Trial of Bible characters

Trial of Joseph

Early in his life, Joseph encountered great trials. From the position of favourite son, he went to become a slave. Joseph had big dreams, literally. He dreamt that his brothers and even his parents would bow down to him. (Gen 37:5-10 NIV)  Joseph had a dream, and when he told it to his brothers, they …

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Trial of Peter

Mat 14:25-32 NIV)  During the fourth watch of the night Jesus went out to them, walking on the lake. {26} When the disciples saw him walking on the lake, they were terrified. “It’s a ghost,” they said, and cried out in fear. {27} But Jesus immediately said to them: “Take courage! It is I. Don’t …

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Trial of Jesus

(Mat 4:1-4 NIV)  Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to be tempted by the devil. {2} After fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry. {3} The tempter came to him and said, “If you are the Son of God, tell these stones to become bread.” {4} Jesus answered, “It …

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Trial of Job

When we talk about trials in the Bible, one would most certainly think about the trials of Job. Perhaps no one in the Bible has suffered so much within such a short time. And these sufferings were not the result of any sin that Job has committed. It was the result of God testing him …

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Trial of Mark

Mark was sometimes called by his Jewish name, John, and sometimes by his Roman name, Mark. Mark was someone who failed but managed to recover from his failure to finish well. When Barnabas and Paul went as missionaries, they took Mark to help. (Acts 13:5 NIV)  When they arrived at Salamis, they proclaimed the word …

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Trial of Jacob

The first trial of David is how he toiled for 14 years just to have the wife of his dreams. (Gen 29:18-30 NIV)  Jacob was in love with Rachel and said, “I’ll work for you seven years in return for your younger daughter Rachel.” {19} Laban said, “It’s better that I give her to you …

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