The book of Hebrews encouraged believers in the early church to remain steadfast in their faith by pointing to saints in the Old Testament—men like Noah, Abraham, Jacob, and Joseph, all of whom trusted unwaveringly in God’s promises and who were enabled to achieve great things in God’s name. The writer to the Hebrews presents these faithful saints as examples for Christians to follow and inspiringly refers to them as “a great cloud of witnesses.” This idea of drawing encouragement from believers who came before us and served God devotedly to the end is the premise for the Easter devotional…