Imitate Their Faith
How can we benefit now from learning about the Bible’s men and women of faith?
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The Bible’s pages are rich with true stories about faithful men and women. How can we benefit from their examples?
What can we learn about Abel and his faith when so little is said about him in the Bible?
Noah and his wife faced what challenges in raising their children? How did they show faith in building the ark?
How did Abraham show faith? In what ways would you like to imitate the faith of Abraham?
Why was Ruth willing to leave her family and homeland? What qualities did she demonstrate that made her valuable to Jehovah?
Why is Ruth and Boaz’ marriage significant? What can we learn from Ruth and Naomi about family?
Hannah’s faith in Jehovah helped her to cope with what seemed like an impossible situation.
What was unusual about Samuel’s childhood? What helped his faith to grow when he was at the tabernacle?
All of us face hardships and disappointments that challenge our faith. What can Samuel’s endurance teach us?
What can we learn from Abigail’s difficult marital situation?
How can we imitate Elijah when dealing with those who disagree with what the Bible teaches?
How did the prophet Elijah show a prayerful attitude while he waited for Jehovah to fulfill his promise?
What events led Elijah to become very low in spirits, so low that he even asked to die?
Can you sympathize with Jonah’s fear of accepting an assignment? His story teaches us valuable lessons about Jehovah’s patience and mercy.
How can the account about Jonah help us to take an honest look at ourselves?
Showing self-sacrificing love like Esther takes faith and courage.
How did Esther act unselfishly for Jehovah and for his people?
What does Mary’s response to the angel Gabriel reveal about her faith? What other valuable qualities did she display?
Mary’s experiences in Bethlehem strengthened her faith in Jehovah’s promises.
In what ways did Joseph protect his family? Why did he take Mary and Jesus to Egypt?
How did Martha show remarkable faith even during a time of grief?
Doubt can be a powerful, destructive force. But Peter overcame his fear and doubts about following Jesus.
How did Peter’s faith and loyalty help him to accept correction from Jesus?
What did Jesus teach Peter about forgiveness? How did Jesus prove he had forgiven Peter?
How can you keep strengthening your faith and keep your hope clearly in mind?
The time line and maps will help you picture when and where these faithful Bible characters lived.