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New Testament People of the Bible

This Bible study resource provides an introduction to the New Testament people of the Bible. You will learn about each person, what they have accomplished, their character strengths and weaknesses, and any lessons we can learn from their lives. These people of the Bible profiles will help you better understanding how God interacts with his people and assist you in applying God's truth to your life.

Jesus | Joseph | Mary | Caesar Augustus | Three Kings | Herod the Great | Zechariah | Elizabeth | John the Baptist | Lazarus | Martha and Mary (Lazarus' Sisters) | Zacchaeus | Peter | Andrew | James (Son of Zebedee) | John | Philip | Nathanael (Bartholomew) |Thomas | Matthew | James (Son of Alphaeus) | Thaddaeus (Jude) | Simon the Zealot | Judas Iscariot | Mary Magdalene | Pontius Pilate | Joseph of Arimathea | Nicodemus | Caiaphas | Herod Antipas | Apostle Paul | Luke | John Mark | Barnabas | Philip | Stephen | Silas | Timothy

Jesus Christ
Profile of Jesus Christ, Lord and Savior of the world.

Profile of Joseph, the earthly father of Jesus Christ.

Mary the Mother of Jesus
Profile of Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ.

Mary - Doctrines and Misconceptions About Mary
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Caesar Augustus
Profile of Caesar Augustus, first emperor of Rome.

Three Kings from the East
Profile of the Three Kings, who followed a star to find the young Messiah, Jesus Christ.

Herod the Great
Profile of Herod the Great, King of the Jews who schemed to kill the baby Jesus.

Profile of Zechariah, father of John the Baptist.

Profile of Elizabeth, mother of John the Baptist.

Joseph of Arimathea
Profile of Joseph of Arimathea, who buried Jesus his own tomb.

Apostle Paul
The Apostle Paul influenced Christianity second only to Jesus Christ. A tireless missionary, Paul spread the gospel throughout the Roman Empire and wrote 13 books of the New Testament. Learn about the Apostle Pauls legacy in the Christian faith.

John the Baptist
Profile of John the Baptist, one of the most distinctive characters in the New Testament.

Lazarus of Bethany
Profile of Lazarus, the man Jesus raised from the dead.

Profile of Zacchaeus, the tax collector from Jericho.

Peter the Apostle
Profile of Peter, apostle and member of Jesus' inner circle.

John the Apostle
Profile of John the Apostle, "the disciple Jesus loved."

Apostle Andrew
Profile of Andrew, apostle and brother of Peter.

Apostle James
Profile of James, the first martyred apostle.

Philip the Apostle
Profile of Philip the Apostle, follower of Jesus Christ.

Nathanael (Bartholomew)
Profile of Nathanael, also called the Apostle Bartholomew.

Apostle Thomas
Profile of Thomas, the apostle known as Doubting Thomas.

Apostle Matthew
Profile of Matthew, Gospel writer and follower of Jesus.

Simon the Zealot
Profile of Simon the Zealot, the mystery apostle.

Profile of Thaddeus, apostle and epistle writer.

James the Less
Profile of James the Less, apostle of Jesus Christ.

Judas Iscariot
Profile of Judas Iscariot, betrayer of Jesus Christ.

Mary Magdalene
Profile of Mary Magdalene, an early follower of Jesus.

Pontius Pilate
Profile of Pontius Pilate, Roman governor of Judea.

Profile of Nicodemus, member of the Jewish Sanhedrin who sought God at night.

Profile of Caiaphas, high priest in the temple at Jerusalem.

Herod Antipas
Profile of Herod Antipas, ruler of Galilee and co-conspirator in the death of Jesus Christ.

Luke's Bible books are characterized by rich detail and historical accuracy. See how Luke's medical training prepared him for God's assignment for him.

John Mark
John Mark, after early rejection, went on to play a key role in early missionary work, as well as write the gospel of Mark. Discover how Mark rose above his past.

Barnabas seldom gets the credit he deserves as an early church missionary and teacher. See how you can follow his example to make a major impact on others.

Profile of Timothy, Paul's chosen successor.

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