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The Bible contains the stories of many men and women whose lives can teach us much about how we should or should not follow God. In this series we will look at eight such biblical characters who have tended to get overlooked.

Part 1: Josiah - A Radical Reformer

by Matt Pierce March 24, 2019 6:30pm

2 Kings 22-23 & 2 Chronicles 34

A king with a close personal relationship to God who was a passionate reformer. He made valiant efforts to lead the people back to God. His life is an example of God’s willingness to provide ongoing guidance to those who set out to be obedient. He destroyed and cleared out whatever he recognized did not belong to the worship of the true God. He did all in his power to reveal to his people the holiness of God. He allowed God’s Word to humble him and change his life.

Part 2: Aaron - God’s Mouthpiece

by Chris Mellor March 31, 2019 6:30pm

Exodus 4:10-31

Effective teamwork happens when each team members uses his or her special skills. Ideally each member’s strengths will contribute something important to the team effort. Each team member makes up for the weaknesses of other team members. Aaron formed a good team with Moses because he was an effective public speaker and Moses was the one who gave guidance and direction. Sadly, he sometimes allowed himself to be influenced by the wrong people.

Part 3: The Rich Young Man - A Sad Case of Materialism

by Chick Yuill April 7, 2019 6:30pm

Matthew 19:16-26

A man who had it all. Influence, intelligence and wealth. Sadly, his love of money meant he declined to be a follower of Jesus. He could have been instrumental in the growth of the Kingdom of God but today we do not even know his name.

Part 4: Baruch - A Faithful Servant

by Eddy Inglis April 14, 2019 6:30pm

Jeremiah 36

Baruch was a faithful attendant on the prophet Jeremiah, who wrote his master’s prophecies and read them to the people. Baruch demonstrated faithfulness to God’s man and purposes at great personal cost.