Moses gives excuses for not serving as God asks. God uses miracles and plagues to show who He is to both Egyptians and Israelites.
Joseph forgives his brothers. His brothers are afraid. God uses trials for good.
Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice Isaac foreshadows Christ on the Cross. Jacob deceives and reaps what he sows.
Peter and John preach boldly. Peter is honored to suffer for Jesus. Deacons serve to free up elders to focus on the Word.
Jesus fulfills prophecies about suffering, dies, is buried, rises from the grave, and appears to many to to prove His resurrection.
Jesus establishes communion, undergoes three trials, carries the cross, and is crucified.
Melchizedek pictures Christ as High Priest. Physical circumcision pictures spiritual circumcision.
Job shows patience during suffering. Abraham demonstrates faith and receives promises from God.
David appoints Solomon to the throne, helps Solomon prepare for his role as king, and advises Solomon on keeping God's commandments. Solomon asks God for wisdom.