Category Archives: Drama in the Bible

The Power of the Side Story

The main focus in most stories is big, dramatic and polarising. We hear a lot about them, but off to the side, something’s going on that’s often discounted by the watchers. For instance, have you wondered about the few people … Continue reading

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Bit Players in the Main Story

‘Are there any new shoots on our orchids yet?’ My husband bent over to part the foliage and showed me a small green stalk beginning to poke its way up at the base of the other fronds. ‘Here’s one’, he … Continue reading

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Understanding a Cover by its Book

After the last supper that Jesus had with his disciples, he told them a frightening thing. ‘You will all desert me’. What an accusation! They refused to accept it and Peter declared, ‘Never! I’ll never be ashamed of you!’ Jesus replied, ‘Peter, … Continue reading

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Are You Sorry for the Fig Tree that was Cursed?

Have you ever felt sorry for the fig tree that Jesus cursed? I have. Let’s leave the fig tree for a moment and go back to the previous day in Jesus’ life. Imagine you’re there by the side of the … Continue reading

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