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Bible glance at some heroes. Wow! Quite the list. And all true!
Abraham, the father of faith, lied.
Elijah, one of the Bible’s greatest prophets, was suicidal.
Moses murdered someone.
Gideon was consistency fearful.
Samson broke his covenant with God.
Rahab was a prostitute.
The Samaritan woman was divorced and still sleeping around.
Noah got drunk.
Jacob lied, over and over.
Jonah rebelled against God’s call and was extremely prejudiced.
Martha worried—a lot!
Zacchaeus stole tons of money from people.
Paul killed Christians.
And let’s not even get started on the original disciples; they were all different flavors of dysfunctional. We all struggle. We all fall. We all fail. We are all merely human.
33 Who shall lay any thing to the charge of God’s elect? It is God that justifieth.
38 For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come,
39 Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.
God’s people may have ‘checkered pasts’ they may even mess up while in his service, they can fall down but they get up! That is a quality of the righteous, afflictions come but God’s people, they, we, are overcomers!
Dr. Morris Hunter
Source: We fall down, but we get up!