The Bible gives limited details on the name and character of Cain’s wife. The only mention of Cain’s wife is in Genesis 4:17, where Cain and his wife had a son. They soon named a city after their son. The Bible does say that Adam and Eve had other children besides Cain and Abel (Genesis… Continue reading Who Was Cain’s Wife?
A Real Friend PROVERBS 18:24 (NIV) One who has unreliable friends soon comes to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.
God chose special leaders known as judges. Their job was to lead the people of Israel into battle, decide legal cases, and often perform religious duties. Deborah was the only woman chosen as a judge. After twenty years of oppression under the Canaanite King Jabin of Hazor, God told Deborah to lead the people into… Continue reading Who Is Deborah?
When Abraham (still called Abram) was seventy-five years old, God told him to leave his country and his family and move to the land of Canaan. God further told Abraham to count the stars in the sky; that would be the number of Abraham's many descendants. Abraham believed him and God was pleased. God fulfilled… Continue reading Who Is Abraham?
Cherubim (plural of cherub) are described as "winged creatures" in Ezekiel 10:1. A cherub and a sword of fire kept Adam and Eve out of Eden in Genesis 3:24. The curtain of the sacred tent (or tabernacle - Exodus 26:1) and the sacred chest (or the ark of the covenant - Exodus 25:18-20) were decorated… Continue reading What Is Cherub Angel?
You can find out a lot about angels in the Bible. Angels are powerful, super-smart spirits that obey God's every command in an instant and live to praise God (Psalm 103:20-21; Psalm 148:2; Matthew 26:53). In Daniel 4:13 calls angels as "watchers". Some angels know all the world's languages (Revelation 14:6-7). There are different kinds… Continue reading What Are Angels?
Guardian Angels are angels assigned to help, guide, and care for individual people here on earth. Matthew 18:10 says "See that you do not despise one of these little ones. For I tell you that in heaven their angels always see the face of my Father who is in heaven." Here, the phrase "these little… Continue reading What Is Guardian Angel?
Angels are God's messengers. The word angel comes from a Greek word:angelos. Angels can deliver their messages in person or in a dream like the one Jacob had in Genesis 28:10-15, or the one Mary's husband Joseph had, in which the angel told him to name Mary's son Jesus (Matthew 1:20-21). We first see the… Continue reading What Are Messenger Angels?
The prefix arch can mean "prince," "highest," or "chief." There is only one angel in the Bible named as an archangel - Michael (Jude 9). Some people believe that Gabriel is an archangel as well, because Michael comes to help him fight an evil angel, the Prince of Persia, in Daniel 10:13. In that chapter… Continue reading What Is Archangel?
A seraph is a fiery burning angel (Isaiah 6:6). The name seraph comes from a Hebrew word, saraph, that means "burning." When you see the word seraphim (plural of seraph) in the Bible, it means "burning ones." When Isaiah says he has unclean lips, a seraph touches his lips with a holy burning coal to… Continue reading What Is Seraph Angel?