A Cloud of Witnesses

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This 13-part series was published from June 2011 to June 2012 in Arkansas Catholic, the weekly newspaper for the Diocese of Little Rock. It explores characters in both the Old and New testaments "whose lives bear witness to God and what it means to be a disciple." To order a subscription, visit Arkansas Catholic. These articles were written by the staff of Little Rock Scripture Study. Each one includes questions for group study. To read or print an article, click on one from the list below. Columns may be copied or redistributed with acknowledgement and permission of the publisher. To learn more, Contact Us.

Column 1: Abraham, Sarah teach us to follow God

Column 2: Jacob steals dad's blessing, God’s favor

Column 3: Joseph rises to privilege and forgiveness

Column 4: Moses, Miriam and Aaron challenge God

Column 5: Ruth & Naomi's bond reflects God's love

Column 6: Jonathan favors friendship over kingship

Column 7: Wise or not, Solomon makes way for God

Column 8: Enigmatic Elijah, once & future prophet

Column 9: Jeremiah's words stand as witness to all

Column 10: Esther's actions saves people from death

Column 11: Elizabeth bears fruit of righteousness

Column 12: Peter stumbles answering Jesus' call

Column 13: Mary of Magdala is a faithful witness