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About Greater Men and Women of the Bible
This brilliantly written work contains 107 of the most detailed Bible character studies ever published. The bible figures are presented in the order of the Bible (although the Contents shows them in alphabetical order). Going beyond a simple background sketch, Hastings provides a complete and accurate theological and historical portrait of each person. Drawing from the Bible and other historical sources, this work discusses everything you ever wanted to know about the Bible figures listed below.

Clearly versed in other notable authors and works of his day, Hastings works cited includes the Pulpit Commentary, Expositor's Bible Commentary, F.B. Meyer, MacLaren's Expositions, and nearly a thousand others. The material is suitable for a lay person's study of the Bible, the serious Bible student, or preachers looking for sermon material.

This 6 volume set covers 107 Bible characters in 3,100+ printed pages—producing some 690+ module topics! The module is structured with an easy-to-navigate hierarchy (see image at the end of the listing) of Bible figures and sub-topics covering every known aspect of their life. Since e-Sword requires numbers for proper display order, I also included a version for TheWord that does not have the display numbers (because if you don't need them, you don't want to look at them). I liked this set so much that when presented with this text, I decided to stop work on the large commentary I'm working on produce this module.

Volume 1: Adam - Joseph

Abel

The Sacrifice

The Death


Abraham
I. Ur and Haran—

Introduction

Historicity

Name

Birthplace

Migration to Haran

II. The Call—

How did the Call come?

The Obedience of Faith

Hope

Election

Separation

III. Canaan—

The Route

The Land

Down into Egypt

IV. Lot—

The Choice

The Rescue

The King of Sodom

Melchizedek

V. The Covenant Promises—

Abraham’s Hopes and Fears

The Promises

The Covenant

The Signs

VI. The Heir—

Ishmael

Ishmael and Isaac

VII. Sodom and Gomorrah—

The Visit of the Angels

Abraham’s Intercession

Lot’s Escape

Lot’s Wife

VIII. Abimelech—

The Sin of Abimelech

The Compact with Abimelech

IX. Abraham’s Great Trial—

Temptation

The Morality of the Trial

The Faith of Abraham

Jehovah-jireh

X. Machpelah—

The Death of Sarah

The Death of Abraham

XI. Abraham’s Place in the History of Religion—

The Unity of God

The Justice of God

A Peculiar People

A Great Future

The Father of the Faithful

Abraham and God

XII. Abraham’s Personal Character—

His Faith

His Titles

The Fruit of his Faith


Adam

As Man

As “the Man”

As a Man


Cain

The Sacrifice

The Sin

The Punishment


Enoch

Walking with God

Taken by God


Esau
I. Esau’s History—

The Birthright

The Blessing

II. Esau’s Character—

A Cunning Hunter

An Uncontrolled Temper

A Profane Person

The Sum


Eve

The Wife

The Woman

The Mother


Isaac

The Son

The Husband

The Father

The Character of Isaac


Jacob
I. Jacob the Supplanter—

The Stolen Birthright

Bethel

Padan-aram

Peniel

II. Israel the Prince of God—

The Meeting with Esau

The Settlement at Shechem

The Return to Bethel

The Journey to Egypt

Death and Burial


Joseph
I. The Dreamer—

Joseph’s Relation to his Brethren

The Result

II. The Prisoner and Prime Minister—

In Potiphah’s House

Temptation

In Prison

Prime Minister

III. The Saviour of his People—

Joseph and his Brethren

Joseph and his People


Melchizedek

The Historical Melchizedek

The Order of Melchizedek


Noah

A Child of Hope

A Recipient of Grace

A Man of Faith

A Preacher of Righteousness

An Epoch Maker

A Sinner

A Giver of Blessing and of Cursing


Rebekah

Rebekah as Maid

Rebekah as Wife

Rebekah as Mother


Sarah

The Beautiful Woman and True

The Despairing and Jealous Wife

The Mother of Nations

The Lover to the End



Volume 2: Moses - Samson

Aaron
The Prophet
The Priest

Achan
The Sin
The Confession
The Punishment

Balaam
In the Hand of the Lord
The Wages of Unrighteousness

Caleb
The Witness
The Reward

Deborah
Deborah the Judge
Deborah the Deliverer
Deborah the Poet

Gideon
The Call of Gideon
Gideon’s Campaign
Latter Days

Jephthah
and
his
Daughter
Jephthah
Jephthah’s Daughter

Joshua
I. The Faithful Servant—
Amalek
Mount Sinai
The Seventy Elders
The Report of the Spies
Leader of Israel
II. The Victorious Soldier—
Jordan
Jericho
Ai
The Gibeonites
Lake Merom
III. The Resolute Reformer—
Distribution of the Land
Joshua’s Farewell and Death
Joshua’s Character

Miriam
By the Nile
At the Red Sea
In the Wilderness

Moses
I. The Israelites in Egypt—
The Sources for the History of Moses
Their Historical Value
The Bondage
Deliverance
The Uses of the Bondage in Egypt
II. Birth and Education—
The Birth of Moses
His Education
His Choice
III. In Midian—
The Desert
The Bush
The Call
IV. The God of Israel and His Messenger—
The Commission
The Diffidence of Moses
The Presence of God
The God of Israel
The Name
V. Before Pharaoh—
The Beginning of the Struggle
The Hardening of Pharaoh’s Heart
The Plagues
The Passover
VI. The Red Sea—
The Pursuit
The Passage
The Song
VII. From the Red Sea to Sinai—
Marah and Elim
The Manna
Rephidim
VIII. The Ten Words—
Their Antiquity
Their Form
Their Uniqueness
Their Permanence
IX. The Covenant and the Tabernacle—
The Covenant
The Tabernacle
X. The Great Intercession—
The Golden Calf
The Intercession
The Presence and the Glory
Unconscious Transfiguration
XI. From Sinai to Kadesh—
The Blessing
Hobab
Eldad and Medad
Miriam’s Mistake
The Spies
XII. From Kadesh to Moab—
Korah, Dathan and Abiram
Edom’s Churlishness
The Death of Aaron
The Fiery Serpents
The Song of the Well
XIII. Mount Nebo—
The Fault
The Punishment
Pisgah
The Worker and the Work
XIV. My Servant Moses—
The Leader
The Lawgiver
The Prophet

Samson
I. The Glory of Strength—
The Nazirite
The Gift of Strength
The Riddle
II. The Profanation of Strength—
Delilah
Revenge


Volume 3: Ruth - Naaman

Abigail

The Story of Abigail

Abigail’s Character


Absalom

The Family of David

Absalom before the Rebellion

The Rebellion and the End

The Character of Absalom


Ahab

Ahab’s Apostasy

Ahab’s Glory

Ahab’s Covetousness

Ahab’s Death

Ahab’s Character


David
I. The Shepherd-Minstrel

The Sources

David’s Introduction to History

II. At the Court of Saul

Saul’s Jealousy

David’s Courage

Jonathan’s Love

III. The Outlaw

Nob

Adullam

Keilah

Ziph and Maon

IV. Hebron

Achish

Ishbosheth

Abner

V. The King

David’s Military Achievements

David’s Religious Policy

VI. Decline and Fall

David’s Sin

Absalom’s Rebellion

The Closing Days

VII. The Character of David

His Attractiveness

His Sinfulness

His Religiousness

His Kingliness

VIII. The “Psalms of David”

The Psalms

David and the Psalms


Elijah
I. A Prophet’s Preparation

The Prophet and the King

The Prophet in Solitude

The Prophet and the Widow

II. Triumph and Despair

Carmel

Horeb

III. The Later Years

Naboth’s Vineyard

Fire from Heaven

The Chariot of Fire


Elisha
I. Master and Disciple

The Mantle of Prophecy

The Spirit of Elijah

II. The Man of Miracles

The Waters Healed

The Judgment of Irreverence

The Army Saved

The Widow’s Oil

The Shunammite

Death in the Pot

Miraculous Feeding

Naaman

The Lost Axe-Head

III. The Politician

Dothan

Famine in Samaria

Hazael and Jehu

Joash

Elisha’s Bones


Gehazi

Gehazi and the Shunammite

Gehazi and Naaman

Gehazi and Jehoram

Gehazi’s Failure


Jeroboam

The Divided Kingdom

Jeroboam’s Idolatry


Jezebel

Baal-Worship

The Murder of Naboth

Retribution


Joab

Joab and Abner

Joab and Uriah

Joab and Absalom

Joab and Amasa

Joab and Solomon


Jonathan

The Warrior Prince

The Pattern of Friendship

The Crowning Close


Naaman

Naaman and the Captive Maid

Naaman and the Prophet

Naaman and the House of Rimmon


Ruth

In Moab

Back to Bethlehem

In the Harvest Field

By the Threshing-Floor

At the Gate


Samuel
I. In Favour with God

Samuel’s Birth and Childhood

The Prophet of the Lord

A Life of Intercession

II. In Favour with Men

Samuel and Eli

Samuel as King-maker

The Integrity of Samuel


Saul
I. Saul and Samuel

Israel’s Chosen King

Trial and Downfall

II. Saul and David

The Evil Spirit

David

Endor and Gilboa


Solomon

The Wise King

The Temple-Builder

The Apostate



Volume 4: Hezekiah - Malachi

Amos

The Prophet

The Prophecy


Daniel

The Voice of Conscience

The Philosophy of History

The Great King

The Writing on the Wall

The Kingdom of God

The Man of Prayer

Eternal Life


Esther

The Book of Esther

Esther the Queen

Esther’s Opportunity

Esther the Saviour of her People


Ezekiel

I. The Place of Ezekiel

Ezekiel’s Times

Ezekiel’s Inheritance

Ezekiel’s Work

II. The Personality of Ezekiel

His Experience of Life

His Response to Life

His Influence on Life

III. The Preaching of Ezekiel

God and His Holiness

The Nation and its Sinfulness

The Individual and his Responsibility


Ezra

The Return to Jerusalem

The Institution of the Law


Habakkuk

The Problem

The Solution

The Prophet’s Prayer


Haggai

The New Temple

The Forward View

The Messianic Age


Hezekiah

The Religious Reformer

The Nation’s Defender


Hosea

The Prophet

The Prophecy


Isaiah
I. The Life of Isaiah

Isaiah’s Youth

Isaiah’s Call

Isaiah’s Ministry

II. The Work of Isaiah

Isaiah the Theological Thinker

Isaiah the Social Reformer

Isaiah the Political Counsellor

III. Deutero-Isaiah

The Situation

The Theology

The Conception of the Servant


Jeremiah
I. Jeremiah’s Career

A Prophet’s Training

A Prophet’s Task

A Prophet’s Treatment

II. Jeremiah’s Character

His Loneliness

His Introspection

His Despondency

His Anger

His Sense of Destiny

His Likeness to Christ

III. Jeremiah’s Creed

The Nature of God

The Guilt of Sin

The New Covenant

The Vision of the Future


Job
I. The Problem of Job

The Problem beyond and before Job

The Problem in Job

The Problem after Job

II. The Book of Job

Age

Place

Purpose

Plan

Theology

III. The Characters in Job

Satan

Job’s Friends

Elihu

The Almighty

Job


Joel

The Prophet

His Prophecy

His Religion


Jonah

An Unwelcome Charge

The Divine Pursuit

Jonah’s Preaching and its Result

Jonah’s Displeasure and its Rebuke


Malachi

The Name and the Date

The Situation

The Message


Micah

Divine Judgment

The Vision of Restoration

God’s Controversy with His People


Nahum

The True God and His Foe

The Doom of Nineveh


Nehemiah

At Shushan the Palace

First Visit to Jerusalem

Second Visit to Jerusalem


Obadiah

Israel and Edom

The Prophet and his Prophecy


Zechariah

The Hour and the Man

Good Words

A City Without a Wall

Forgiveness

The Messianic Hope

The Flying Roll and the Ephah


Zephaniah

The Menace

The Admonition

The Promise



Volume 5: Mary - Simon

Andrew

The Disciple

The Missionary

The Brother


Caiaphas

His Conduct

His Character


Herod Antipas

Herod and John

Herod and Jesus


Herod the Great

His Greatness

His Tyranny

His Domestic Sins

His Relation to the Messiah


James the Apostle

Zealous by Nature and by Grace

Jealous by Nature and by Grace

Ambitious by Nature and by Grace


John the Baptist
I. John and the Jews

At Home

In the Wilderness

II. John and Jesus

John’s Baptism of Jesus

John’s Testimony to Jesus

III. John and Herod

The Deputation to Jesus

The Death of John


Judas Iscariot
I. The Man
II. The Apostle
III. The Traitor

Was His Conduct Satanic?

Was His Conduct Patriotic?

What were His Motives?

IV. The Example

The Lost Opportunity

The Gradual Descent

The Gift and the Temptation

Treachery


Martha and Mary

Bethany

The Home in Bethany

The Sisters


Martha

Martha’s Faults

Martha’s Faith


Mary

The Learner

The Mourner

The Worshipper


Mary Magdalene

What we Know of Mary Magdalene

What we may Learn from Her


Mary the Virgin
I. The Events in Mary’s Life
II. The Elements of Mary’s Character

Her Faith

Her Obedience

Her Humility

Her Purity

Her Thoughtfulness


Matthew

Matthew the Publican

Matthew the Christian

Matthew the Evangelist

Matthew the Writer


Nathanael

Nathanael’s Call

Nathanael’s Character

Nathanael’s Confession


Nicodemus

Coming to Christ

Seeking Light

The Divine Teacher

The Heart of Christianity

The Spirit of God

Not Ashamed of Christ


Philip

Philip and the Messiah

Philip and the Multitude

Philip and the Greeks

Philip and the Father


Pilate

Unbelief

Worldliness

Weakness


Simon of Cyrene

Simon’s Unexpected Opportunity

Simon’s Immeasurable Gain


Thomas
I. Who was Thomas?

At the Raising of Lazarus

In the Upper Room

Absent

Present

II. What was Thomas?

Was He a Doubter?

Was He a Pessimist?

Was He a Heroic Lover?



Volume 6: Luke - Titus

Agrippa
Agrippa as Judge
A Judge in Chains

Ananias and Sapphira
The Sin of Ananias and Sapphira
Sapphira
The Punishment

Apollos
His Preparation
His Preaching at Ephesus
His Qualification for the Work
His Corinthian Ministry
His Later Life
His Character

Barnabas
The Son of Exhortation
The Good Man

Bernice
Bernice’s Early Life
Bernice and St. Paul
Bernice in the Jewish War

Cornelius
The Man
The Visions
The Meeting

Dorcas

Felix
The Roman Official
The Slave
The Sinner

Festus
The Man of Good Intention
“One Jesus”

Gallio
Gallio in Contemporary History
Gallio in St. Luke’s Narrative
Gallio’s Character

Gamaliel
The Teacher
The Counsellor

James the Lord’s Brother
I. Before the Resurrection
The Brother of the Lord
The Home at Nazareth
The Unbelief of the Brothers
II. After the Resurrection
The Appearance to James
After the Ascension
The Martyrdom

John Mark
I. His Experience of Life
His Lost Opportunity
His Second Chance
II. His Gospel and Traditions
St. Mark and St. Peter
St. Mark’s Gospel
Tradition

St. Luke
I. The Historian
The Writer of St. Luke’s Gospel
The Writer of Acts
II. The Companion
The Physician
The Friend

Lydia
Lydia’s Readiness
The Divine Influence
The Disciple of Christ

Philemon
The Man
The Letter
The Request

Philip the Evangelist
In Samaria
On the Way to Gaza
At Cæsarea

Phœbe
The Church and Women
Phœbe’s Work and Place

Priscilla and Aquila
Preparation
Service

Silas
Chief among the Brethren
The Companion of St. Paul

Simon the Sorcerer
The Simon of the Book of Acts
The Traditionary Simon
The Sin of Simon

Stephen
I. The Deacon
The Election
The Accusation
The Defence
II. The Martyr
Stephen’s Death
The Value of his Death
Stephen’s Character

Tertius
Tertius the Amanuensis
The Salutation of Tertius

Timothy
With Lois and Eunice
By the Side of St. Paul
Alone in Ephesus

Titus
The Comforter of St. Paul
His Work in Corinth
His Ministry in Crete
His Subsequent Life

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