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A Gaggling Goose

May 8, 2013

The following is chapter 10 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 Samson as found in Judges 13-16. My Friends, The army of Israel took the Promised Land. But it did not take long to break covenant with God. They had their land, but they had little interest in following His will and ways. Soon, each man did what was right in his own eyes. Trouble ensued. God sent help. They were called the judges and Samson was one of them. Your…

A Raven Writes

May 2, 2013

The following is chapter 9 in the children’s series, If They Could Talk, the story of our redemption as if unfolds from Genesis to Revelation. This is the story of Joshua as found in Joshua 1-6. My Friends, How do you replace a man who talked with God? You replace him with another man who did the same. His name was Joshua. A generation ago Israel peered into the land of promise but was rejected an entrance when fear was greater than faith. A forty year walk was their steep price; now Joshua and the children of those brought out…

Journal of a Jackal

April 25, 2013

The following is chapter 8 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 Moses as found in Exodus 1-40. My Friends, The family would multiply in a foreign land; generations stacked upon generations. Jacob’s sons had many sons, who in turn had many sons—they were called the children of Israel; they were called the Hebrews. I saw them for years firsthand. It is not everyday man enters my desert; let alone great numbers of them. They were an odd assortment, this group—ill prepared…

The Tale of a Rat

April 18, 2013

The following is chapter 7 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 Joseph as found in Genesis 37-50. My Friends, If a nation would come from the line of Abraham, someone needed to have many sons. That someone would be Jacob. He had twelve of them. I am a hearer of stories and keeper of secrets. Some consider me a pet, others a scourge, but to all I am simply known as the prison rat. Some of Egypt’s foulest are my acquaintance.…

A Ram’s Report

April 11, 2013

The following is chapter 6 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 Jacob as found in Genesis 25-28. My Friends, That which appears urgent mustn’t be confused with that which is important. You humans often confuse the matter. Isaac’s oldest did. Isaac married a fine woman. She was Rebekah, and she would give birth to the next child of promise—but twins were in her womb. Only minutes separated the boy twins but how different they would be. The eldest was Esau, a…