Retelling the Bible
5.18 Me, Myself and Manoah

5.18 Me, Myself and Manoah

September 15, 2021

Manoah is a self-centred, narcissitic mysogynist. Why is his story in the Bible anyways? We explore that question in this episode of Retelling the Bible.

Show notes for this episode have been posted at RetellingtheBible.Wordpress.com

5.18 Ahithophel: Hell Hath no Fury Like an Angry Grandpa

5.18 Ahithophel: Hell Hath no Fury Like an Angry Grandpa

September 1, 2021

Here is a Bible story that I bet you have never heard. Ahithophel was King David's greatest counsellor, and the story of how and why he betrayed him will blow you away.

Show notes posted at retellingthebible.wordpress.com.

5.17 Uriah: Kill the Messenger

5.17 Uriah: Kill the Messenger

August 18, 2021

You've heard the story from David's point of view. You've heard it from Bathsheba's. Don't you think it's time to understand Uriah's side of the story?

5.16 A Gleam Glows in the Gloom of the Grave

5.16 A Gleam Glows in the Gloom of the Grave

August 4, 2021

This is a biblical story that didn't quite make it into the Bible. It only gets referred to here and there. It is the story of how Jesus descended into hell.

Show notes are posted at retellingthebible.wordpress.com.

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

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