The Bible Thru The Eyes Of Its Writers

Ruth’s Story

Published: May 31, 2017 (Originally published: July 2, 2003)
Like several other biblical events, it's a true story that can also be viewed allegorically. Here's how it happened.

Esther’s Story … Part 2 (Chapters 2-3)

Published: March 9, 2017 (Originally published: November 21, 2004)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

As Esther might have told it today…

As I mentioned last time Mordecai is my cousin, although he’s so much older than I am that he actually remembers life in Jerusalem before the Babylonians destroyed it. When my parents died he took me in and raised me as his own.


The Revelation Story: Chapters 19-End

Published: (Originally published: May 12, 2017)
Chapter 19

With the final and total destruction of Babylon, God’s enemies have been all but defeated and the war for Planet Earth is just about over. “Hallelujah,” we all shouted from Heaven, “For our Lord God Almighty reigns!” Hallelujah is a Hebrew word meaning “Praise the Lord” and after the fact I was surprised to learn that I’m the only New Testament writer who used it.


The Revelation Story: Chapters 15-18

Published: (Originally published: May 12, 2017)
Chapter 15

Back in Heaven seven angels appeared along with the seven golden bowls of God’s Wrath, His last series of judgments. When these were over His enemies would be vanquished and His victory complete. Just then another large group of martyrs arrived from Earth and stood before His throne.


The Revelation Story: Chapters 11-14

Published: (Originally published: May 12, 2017)
Chapter 11

As the end of the age was drawing near, the Lord had made Himself known to the People of Israel again just as Ezekiel had fore told 2500 years earlier, and in response they had built a temple for worshiping Him again like they did in Old Testament days.


The Revelation Story: Chapters 7-10

Published: (Originally published: May 12, 2017)
Chapter 7

Because even in wrath God remembers mercy, He paused to commission 144,000 Jews, 12,000 each from 12 of the tribes of Israel, to go out among the people of the Earth and once again spread the Gospel into every nation and in every language. And just then all those who had not become believers until after the rapture,


The Revelation Story: Chapters 1-6

Published: July 26, 2016 (Originally published: May 12, 2017)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

If you’ve had trouble understanding the Book of Revelation, this summary and paraphrase is sure to help. Written as John might have told it today, the Revelation Story makes one of the most complex and controversial books of prophecy in the Bible so much easier to comprehend.


Philemon’s Story

Published: April 30, 2016 (Originally published: April 30, 2016)
My name is Philemon and this is my story. It's been described as the application of the highest principles to the most common affairs, but at the time it happened it was just two people at odds with each other being reconciled by a common love for the Lord.

Mary Magdalene’s Resurrection Story

Published: April 15, 2017 (Originally published: March 26, 2016)
"Because you have seen me you have believed; blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed." - John 20:29

A Shepherd’s Story

Published: December 24, 2016 (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.

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