Courage of

-INSTANCES PERSONAL BRAVERY .Joshua and Caleb, in advising that Israel go at once and

possess the land Numbers 13:30; 14:6-12 .Othniel, in striking Kirjath-sepher Joshua 15:16, 17 .Gideon, in

attacking the confederate armies of the Midianites and Amalekites with three hundred men Judges 7:7-23

.Deborah, in leading Israel\'s armies Judges 4 Jael, in killing Sisera Judges 4:18-22 Agag, in the

indifference with which he faced death 1 Samuel 15:32, 33 .David, in killing Goliath 1 Samuel 17:32-50 .In

entering into the tent of Saul, and carrying away Saul\'s spear 1 Samuel 26:7-12 .David\'s captains 2 Samuel

23 Joab, in reproving King David 2 Samuel 19:5-7 Nehemiah, in refusing to take refuge in the temple

Nehemiah 6:10-13 .Esther, in going to the king to save her people Esther 4:8, 16; 5; 6; 7 Joseph of

Arimathaea, in caring for the body of Jesus Mark 15:43 .Thomas, in being willing to die with Jesus John

11:16 .Peter and other disciples 4:9-13, 19, Acts 3:12-26; 20, 31 .The apostles, under persecution Acts 5:21,

29-32 .Paul, in going to Jerusalem, despite his impressions that bonds and imprisonments awaited him Acts

20:22-24; 24:14, 25

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