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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…

Clucking’s of a Chicken

June 14, 2013

The following is chapter 14 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 Isaiah as found in the book that bears his name. My Friends, I know what you’re thinking, “A chicken? What’s a chicken know?” I understand your concerns. My kind scurries about, scratching the dirt with head down most of the day. But we listen. And what we hear we remember.  I have much to say to you. One nation with one king was a distant memory; it had been over…

A Hawk’s View

June 6, 2013

The following is chapter 13 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 Elijah as found in 1 Kings. My Friends, King David went the way of all kings; laid to rest in Jerusalem—his legacy so great Jerusalem became known as the “City of David.” David’s son Solomon succeeded him. He built a palace for himself and a Temple for God. This wise son of David began well but finished poorly—marrying multiple wives who bowed to multiple gods. Even with a king, Israel…

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