By Warren W. Wiersbe
We all respect the hero. That individual who is celebrated for reaching gigantic issues within the face of even greater odds. but heroes should not outlined through their conditions, yet by way of their offerings. they are those that regularly decide to serve others, even if nobody is looking at, and with out looking ahead to credits. in response to the books of Ezra, Haggai, and Zechariah, this research examines 3 unsung heroes of the Bible who can encourage us this present day.
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Extra info for Be Heroic. Demonstrating Bravery by Your Walk
The only thing that made them different than anyone else is that they were willing to put it all on the line for the glory of God. How about you? Are you willing to put it all on the line for God? If so, you too can become a hero of the faith. And the great thing is that even when we blow it like Jonah, God is gracious, willing to forgive and restore us to His work. So as you read through the rest of the Minor Prophets, look for further evidence of their heroics in the faith and let them spur you on to Be Heroic yourself for the glory of God.
Drink deeply, my friend, of the truths of God’s Word, for in them you will find Jesus Christ, and there is freedom, peace, assurance, and joy.
If so, you too can become a hero of the faith. And the great thing is that even when we blow it like Jonah, God is gracious, willing to forgive and restore us to His work. So as you read through the rest of the Minor Prophets, look for further evidence of their heroics in the faith and let them spur you on to Be Heroic yourself for the glory of God. *** Dr. Wiersbe’s commentaries have been a source of guidance and strength to me over the many years that I have been a pastor. His unique style is not overly academic, but theologically sound.