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The Colt Who Was There

July 4, 2013

The following is chapter 19 in the children’s series, If They Could Talk, the story of our redemption as it unfolds from Genesis to Revelation. This is the story of Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem in Matthew 21, Luke 19, and John 12. My Friends, Now was the time; three years of teaching, three years of signs, three years of hope—was this the day? It was Passover week; Jerusalem full of the faithful. And He rides into town on my back! An indescribable privilege then; still is today. I must tell you why. He deserved better that day; a white…

A Pigeon’s Message

June 27, 2013

The following is chapter 18 in the children’s series, If They Could Talk, the story of our redemption as it unfolds from Genesis to Revelation. This is the story of Jesus’ public ministry in Luke 5. My Friends, He could do anything. He could do everything. He simply spoke the word. He commanded, and it was so. The leper’s skin made new; the deaf heard, and the blind saw. Demons fled, and storms ceased. I know this because I followed from the sky. I thought He was the Promised One; His miracles said He was. But in the end it…

Diary of a Dog

June 21, 2013

The following is chapter 17 in the children’s series, If They Could Talk, the story of our redemption as it unfolds from Genesis to Revelation. This is the story of the beginning of Jesus’ public ministry in Luke 4. My Friends, It had been thirty years since the Star shone bright over Bethlehem’s manger; thirty more years of ruthless Roman rule. Where was the baby who would be king? Then the promised forerunner’s voice crashed through the silence; the voice of one crying in the wilderness sent to prepare the way spoke. The time was at hand. The baby boy…

A Donkey’s Realization

June 20, 2013

The following is chapter 16 in the children’s series, If They Could Talk, the story or our redemption as it unfolds from Genesis to Revelation. This is the story of Jesus’ birth as found in Luke 2. This reworked version first appeared as a blog on December 22, 2011 My Friends, It seems but yesterday, but alas, it was nigh several years ago; yet I shall never forget what my animal eyes saw that night. The evening was crisp, and the wind was quick. Many summers I have cursed my fur; this night I was grateful for its cover. A…

A Sheep’s Surprise

June 20, 2013

The following is chapter 15 in the children’s series, If They Could Talk, the story of our redemption as it unfolds from Genesis to Revelation. This is the story of the angelic announcement of Jesus’ birth as found in Luke 2. This reworked version first appeared as a blog on December 15, 2011. My Friends, There was no prophet’s voice in Israel; God’s voice gone quiet. It had been centuries. Four hundred years of silence, four hundred years of waiting; had God forgotten? Then it happened, and I was there. A Bethlehem hill, a winter’s night, a stiff Northeasterly; these…