The Others

“And what more shall I say? For time would fail me to tell of Gideon, Barak, Samson, Jephthah, of David and Samuel and the prophets-who through faith conquered kingdoms, enforced justice, obtained promises, stopped the mouths of lions, quenched the power of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, were made strong out of weakness,Continue reading “The Others”

Acts of the Exodus

Title Change 7/16/2021: Title used to read, “Acts.” “By faith the people crossed the Red Sea as on dry land, but the Egyptians, when they attempted to do the same, were drowned. By faith the walls of Jericho fell down after they had been encircled for seven days.” – Hebrews 11:29-30 Admirable Qualities of theContinue reading “Acts of the Exodus”

Joseph

“By faith Joseph, at the end of his life, made mention of the exodus of the Israelites and gave directions concerning his bones.” – Hebrews 11:22 “Here the example is given of Joseph, who certainly faced struggle and hardship during his life (Genesis 37:23–24; 39:10–20). Despite that, he witnessed God using those hardships to rescueContinue reading “Joseph”

Isaac, Jacob, and Esau

“By faith Isaac invoked future blessings on Jacob and Esau.” – Hebrews 11:20 Allow me to quote a page from a Weebly blog by Crystal Thompson, for I am no expert on this story: “Before the birth of the twins Esau and Jacob by Rebekah, God tells her that ‘the older [of her children] willContinue reading “Isaac, Jacob, and Esau”