[DailyReading] Heroes of faith
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Sat Feb 4 00:00:02 MST 2012
Lesson: Belief Makes Things Possible
Reading: Heroes of faith 2012-02-04
Reference: Heb. 11:32-40
Heb 11:32: And what shall I more say? for the time would fail me to tell of Gedeon, and of Barak, and of Samson, and of Jephthae; of David also, and Samuel, and of the prophets:
Heb 11:33: Who through faith subdued kingdoms, wrought righteousness, obtained promises, stopped the mouths of lions,
Heb 11:34: Quenched the violence of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, out of weakness were made strong, waxed valiant in fight, turned to flight the armies of the aliens.
Heb 11:35: Women received their dead raised to life again: and others were tortured, not accepting deliverance; that they might obtain a better resurrection:
Heb 11:36: And others had trial of cruel mockings and scourgings, yea, moreover of bonds and imprisonment:
Heb 11:37: They were stoned, they were sawn asunder, were tempted, were slain with the sword: they wandered about in sheepskins and goatskins; being destitute, afflicted, tormented;
Heb 11:38: (Of whom the world was not worthy:) they wandered in deserts, and in mountains, and in dens and caves of the earth.
Heb 11:39: And these all, having obtained a good report through faith, received not the promise:
Heb 11:40: God having provided some better thing for us, that they without us should not be made perfect.
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