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Written by Daniel Dela Dunoo (Freelance Christian Writer) 17th April, 2014 Email: /

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Dare to be an Abel, about whom Scripture says the LORD

looked with favour on Abel and his offering (Genesis 4:4b).

Dare to be a Noah about whom Scripture notes found favour in

the eyes of the LORD Noah was a righteous man, blameless among the people of his time, and he walked with God (Genesis 6:8-9).

Dare to be an Enock about whom the Bible asserts walked with

God; then he was no more, because God took him away (Genesis 5:24).

Dare to be a Daniel about whom the Scripture observes the

administrators and the satraps tried to find grounds for charges against Daniel in his conduct of government affairs, but they were unable to do so. They could find no corruption in him, because he was trustworthy and neither corrupt nor negligent (Daniel 6:4).

Dare to be a Shadrach, Meshach or Abednego who in the face of

death and whiles summoned before the most powerful ruler of the then

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known world, courageously exclaimed, if we are thrown into the blazing furnace, the God we serve is able to save us from it, and he will rescue us from your hand, O king. But even if he does not, we want you to know, O king, that we will not serve your gods or worship the image of gold you have set up (Daniel 3:17-18).

Dare to be a Samuel about whom Scripture says continued

to grow in stature and in favour with the LORD and with men (1 Samuel 3:26).

Dare to be a Job, about whom God said there is no one on

earth as faithful and good as he is. A man who fears God and shuns evil (Job 1:8).

Dare to be an Abraham about whom Scripture says yet he did

not waver through unbelief regarding the promise of God, but was strengthened in his faith and gave glory to God, being fully persuaded that God had power to do what he had promised (Romans 4:20-21).

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Dare to be a Caleb, about whom God said, Caleb has a different

spirit and follows me wholeheartedly (Number 14:24).

Dare to be a Stephen of whom the Bible says was a man full of

faith and the Holy Spirit (Acts 6:5).

Dare to be a Jesus of whom Scripture notes grew in wisdom

and stature, and in favour with God and man (Luke 2:52)

Dare to stand out, don`t blend in. That is the whole point.