The Bible Thru The Eyes Of Its Writers

A Shepherd’s Story

Published: January 2, 2023 (Originally published: December 25, 2015)
In the same region there were some shepherds staying out in the fields and keeping watch over their flock by night. And an angel of the Lord suddenly stood before them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them; and they were terribly frightened.

Joseph’s Christmas Story … Part 2 (Conclusion)

Published: December 16, 2022 (Originally published: December 25, 2004)
But after he had considered this, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said, "Joseph son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary home as your wife, because what is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit. She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins."(Matt. 1:20-21)

Joseph’s Christmas Story … Part 1

Published: December 15, 2022 (Originally published: December 5, 2015)
But after he had considered this, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said, "Joseph son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary home as your wife, because what is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit. She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins."(Matt. 1:20-21)

Mary’s Christmas Story… Part 2

Published: December 13, 2022 (Originally published: December 21, 2003)
The angel said to me, "Do not be afraid, Mary, you have found favor with God. You will be with child and give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus. He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High. The Lord God will give him the throne of his father David, and he will reign over the house of Jacob forever; his kingdom will never end." Luke 1:30-33

David’s Story: Conclusion, 2 Samuel 20-24 and 1 Chronicles 20-29

Published: August 22, 2022 (Originally published: June 4, 2005)
The God of Israel spoke, the Rock of Israel said to me: "When one rules over men in righteousness, when he rules in the fear of God, he is like the light of morning at sunrise on a cloudless morning, like the brightness after rain that brings the grass from the earth."

David’s Story: Part 9, 2 Samuel 13-19

Published: August 17, 2022 (Originally published: May 28, 2005)
It didn't take long for Nathan's prophecy about my family to start coming true. Remember, the Lord had Nathan tell me that as a consequence of my sin with Bathsheba calamity would come out of my own household. (Warning: Content may not be appropriate for all ages!)

David’s Story, Part 8 , 2 Samuel 8-12

Published: August 15, 2022 (Originally published: May 21, 2005)
Have mercy on me, O God,according to your unfailing love; according to your great compassion blot out my transgressions. Psalm 51:1

David’s Story Part 7 – 2 Samuel 5-7

Published: August 10, 2022 (Originally published: May 7, 2005)
I couldn't believe it! I had asked to build Him a house and instead He had promised to build up my house. From this time forth every King of Israel would be descended from me.

David’s Story Part 6 – 2 Samuel 1-4

Published: August 8, 2022 (Originally published: April 26, 2005)
Even in the vacuum of leadership created by Saul's death, I thought it best to wait for the Lord's timing, and it turned out to be a good thing I did. I was going to need all the help I could get.

David’s Story Part 5 – 1 Samuel 27-30

Published: August 3, 2022 (Originally published: April 9, 2005)
There is a way that seems right to man but the end thereof is death.
Prov 14:12