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Meet 13 Role Models From The Bible


Moses


According to chabad.org, a religious information website, Moses went from being one of three children to being placed in a basket and eventually ending up in the hands of Egypt's Pharaoh. After calling down the 10 plagues, among other things, Moses led the Israelites out of Egypt. He still followed God’s commandments and looked to save others who were less fortunate than him


Noah

Noah is also one of the Bible's more inspirational characters. According to Bible Gateway, Noah built an arc and assembled animals two by two after hearing God's word, saving them from the impending flood. Noah's victory in saving his family and many creatures from God's rainstorm demonstrates that no matter how low you may feel, there is always a way to help others, rise above calamity, and navigate life's storms.


Jesus

It's difficult not to mention Jesus as one of the Bible's role models. In fact, he'd make an excellent role model. Jesus was the Son of God, despite the fact that he worked as a carpenter. He was crucified and resurrected for the sins of the people, and believers are now waiting for his return. Although being the Son of God is a lofty goal, Jesus preached love and dedication at practically every step, making him a wonderful role model for children.


Abraham

Abraham is unquestionably deserving of being a role model for children. When Abraham was told he had to slaughter and sacrifice one of his sons, he was ready to do so – until an angel intervened, according to Bible Gateway. Abraham, on the other hand, sacrificed a ram to save his son Isaac's life. Abraham's story demonstrates the genuine power of sacrifice, as well as the fact that what you're looking for and what you want to accomplish may be feasible in ways other than you imagine.


David


David felled one of the greatest men ever known with just a sling. His story has been taken on many modern incarnations, and it is now utilized as a metaphor for defeating a difficult obstacle or enemy. David's journey from zero to hero should inspire any child to strive for greatness, and it serves as a reminder that no giant is unbeatable. 


Mary


Young people should surely look up to Mary, the mother of Jesus. Mary stayed humble despite the fact that she gave birth to the Savior and Son of God. Mary practiced modesty and avoided bragging about her accomplishments, which is something young people should learn from.


Job


Things don't have to stay bad just because they've gotten terrible. Job was the focus of Satan's wrath, as the devil struck his cattle with lightning, blew down his house, and killed his family. However, God eventually acknowledged to Job that this was part of his plan and that Job would be affluent for the rest of his life. Job's story demonstrates how perseverance can help you overcome any obstacle. And that no matter how bad things seem, there is always a silver lining.


Samson

Samson had to go through a lot of trials and tribulations. Samson's hidden love for Delilah, according to About Christianity, finally led to some difficulties. Samson's eyes were removed, and he was forced to work as a slave for years, his hair growing long and his eyes becoming tired. Samson, on the other hand, fulfilled his birthright and God's plan by destroying the Philistine temple. Samson's ability to carry out his plan despite the harship - ideally without dying — is something that children can learn from him.

Ruth 


Ruth and Naomi journeyed to Bethlehem to heal from the loss of love after men in their family died. Ruth met Boaz, a wealthy relative of Naomi, when she was there. They married after falling in love. It's a classic story about discovering someone you care about and sticking with them through thick and thin. It also emphasizes the importance of friendship, with Ruth and Naomi remaining close to one other and friends despite new loves and hardships in their lives.


Joshua


Joshua led the Israelites into one of the most famous battles of all time, the Battle of Jericho. He led a group to the city of Canaan and had them surround the city. Eventually, he called for them to come in and take the city. His leadership ability is a great example for all


Jonah


You won't be able to escape your fears. The Bible's Jonah narrative can tell you everything you need to know. According to About Religion, God told him to exhort the inhabitants of Nineveh to repentance. But he didn't, and instead found himself in the middle of a terrible storm at sea. He was rescued by a giant fish after being cast overboard, thanks to God's grace, and eventually returned to land. The story demonstrates that avoiding your concerns does not work. You'll have to try to defeat them at some point.


Esther


Esther was chosen to be the Jewish queen, but her story is about much more than sitting in a palace surrounded by money and splendor. Esther was instrumental in thwarting a plot to assassinate the monarch, as well as saving the lives of numerous Jews. According to About Religion, her bravery inspired the birth of the Purim Jewish holiday. Esther's capacity to stand alone and challenge those with so much authority in the kingdom demonstrates that there is no need to cower in the face of peril, and that even the wealthiest and most powerful opponents may be defeated.

Peter


Peter was an apostle and the first pope, according to the Catholic Church. Despite his gruff and confrontational temperament, he was the spokesman for the Twelve Apostles, according to About Religion. Despite the fact that Peter denied Jesus three times during the Son of God's trial, Peter went on to preach the gospel and has since gained a great reputation within the Roman Catholic Church. So, what can youngsters take away from Peter's story? We can all evolve, and what we see on the surface isn't always the only thing worth enjoying.

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