Top 10 Heroes of Faith From the Bible
The modern church exists as the Body of Christ, and as Paul writes to Timothy, it is a faith that we received. After us will come men and women who fully rely on God, and many have already come before us – from Noah in the Ark to Simeon waiting for Jesus at the Temple.
Old Testament Hero #1: David
The most heralded king of the united Kingdom of Israel, David’s life is a study of break and renewal. As a boy, he was a strong and brave shepherd who ended up defeating a giant at war. As a teenager who knew the throne of Israel was to be his, he never once lifted a hand even as then-king Saul tried to kill him. In his sin as an adult, he confessed and wept, yet wrote most of the book of Psalms.
Bible story: 1 Samuel 16 – 1 Kings 2