We are told that Enoch walked with God. And he did it for 300 years, until he was suddenly snatched away to heaven. He still sets a compelling example for us to follow. Enoch fought against the same temptations, fears, and weaknesses that have plagued all men and women since the Fall. .
At seventeen, Joseph was betrayed by his brothers. He was sold into slavery, falsely accused by his master’s wife, wrongly incarcerated, and forgotten in prison. Through it all the Lord blessed Joseph, and he learned to trust God had a purpose in his suffering.
LWe all know about Moses, and his brother Aaron, but what about their older sister, Miriam? She followed baby Moses as his basket floated on the Nile, saw an Egyptian princess rescue him, bravely offered to find a Hebrew nursemaid, and brought in her own mother.
GIDION & SAMSON
God chose a timid farmer named Gideon to lead the attack on the Midianites so that His glorious power might be the only explanation for victory. Samson was brash and reckless, and arrogantly believed himself to be invincible.