Who Was Mary Magdalene?

Suffering and marginalised before being rid of seven demons by Jesus, Mary Magdalene became one of His most loyal followers, even supporting Him financially. Mary Magdalene’s willingness to leave her life behind and disregard the societal...Show More
Mary the Mother: A Young Jewish Girl

Mary the Mother: A Young Jewish Girl

Mary’s story is a lesson in showing unwavering faith in God’s word. Despite being young and unmarried Mary trusts the angel's message that she is favoured by God and will conceive and give birth to Jesus, the Son of the most High. Mary...Show More
Mary the Mother: Mother of the Messiah

Mary the Mother: Mother of the Messiah

The close bond between Mary and her son is evident from the Gospel of John. With dignity and faith Mary mothered Jesus through the trials and tribulations of His life, even continuing to display discipleship and obedience to the Word of God after...Show More
Mary the Mother: The Birth of Jesus

Mary the Mother: The Birth of Jesus

Mary, heavily pregnant, continues to be guided by God's plan for her life. She and Joseph travel to Bethlehem where the Messiah, Jesus, is born. Hearing this news, Herrod orders the massacre of all baby boys in the town, forcing the new family to...Show More
Sarah: Hagar and Ishmael

Sarah: Hagar and Ishmael

In a lapse of faith and desperation to become a mother, Sarah attempts to skirt God’s plan, instructing her husband to produce an heir with her Egyptian slave, Hagar. Providing important wisdom about the truth of God’s word, Sarah’s doubt...Show More
Sarah: Journey to the Promised Land

Sarah: Journey to the Promised Land

A courageous and devoted follower of God, Sarah’s story teaches lessons about the virtue of patience and loyalty, and the sanctity of God’s word. The infertile wife of Abraham, Sarah prays to become pregnant but first must follow her husband...Show More
Sarah: The Mother of Nations

Sarah: The Mother of Nations

Steadfast to His word, God provides Sarah and Abraham with a child in old age, a son named Isaac who himself becomes the grandfather of the 12 tribes of Israel. Playing a central role in God’s plan for the Jewish nation, Sarah’s prominence in...Show More