Asa was the son of Adijah. Asa did what was right in the eyes of the Lord. He expelled the male shrine prostitutes and got rid of all the false gods. He even disposed of his grandmother, Maakah the queen mother, because of her worship of Asherah. He would destroy the Kidron Valley and burn […]

Rehoboam was the son of King Solomon. Rehoboam reign would be marked by the challenges he put forth to the people. They came to him asking for him to lighten the load. He even sought some of his father’s advisors and they too suggested that he lighten there load. Not wanted to he went for […]

Solomon whose father was none other than King David. He would be born in Jerusalem with several brothers and sisters. He was entrusted to Nathan to raise him in the ways of a priest. Often Nathan would refer to Solomon as friend of God. Nathan may have also looked over Solomon because of David’s great […]

Jesse was the son of Obed. We know that he kept sheep. He had at least eight sons, seven of which were rejected by God to serve as King. Though David who he left behind would attract the attention of God. Jesse would be surprised when Samuel, a prophet, would have God choose him as […]

Boaz was a wealthy man of the Elimelech family. He is known as the kinsmen, which implies some amount of strength and ironically his name literally means strength. Known as a mighty man of valor. His estate included a large amount of fields, in which he would allow Ruth to eat from. He was considered […]

Judah is the son of his father, Jacob, and his mother, Leah. He had many other brothers and a sister named Dinah. Joseph, Judah’s younger half brother was having vision of being made great. Him and his brothers did not like this, and Judah hatched a plan to sell him into slavery. They did. However, […]

Jacob also know as Israel, was the son of Isaac and the brother of Esau. When he was born he was holding his twin brother heel. God would speak to Rebekah proclaiming that two nations are in her womb, and that one will be stronger than the other, and the older shall sever the younger. […]