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.
Abel, Enoch, and Noah demonstrate faith. God brings judgment against sin.
Moses receives the Ten Commandments. Moses’ face shines with God’s glory after being in His presence. The Old Testament sin offering foreshadows Christ’s sacrifice.
God creates the universe and presents His eternal plan. Sin enters the world.
In James, we learn that our actions demonstrate our faith. Our actions don’t save us, they show that our faith is real.