Divergent Characters In The Holy Bible

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A staggering number of people exist throughout the world; however, no living creature is exactly identical to another. The average everyday person has the power to do the impossible, even when the majority of people lack faith. Axiomatically, people are going to face trials that seem relentless, but a book was written that can help people to conquer the impossible. The Holy Bible is the only living word that serves as the instruction manual to guide people through tenacious trials and the tasks humans should accomplish before leaving the earth. The Holy Bible contains the stories of divergent characters, such as Moses, David, and Paul, whose lives manifested the power of God as He worked His will through average men with above average power …show more content…
Divergently, David became known throughout the Holy Bible in multiple stories. To begin with, King Saul had failed his kingdom, so Samuel, a prophet, was in search of a new king (Pope 72). While in a pondering motion, Samuel heard God speaking to him, “I will send thee to Jesse, the Bethlehemite: for I have provided a king among his many sons” (1 Samuel 16:1). Insolently, Jesse and seven of his sons went to the palace and God rejected each one. While David was tending the sheep, God anointed him as king. Mercifully, the Spirit of the Lord was with David (Pope …show more content…
David was eighteen years old when Saul hired him as a musician and his permanent armor-bearer. The Israelites and were Philistines in the midst of a confrontation. Goliath of Gath, a Philistine, stepped out every day and challenged a single warrior to combat, but the Israelites were afraid. Goliath was ten feet tall and was covered in all the armor and weaponry of that time. One day, David took a leap of faith and volunteered to fight the colossal giant. After a lengthy quarrel, King Saul finally agreed to support David attempting to defeat Goliath, but he wanted David to wear the best armor the Israelites could afford. Courageously, David stripped off the heavy meticulous armor and picked up three stones and a sling (Pope 72-73). “And the Philistine said unto David, Am I a dog that thou comest to me with staves? And the Philistine cursed David by his gods” (1 Samuel 17:43). “Then said David to the Philistine, Thou comest to me with a sword and with a spear, and with a shield: but I come to thee in the name of the Lord of hosts, the God of the armies of Israel, whom thou hast defied” (1 Samuel 17:45). Furiously, David ran at Goliath and with a single stone struck him on the forehead, and he dropped to the ground, then David took Goliath’s sword and decapitated him (Pope 73). David was recognized as God’s anointed king, the heroic deliverer, and dispenser

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