|Bravery and the Bible
Instances of Personal Bravery in the Bible:
Joshua and Caleb, in advising that Israel go at once and possess the land, Num. 13:30; 14:6-12.
Othniel, in smiting Kirjathsepher, Josh. 15:16,17.
Gideon, in attacking the confederate armies of the Midianites and Amalekites with three hundred men, Judg. 7:7-23.
Deborah, in leading Israel's armies, Judg. 4. Jael, in slaying Sisera, Judg. 4:18-22.
Agag, in the indifference with which he faced death, 1 Sam. 15:32,33.
David, in slaying Goliath, 1 Sam. 17:32-50; in entering into the tent of Saul, and carrying away Saul's spear, 1 Sam. 26:7-12.
David's captains, 2 Sam. 23.
Joab, in reproving King David, 2 Sam. 19:5-7.
Nehemiah, in refusing to take refuge in the temple, Neh. 6:10-13.
Esther, in going to the king to save her people, Esth. 4:8,16;
Joseph of Arimathea, 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, Acts 3:12-26; 4:9-13,19,20,31.
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. 5