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.
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.
Abel, Enoch, and Noah demonstrate faith. God brings judgment against sin.
Israel goes through repeating cycles of sin (sin, feel God’s judgment, cry out to God, accept God’s deliverance). God uses a series of unlikely soldiers and weapons to deliver Israel.
God commands Joshua to be strong and courageous. Joshua demonstrates his faith crossing the Jordan and at the battle of Jericho.