• In the Bible, all three were portrayed as having faith in God. Faith in God is one of just a few themes equally strong in both the Old and New Testaments.
  • You may want to edit out Ark. It was not Noah's last name. They didn't just 'have faith' they proved it by keeping the commandments of God.
    • bostjan64
      Noah, although he was righteous relative to his contemporaries, does not fit with the others on the basis of behaviour alone. He was the one who tended to become drunken after the flood and cursed his sons when they questioned his drunkenness. But, most of all, the commandments did not exist before Noah.
    • Linda Joy
      True, but he didn't curse him for questioning his drunkenness. He was cursed for seeing him naked in his drunken state and telling his brothers. It also said when he awoke from his drunkenness he 'knew what his youngest son had done' Some interpret this to mean his youngest son sexually abused him while passed out. The commandments have existed since God taught them to Adam and Eve and commanded them to teach their children. True its difficult when your parents don't teach what they should, but they existed. Noah had faith and obeyed God's command to build an ark when it had never rained before! That's strong faith and obedience regardless what happened after. But you are right about him being a 'wine bibber' and his son being cursed. Even Prophets are human and sin. David's sin was recorded as well. I'm sure every Prophet sinned at some point in his life. It doesn't cancel out the great faith and obedience they exhibited. Consider Peter who had faith enough to actually walk on water, yet we remember him as the one who denied Christ 3 times at one of the most critical points in his life! They were all still men of great faith and obedience!
    • bostjan64
      "The commandments have existed since God taught them to Adam and Eve and commanded them to teach their children." Can you site a passage?
    • Linda Joy
      Moses 5:5 (Pearl of Great Price)
    • bostjan64
      I keep forgetting that you use a totally different Bible than other Christians.
  • They were being faithful to the ONE Single God.
    • Jenny Rizzo
      A "single" God? You are stepping on mud by mentioning an abstraction of a sequence.
  • It is all about faith in believing the promise is true. Hebrews chapter 11 focuses on the reason why faith gives substance to the things we hope for:
  • The purity of their faith. Prophets are not made, they are born.
  • They each had exceptional faith and endurance (Hebrews 11).

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