Bible Backstories: Operation Holy Child—Her Visitation

“Okay, guys. Bring me up to speed,” Special Ops Gabe said. That’s what his comrades called him, but to YHWH and those he ministered to, Gabriel. Messenger angel. Archangel. Gabriel was as splendid as his name still adorned with His glory. “Agent Kelly and I have monitored the maiden for the past few years. We…

Bible Backstories: More Than This

The Song of the Moabitess There’s got to be more than this. We sing and cry and dance but no one answers back.There’s got to be more than thisWe worship gods who’re silent and we’ve lost track Of time.But, maybe…well, what if it’s just me?Have I lost our way?Can I really say What has made…

Bible Backstories: His Last Regret

Injured and broken, he looked around at his fallen men as their bodies lay strewn across the plain. “Wretched Philistines!” King Saul spewed along with other obscenities. YHWH! I thought You were good! I thought I was Your chosen one. Why did You let my sons die in battle! My dear, dear Jonathan—he served You…

Bible Backstories: Memories for the Future

“Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things. Those things, which ye have both learned, and received, and heard, and…

Bible Backstories: Operation Holy Child—The Cousin Factor

A few years ago, I wrote a related post you can find here. The biblical account of this is found in Luke 1. I hope you enjoy today’s post and that God breathes upon your creativity for His glory and your good! The Visitation Elizabeth looked out at the road, thinking of the years past,…

Bible Backstories: Worth the Bite?

Another beautiful day in the garden, Adam did what he loved most of all–admire his beautiful bride. Eve’s hair was a beautiful auburn with kinky, curly coils framing her face, cascading down her back. Her skin was the complexion of earth’s rich soil, supple and taut. She was the personification of beauty and grace. Even…