People who are examples of faith are not necessarily prosperous people.
Rahab is an example of faith and a reminder that faith is also for those outside of the faith.
The people of Israel marching around the city of Jericho are an example of faith in God even when it seems ridiculous to believe.
The people of Israel crossing through the Red Sea are an example of how faith is for groups too.
Moses is an example of faith to us because he lived in anticipation of reward from and with God.
Moses' parents are examples of faith to us because they protected God's chosen servant.
Sarah and Abraham are an example of faith because their consideration of God's faithfulness suspended their disbelief.
Abraham is an example of faith because he sacrificed his own comfort in response to God's call to a future of unknown blessing.
Noah is an example of faith because he responded devoutly to God's personal and intimate revelation.
God commended Abel and Enoch for giving Him what he wanted and for walking with Him. They are examples of faith we can model our lives after.