Retelling the Bible
5.14 Isaiah Meets a Young Woman

5.14 Isaiah Meets a Young Woman

July 21, 2021

Here is a look at the story behind one of the most famous prophecies in the Book of Isaiah -- the prophecy o Immanuel. Who was the "young woman," why was she pregnant, and what was she doing there? All shall be revealed!

Show Notes posted at www.retellingtheBible.com

5.14 The Healing of Jairus

5.14 The Healing of Jairus

July 7, 2021

Ever wonder what the background story of the people who came to Jesus looking for a miraculous healing might have been? Here is the strangely intersecting story of two of them. Based on Mark 5:21-43

Show notes have been posted at RetellingtheBible.wordpress.com.

5.13 Being: And God created a gardener

5.13 Being: And God created a gardener

June 23, 2021

All God wants is a garden, a nice place to walk in the cool evening breezes, but everything just keeps going wrong. Based on the creation story told in Genesis 2:4-3:24.

Show notes posted at retellingthebible.wordpress.com

5.12 Isaiah was bored!

5.12 Isaiah was bored!

June 9, 2021

Isaiah had a remarkable vision of God that still affects how we see God. But what were the events in his life that set him up to see what he saw? Based on Isaiah 6:1-8.

Show notes have been posted at https://retellingthebible.wordpress.com/2021/06/05/5-12-isaiah-was-bored/

5.11 The List

5.11 The List

May 26, 2021

How did the list of appearances by Jesus after his death come to be made? It probably wasn't like this!

 

Show notes posted at retellingthebible.wordpress.com/2021/05/22/5-11-the-list/

5.10 A Split Second in Philip’s Mind

5.10 A Split Second in Philip’s Mind

May 12, 2021

It only took a second for Philip to decide to go ahead and baptize the Ethiopian eunuch, but there were many things he had to work through in that time.

Show note posted at Retellingthebible.wordpress.com

5.9 Mesha’s War

5.9 Mesha’s War

April 28, 2021

Mesha, king of Moab, decides to win independence from Israel with some surprising results.

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5.8 Judas Bought a Field; Joseph Sold One

5.8 Judas Bought a Field; Joseph Sold One

April 14, 2021

The early church tells the story of how Judas Iscariot got what was coming to him. Based on the story of the death of Judas in the Book of Acts.

5.7 The Wannabe Scorpion King

5.7 The Wannabe Scorpion King

March 31, 2021

The sad story of how Rehoboam lost more than half of the kingdom that he inherited from his father, Solomon. Based on 1 Kings 12:1-24

Show notes for this episode are posted at retellingthebible.wordpress.com

5.6 The Interview

5.6 The Interview

March 22, 2021

This is a special episode -- an interview with my podcasting hero, Garry Stevens of History in the Bible Podcast (https://www.historyinthebible.com/). We talk about many aspects of the intersection of the Bible, narrative and history. Enjoy!

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