Author Archives: Liz Hagler

About Liz Hagler

Liz Hagler is the illustrator and co-author of Hooked On The Book. Liz loves to draw silly drawings, write crazy poems, walk her dog down the block, talk to her kids on Skype, and eat taco salad.

Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 6 – Melchizedek

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Melchizedek? Context (Genesis 14:18-20):  Melchizedek is very mysterious.  He was not a Jew, but he still worshipped God.  He was the king of Salem and a priest of … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 5 – Lot

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Lot? Context (Genesis 11-14; 19):  Lot was Abraham’s nephew and traveled with Abraham to a new land.  Because their herds were so big, Abraham and Lot chose to … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 48 – Absalom

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Absalom? Context(2 Samuel 13-19):  Absalom was the eldest son of king David. As we have seen over and over in the Bible, when a father does not train … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 47 – Nathan

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Nathan? Context (2 Samuel 7 – 1 Kings 1):  Nathan is one of my favorite Bible prophets and as a result we named our son Nathan.  Nathan’s name … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 46 – Michal

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Michal? Context (1 Samuel 14 – 2 Samuel 6):  Michal was the daughter of king Saul.  David fought and killed 100 Philistines in order to have her hand … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 45 – Abner

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Abner? Context (2 Samuel 2, 3):  Abner was the commander of the armies of king Saul and later Saul’s son Ishobosheth.  Ishobosheth was a weak king and Abner left him … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 44 – Abigail

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Abigail? Context (1 Samuel 25):  Abigail was the wife of foolish Nabal.  When David and his men were fleeing from Saul and Saul’s army, David and his men … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 43 – Jonathan

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Jonathan? Context (1 Samuel 13-31):  Jonathan was the son of king Saul and close friend of David.  Even when his father turned against David, Jonathan remained David’s friend … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 42 – David

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of David? Context (1 Samuel 16 – Kings 2 ):  David was the second king of Israel.  David was called a man after God’s own heart.  David was considered … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 41 – Saul

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Saul? Context (1 Samuel 9-31 ):  Saul was the first king ofIsrael.  He was selected when the people rejected God as their king and asked for a human … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 40 – Samuel

  What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Samuel? Context (1 Samuel 1-28 ):  Samuel had been dedicated to the Lord by his mother Hannah from the time he was an infant.  He grew up … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 4 – Noah

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Noah? Context (Genesis 6-9):  During the time of Noah, the earth became very wicked and God decided to start over with just his servant Noah and his family.  … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 39 – Eli

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Eli? Context (1 Samuel 1-4):  Eli was a priest and was a judge over Israel for 40 years.  Although Eli looked good on the outside, he had some … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 38 – Hannah

  What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Hannah? Context (1 Samuel 1, 2):  Hannah was a woman who loved God but was sad because she could not have any children.  She prayed with all … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 37 – Boaz

  What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Boaz? Context (Ruth):  When Ruth was faced with the premature death of her husband, she chose to follow her mother-in-law, Naomi, back to her homeland in order … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 36 – Ruth

  What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Ruth? Context (Ruth):  Ruth is one of my heroes in the Bible.  Even as a man, I can find so much to pattern my life after in … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 11 – Hagar

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Hagar? Context (Genesis 16-21):  Hagar was Sarah’s maid.  When Sarah was old and she didn’t think she could have children, she selected Hagar to be her surrogate mom … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 16 – Laban

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Laban? Context (Genesis 24:1-31:55):  Laban was the brother of Rebekah and the brother-in-law of Isaac.  When Isaac’s son Jacob went out looking for a wife, he came to … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 35 – Delilah

  What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Delilah? Context (Judges 16):  Delilah is one of the most tragic and devious people in the Bible.  Samson was infatuated with her and she used his trust … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 34 – Samson

  What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Samson? Context (Judges 13-16; Hebrews 11:32):  Most of us remember the failures of Samson as he used his incredible strength to get himself out of jams and … Continue reading

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