THE GREAT TEACHER Jesus Christ King James Bible THE APOSTLE PAUL
Edward D. Andrews
EDWARD D. ANDREWS (AS in Criminal Justice, BS in Religion, MA in Biblical Studies, and MDiv in Theology) is CEO and President of Christian Publishing House. He has authored ninety-two books. Andrews is the Chief Translator of the Updated American Standard Version (UASV).

Matthew 28:19-20 Updated American Standard Version (UASV)

19 Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations … 20 teaching them to observe all that I commanded you …”

Many men and women of every country throughout history has chosen the profession of being a teacher. In a sense, on a small scale to a large scale, we have been a teacher throughout our lives. On a small scale, each time you have given a lost driver direction, you have taught or on a more moderate scale if you have ever been assigned to help a new fellow worker how to carry out his or her job you have taught. When you help others by teaching them something that they did not know, so that it improves their life in some way, you too gain a measure of satisfaction.

When we think of the responsibility of every Christian as a teacher of God’s Word, we have a unique trust given to us. We are commissioned to “make disciples of all the nations …, teaching them.” (Matthew 28:19-20) Men have been given an extended weightier responsibility to teach within the Christian congregation as well. Qualified men are appointed to serve as “shepherds and teachers,” with a view to “building up the body of Christ.” (Ephesians 4:11-13) Mature Christian women are to “teach what is good, and so train the young women.” (Titus 2:3-5) There is no greater privilege than to be able to share the Word of God with others, be it unbelievers, or within the Christian congregation, so as to bring new ones to Christ and to help others to grow spiritually.

How, though, can we become more effective in our teaching of God’s Word? Essentially, it is by IMITATING THE GREAT TEACHER, Jesus Christ. Yes, all of us likely give pause to the idea that we can imitate the Son of God, who was a divine person and a perfect human after all. Admittedly, none of us can be perfect teachers. Nevertheless, regardless of our backgrounds, skills, experience, or strengths, we can still do our best to imitate the way Jesus taught. In the next few blog posts, including this one, let us discuss how we can employ four of his methods: simplicity, effective questions, logical reasoning, and fitting illustrations.

APOLOGETICS THE CHURCH CURE REASONING FROM THE SCRIPTURES

Keeping It Simple

Many pastors love to say that the Word of God is not complicated or difficult. This just is not the case. Now, to be fair there are many basic truths that are simple and straightforward within the Word of God.

Matthew 11:25-27 Updated American Standard Version (UASV)

25 At that time Jesus said, “I praise You, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that you have hidden these things from the wise and intelligent and have revealed them to infants.[1] 26 Yes, Father, for such was well-pleasing in your sight. 27 All things have been handed over to me by my Father, and no one knows the Son except the Father, and no one knows the Father except the Son and anyone to whom the Son wants to reveal him.

11:25–27. In these verses, Jesus was speaking to his Father. He praised his sovereign Father for his wisdom and his grace—wisdom in his discretion regarding who should receive revelation of the truth and who should not, and grace toward those who received the revelation (1 Cor. 1:18–31). Implied here, and stated clearly in verse 27, is the fact that no person on his own has the ability to know or understand the supernatural realities that only God can reveal (2 Cor. 4:3–4). Jesus would continue to manifest the same type of wisdom as he transitioned into his later style of teaching (beginning in Matt. 13), presenting truth in such a way that those who had “ears to hear” would understand it, and those with hardened hearts would not.

God takes an active hand in the blindness of the hard of heart, as an act of judgment. He hides the truth from the proud of heart (11:25; cf. 13:14–16).

Those with “ears to hear” were the “little children” (11:25); those who came to Jesus with the humility and simple faith of a child (18:1–4; 19:13–15). Those whose ears and hearts were closed to the truth were the wise and learned (skilled, wise, and intelligent). These are those who, in their own eyes, are too knowledgeable and mature to stoop to childlike humility. Those who think they know truth do not, and those who realize they do not know the truth will have it revealed to them (cf. Prov. 3:5–7; 12:15). It is the same today. As usual, Jesus turned the world’s value system on its head, for it was exactly opposite from that of the Creator.

These things (11:25) refers to the knowledge of Jesus’ authority and identity, based on his teaching and miracles. Jesus himself was at the heart of what was being revealed or hidden.

The Father was pleased that only those who recognized their own spiritual poverty (5:3) would receive revelation regarding Jesus’ authority and identity (11:26 cf. God’s pleasure and will in Eph. 1:5, 9, 11).

The Father, who is Lord of heaven and earth (11:25), has delegated all things to Jesus, his Son (v. 27). Jesus has total authority and discretion on earth about who will find true knowledge of the Father (cf. 28:18, as Jesus empowered the disciples to fulfill the Great Commission).

Only the Son and the Father truly know each other. The word for know here is epiginosko, which takes the root word ginosko, “to know intimately by experience” (a term of relationship, as opposed to oida, “to know factually”), and intensifies it with the prefix epi-. The resulting verb implies thorough, intimate, experiential knowledge, as in a very close relationship. This is the nature of the Father-Son relationship. Incredibly, those to whom the Son chooses to reveal him [the Father] can also participate in this divine intimacy but no one else has a clue, being excluded by their lack of faith. The Christian can revel in his walk with Christ, while the arrogant unbeliever does not know it exists.[2]

REASONABLE FAITH Why Me_ PROMISES OF GODS GUIDANCE

1 Corinthians 1:26-28 Updated American Standard Version (UASV)

26 For consider[3] your calling, brothers, that there were not many wise according to the flesh,[4] not many mighty, not many noble; 27 but God has chosen the foolish things of the world to shame the wise, and God has chosen the weak things of the world to shame the things which are strong, 28 and the insignificant things[5] of the world and the despised God has chosen, the things that are not, so that he might bring to nothing the things that are,

Thus, the Father has chosen (those who are by worldly standards considered weak, insignificant, and inferior), to reveal his will and purposes. Therefore, we can understand why THE GREAT TEACHER, Jesus Christ made simplicity a key feature of his teaching. When we share the Word of God today, how can we teach with simplicity? Well, this is exactly why we are looking to THRE GREAT TEACHER. Many of those whom Jesus taught throughout his three and half year ministry was “uneducated[6] and untrained,” Jesus, therefore, used basic language that they could easily grasp. (Acts 4:13) So, our first step in teaching with simplicity is to keep an eye on our vocabulary. Our using high-sounding words or phrases are not going to make the truth of God’s Word more convincing to others. Such “lofty speech” or “superiority of speech” can come across as very scary and intimidating, especially to those who may have a limited education or ability to understand. (1 Corinthians 2:1-2) Jesus helps us to appreciate that if we chose our simplified words carefully we can convey the truth just as powerfully as any longwinded teacher with his winsome words, even more so really.

Aside from using an easy to understand vocabulary, another way to teach with simplicity is to define terms that may not be easily understood. We do not want to completely dumb down the truth but rather bring our listener up to the truth. If we have to use such biblical terms as atonement, tribulation, foreknowledge, sanctification, reconciliation, justification, or propitiation, to name just a few, we need to define these terms in simplified terms. If we are talking about terms that are related to the Bible such as the Septuagint, inerrancy of Scripture, textual criticism, dynamic equivalent, hermeneutics, or any other technical term, these also need to be defined in easy to understand language.

However, there are other concerns that one must consider in keeping it simple. We do not want to give our listener too much information too fast. Of course, different settings will require different amounts that we may choose to share. For example, maybe we make a Bible comment to a person in line at a store, this would be very brief, maybe giving them a Bible tract to take with them. Then, there might be a time when you are on public transportation like a train, which means you have more time, or in a waiting room at a doctor’s office.

Then, again, maybe we are witnessing to them in their home because we or our church is carrying out some kind of house to house ministry. In this case, we can spend more time and share more information. Yet, we need to pay attention to their body language. We should never stay more than one hour if we are invited in unless under very special circumstances. Generally, we can all sense when some’s interest level falls off a little. If this happens, we do not want to overstay our welcome. We need to be careful to avoid overwhelming the unbeliever with too much information. Jesus was thoughtful of the limitations of his disciples. (John 16:12) For example, if the unbeliever is interested in a certain Bible topic, we do not need to explain every single detail of that Bible topic. Nor should we rush through the Bible topic thinking that we must completely cover the topic as if this is the most important thing. Rather, we need to focus in on the unbeliever that we are talking to, what are his or her abilities and interest levels, as this will determine the pace and the amount that should be covered. Our main goal is to teach God’s Word and to make disciples of Christ. We need to take whatever amount of time is necessary to carry out this commission. We need to take whatever time is necessary to help the unbeliever to grasp clearly what he or she is learning. It is the biblical truths that will move the right-hearted ones to action. – Romans 12:2.

BIBLICAL CRITICISM - Beyond the Basics REASONING WITH OTHER RELIGIONS how-to-study-your-bible1 CONVERSATION EVANGELISM

If we are privileged to be able to teach a Bible study class in the Christian congregation or to give a talk before the whole church how can we “utter speech” that is ‘intelligible’? Paul cautioned the Corinthians concerning speaking in tongues, but the principle helps us as well as teachers. He wrote, “So also you, unless you with the tongue use speech that is easily understood, how will it be known what is spoken? For you will be speaking into the air.” (1 Corinthians 14:9) Here are three suggestions that can help us. First, just as was mentioned above, explain any terms that may be unfamiliar. Those who are Christians have a unique vocabulary as it is. Christians with a deeper Bible knowledge have an even broader unique vocabulary that encompasses many technical or theological terms. If we use such expressions as “redemption,” “repentance,” “Lord’s Day,” and “apostasy,” we may need to explain them with simple phrases that make the meaning clear. Second, do not become wordy in an effort to explain something that can be said with few words, as you will likely lose many in your audience. Simplicity and clarity come from trimming off any unnecessary words and phrases. Third, again, as before with the unbeliever, do not try to cover too much information in your allotted time. As we are researching our Bible study for the class or the sermon to the church, we may come across many interesting details. However, it is better if we just pick a few of the most important and organize the material, so that it supports the point of the study or the sermon.

[1] Figuratively speaking, Jesus’ disciples were given understanding because they humbly sought answers, as spiritual babes, unlike the Jewish religious leaders, the so-called wise and intelligent. Infants; Young or Small Child; Baby: (Gr. nēpiazō) This refers to a small or young child of about three to four years old, who is helpless and totally dependent on the aid of others. Figuratively, this also refers to a person who is like a child in that they lack experience, wisdom, or judgment and have a tendency to be too ready to believe that something is true. In the case of the Jesus’ disciples, they wisely chose to seek answers as opposed to remaining a spiritual babe.

[2] Stuart K. Weber, Matthew, vol. 1, Holman New Testament Commentary (Nashville, TN: Broadman & Holman Publishers, 2000), 167–168.

[3] Lit see

[4] I.e. human standards

[5] Or base things; Lit unborn; implying a lack of noble descent, inferior

[6] Or unlettered (YLT) that is, not educated in the rabbinic schools; not meaning illiterate.

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The reader will receive eight small introductory books in this one publication. Andrews’ intention is to offer his reader several chapters on eight of the most critical subject areas of understanding and defending the Word of God. This will enable the reader to lay a solid foundation for …

THE CULTURE WAR: How the West Lost Its Greatness & Was Weakened From WithinTHE CULTURE WAR: How the West Lost Its Greatness & Was Weakened From Within 

The Culture War. How the West lost its greatness and was weakened from within outlines how the West lost its values, causing its current decline. It is a forceful attack on the extreme liberal, anti-religious ideology which since the1960’s has permeated the Western culture and …

EARLY CHRISTIANITY IN THE FIRST CENTURY Jesus' Witnesses to the Ends of the EarthEARLY CHRISTIANITY IN THE FIRST CENTURY Jesus’ Witnesses to the Ends of the Earth

EARLY CHRISTIANITY IN THE FIRST CENTURY will give its readers a thrilling account of first-century Christianity. When and how did they come to be called Christians? Who are all obligated to be Christian evangelists? In what way did Jesus set the example for our evangelism? What is the …

CRISIS OF FAITH: Saving Those Who DoubtCRISIS OF FAITH Saving Those Who Doubt 

Inside of some Christians unbeknownst to their family, friends or congregation, they are screaming, “I doubt, I doubt, I have very grave doubts!” OURS is an age of doubt. Skepticism has become fashionable. We are urged to question everything: especially the existence of God and the …

Investigating Jehovah's Witnesses: Why 1914 Is Important to Jehovah?s WitnessesINVESTIGATING JEHOVAH?S WITNESSES: Why 1914 Is Important to Jehovah?s Witnesses

The intention of this book is to investigate the biblical chronology behind Jehovah’s Witnesses most controversial doctrinal position that Jesus began to rule invisibly from heaven in October 1914. This biblical chronology of the Witnesses hinges upon their belief that the destruction of …

Translation and Textual Criticism

THE COMPLETE GUIDE to BIBLE TRANSLATION: Bible Translation Choices and Translation Principles [Second Edition]THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO BIBLE TRANSLATION: Bible Translation Choices and Translation Principles [Second Edition] 

THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO BIBLE TRANSLATION (CGBT) is for all individuals interested in how the Bible came down to us, as well as having an insight into the Bible translation process. CGBT is also for those who are interested in which translation(s) would be the most beneficial to use.

CHOOSING YOUR BIBLE: Bible Translation DifferencesCHOOSING YOUR BIBLE: Bible Translation Differences

There are more than 150 different Bible translations in the English language alone. Some are what we call literal translations, which seeks to give the reader the exact English equivalent of what was written in the original language text, thus allowing the reader access to the actual Word …

THE TEXT OF THE NEW TESTAMENT The Science and Art of Textual CriticismTHE TEXT OF THE NEW TESTAMENT: The Science and Art of Textual Criticism

THE TEXT OF THE NEW TESTAMENT was copied and recopied by hand for 1,500 years. Regardless of those scribes who had worked very hard to be faithful in their copying, errors crept into the text. How can we be confident that what we have today is the Word of God? Wilkins and Andrews …

MISREPRESENTING JESUS: Debunking Bart D. Ehrman's "Misquoting Jesus" [Third Edition]MISREPRESENTING JESUS: Debunking Bart D. Ehrman’s “Misquoting Jesus” [Third Edition]

Edward D. Andrews boldly answers the challenges Bart D. Ehrman alleges against the fully inerrant, Spirit-inspired, authoritative Word of God. By glimpsing into the life of Bart D. Ehrman and following along his course of academic studies, Andrews helps the reader to understand the …

Biblical Studies

HOW TO STUDY YOUR BIBLE: Rightly Handling the Word of GodHOW TO STUDY YOUR BIBLE: Rightly Handling the Word of God

A comprehensive book on HOW TO STUDY YOUR BIBLE by observing, interpreting, and applying, which will focus on the most basic Bible study tools, principles, and processes for moving from an in-depth reading of the Scriptures to application. What, though, if you have long felt that you are …

THE NEW TESTAMENT: Its Background, Setting & ContentTHE NEW TESTAMENT: Its Background, Setting & Content

…the author’s intended meaning to his original readers and how that meaning can then apply to us. Marshall gives you what you need for deeper and richer Bible study. Dr. Lee M. Fields writes, “‘Deep’ study is no guarantee that mature faith will result, but shallow study guarantees …

THE LIFE OF JESUS CHRIST: What Do You Know About Jesus? [Updated and Expanded]THE LIFE OF JESUS CHRIST: What Do You Know About Jesus? [Updated and Expanded] 

The life of Christ is an exhaustless theme. It reveals a character of greater massiveness than the hills, of a more serene beauty than the stars, of sweeter fragrance than the flowers, higher than the heavens in sublimity and deeper than the seas in mystery. As good Jean Paul has …

THE LIFE OF THE APOSTLE PAUL: The Apostle to the Nations [Updated and Expanded]THE LIFE OF THE APOSTLE PAUL: The Apostle to the Nations [Updated and Expanded] 

Stalker’s Life of St. Paul became one of the most widely read and respected biographies of the Apostle to the Gentiles. As an insightful compendium on the life of Paul, this work is of particular interest to pastors and teachers who desire to add realism and vividness to their account of …

INTERPRETING THE BIBLE: Introduction to Biblical HermeneuticsINTERPRETING THE BIBLE: Introduction to Biblical Hermeneutics

Delving into the basics of biblical interpretation, Edward D. Andrews has provided a complete hands-on guide to understanding what the author meant by the words that he used from the conservative grammatical-historical perspective. He teaches how to study the Bible on a deep, scholarly …

HOW TO INTERPRET THE BIBLE: An Introduction to HermeneuticsHOW TO INTERPRET THE BIBLE: An Introduction to Hermeneutics

…Linguistic and literary factors are analyzed so that the various genres of Scripture are examined for their true meaning. The importance of having sound principles of interpretation cannot be overstated as to ignore them will result in all manner of erroneous assumptions. Beville presents …

THE CHURCH COMMUNITY IN CONTEMPORARY CULTURE: Evangelism and Engagement with Postmodern PeopleTHE CHURCH COMMUNITY IN CONTEMPORARY CULTURE: Evangelism and Engagement with Postmodern People

Once upon a time, Postmodernism was a buzz word. It pronounced Modernism dead or at least in the throes of death. It was a wave that swept over Christendom, promising to wash away sterile, dogmatic and outmoded forms of church. But whatever happened to postmodernism? It was regarded …

DEVELOPING HEALTHY CHURCHES: A Case-Study in RevelationDEVELOPING HEALTHY CHURCHES: A Case-Study in Revelation

church. It offers an appointment with the Great Physician that no Christian can afford to ignore. Developing Healthy ChurchesA Case-Study in Revelationbegins with a well-researched outline of the origins and development of the church health movement. With that background in mind the …

DYING TO KILL: A Christian Perspective on Euthanasia and Assisted SuicideDYING TO KILL: A Christian Perspective on Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide

…liberties in a multi-cultural society that is becoming increasingly secular. This work provides an ethical framework in which euthanasia and assisted suicide can be evaluated. These issues are on the radar indicating a collision course with Christian values. It is time for Christians to be …

JOURNEY WITH JESUS THROUGH THE MESSAGE OF MARK: Experience the Ministry of Jesus in a Spiritually Captivating WayJOURNEY WITH JESUS THROUGH THE MESSAGE OF MARK

Journey with Jesus through the Message of Mark is an insightful and engaging survey of Mark‘s Gospel, exploring each major section of the text along with key themes. It is a work that can be enjoyed by laypersons as well as pastors and teachers. Pastors will find the abundant use …

ANGELS & DEMONS: The Bible AnswersANGELS & DEMONS The Bible Answers

What are angels & demons? Can angels help us? What does the Bible say about angels? What is the truth about angels? Can Angels affect your life? Who were the “sons of God” in Genesis 6:2? Who were the Nephilim in Genesis 6:2? Who is Michael the archangel? Can Satan the Devil control …

AN ENCOURAGING THOUGHT The Christian Worldview

An Encouraging Thought elucidates the ways in which Tolkien’s The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings are informed by and communicate a biblical worldview. This book will help readers appreciate the ways in which a biblical worldview informs Tolkien’s work, to the end that their own faith may be confirmed in strength, focused in understanding, deepened in joy, and honed in its ability to communicate the Gospel.

Bible Doctrines

WHERE ARE THE DEAD? Basic Bible Doctrines of the Christian FaithWHERE ARE THE DEAD? Basic Bible Doctrines of the Christian Faith

What is the Bible’s viewpoint? Without delving into an endless stream of what man has said, Andrews looks at what the Bible says about death and the like. Why do we grow old and die? What happens at death? Is there life after death, or is this all there is? Do we have an immortal soul? …

IDENTIFYING THE ANTICHRIST: The Man of Lawlessness and the Mark of the Beast RevealedIDENTIFYING THE ANTICHRIST: The Man of Lawlessness and the Mark of the Beast Revealed

Herein Andrews will give the reader exactly what the Bible offers on exposing who the Antichrist and the Man of Lawlessness are. If we look at the texts that refer to the antichrist and the man of lawlessness, we will have lines of evidence that will enable us to identify them. Why is it …

UNDERSTANDING THE CREATION ACCOUNT: Basic Bible Doctrines of the Christian FaithUNDERSTANDING THE CREATION ACCOUNT: Basic Bible Doctrines of the Christian Faith

Throughout the Scriptures, God is identified as the Creator. He is the One “who created the heavens (He is the God who formed the earth and made it, He established it.” [Isa 45:18] He is the One “who forms mountains and creates the wind” (Am 4:13) and is the One “who made the heaven and …

The SECOND COMING of CHRIST: Basic Bible Doctrines of the Christian FaithThe SECOND COMING of CHRIST: Basic Bible Doctrines of the Christian Faith

The information herein is based on the disciples coming to Jesus privately, saying, “Tell us, (1) when will these things be, and (2) what will be the sign of your coming, and (3) of the end of the age?” (Matthew 24:3) What will end? When will the end come? What comes after the end? Who …

WHAT IS HELL? Basic Bible Doctrines of the Christian FaithWHAT IS HELL? Basic Bible Doctrines of the Christian Faith

What Really Is Hell? What Kind of Place is Hell? What Really Happens at Death? What Did Jesus Teach About Hell? How Does Learning the Truth About Hell Affect You? Who Goes to Hell? What Is Hell? Is It a Place of Eternal Torment? Does God Punish People in Hellfire? Do the Wicked Suffer in …

Miracles? - Do They Still Happen Today?: God Miraculously Saving People’s Lives, Apparitions, Speaking In Tongues, Faith HealingMIRACLES – DO THEY STILL HAPPEN TODAY? God Miraculously Saving People’s Lives, Apparitions, Speaking In Tongues, Faith Healing 

Miracles were certainly a part of certain periods in Bible times. What about today? Are miracles still taking place. There are some very important subjects that surround this area of discussion that are often misunderstood. Andrews will answer such questions as does God step in and solve …

HOMOSEXUALITY - The BIBLE and the CHRISTIAN: Basic Bible Doctrines of the Christian FaithHOMOSEXUALITY – The BIBLE and the CHRISTIAN: Basic Bible Doctrines of the Christian Faith

Today there are many questions about homosexuality as it relates to the Bible and Christians. What does the Bible say about homosexuality? Does genetics, environment, or traumatic life experiences justify homosexuality? What is God’s will for people with same-sex attractions? Does the …

Daily Devotionals

DEVOTIONAL FOR YOUTHS: Growing Up In Christ

Young ones and teens, you are exposed to complex problems that your parents may not understand. Young Christians, you are bombarded with multiple options for solving everyday problems through social media. Where do you turn to find answers? Where can you look to find guidance from Scripture? In order to provide a Christian perspective to problem-solving, the author of this devotional book decided to take a different approach.

DEVOTIONAL FOR TRAGEDYDEVOTIONAL FOR THOSE COPING WITH TRAGEDY: A Journey Back to God

This devotional book follows the author’s own faith journey back to God. Significant life events can shake our world and distort our faith. Following life’s tragedies, a common reaction is to become angry with God or to reject Him altogether. Examples of tragedies or traumas include life-changing events such as physical or sexual assault, destruction of one’s home, the tragic death of a loved one, diagnoses of terminal diseases, divorce, miscarriages, or being a victim of a crime. Tragedies or traumas can cause feelings of anxiety, depression, shame, and guilt.

DAILY DEVOTIONAL Daily Musings From the Old Testament

Humans must breathe in the air of our atmosphere to survive. Many cities because of pollution face a dangerous level of contamination in their air. However, an even more deadly air affects both Christians and nonChristians. Ordinary methods or devices cannot detect this poisonous air.

DAILY DEVOTIONAL: Daily Musing From the New Testament

Paul counseled, “Set your mind on the things above, not on the things that are on earth.” (Col. 3:2) It is, for this reason, Marshall has penned the DAILY DEVOTIONAL: Daily Musings From the New Testament, which can help us be protected against Satan’s efforts at controlling our mind and heart.  For each day of the year, DAILY DEVOTIONAL provides a Daily Bible Reading and comments for consideration.

BREAD OF HEAVEN: Daily Meditations on Scripture

BREAD OF HEAVEN helps the reader to have a greater understanding of the timeless truths of Scripture and a deeper appreciation of the grandeur of God. It offers meditations on selected Scriptures which will draw the reader’s attention upwards to the Savior.

Christian Fiction

THE DIARY OF JUDAS ISCARIOT: How to Keep Jesus at Arm's LengthTHE DIARY OF JUDAS ISCARIOT: How to Keep Jesus at Arm’s Length

…desert but none of such significance as a handful of scrolls retrieved from a buried Roman satchel (presumed stolen) at this site. The discovery has since come to be known as ‘The Diary of Judas Iscariot.’ In The Diary of JudasIscariot Owen Batstone relates the observations and feelings …

THE SECRET HIDEAWAYTHE SECRET HIDEAWAY ON BRIDGETON HILL

Rachael Garrison knows all the shrewd ways to successfully close multi-million-dollar real estate deals with her father’s famous New York real estate enterprise. But beyond her savvy to rake in huge deals is her premonition that an impending global takeover of the world’s financial wealth is on the horizon by evil leaders of The Great Ten Nations. From New York City to the Irish Hills of Michigan, and into the streets of Detroit her life takes on enormous purpose as

THE RAPTURE: God’s Unwelcomed WrathTHE RAPTURE: God’s Unwelcomed Wrath

Kevin Trill struggles with the notion that he may have missed the Rapture. With nothing but the clothes on his back and a solid gold pocket watch, he sets off towards Garbor, a safe haven for those who haven’t yet taken the mark of thebeast. While on his way to Garbor, he meets up …

SEEKERS AND DECEIVERS: Which One are You? It Is Time to Join the Fight!

There grew an element in the valley that did not want to be ruled by the Light of the Word. Over time, they convinced the people to reject it. As they started to reject this Light, the valley grew dim and the fog rolled in. The people craved the darkness rather than the Light because they were evil. They did not want to  …

The Shadow Flames of Uluru: Book ONE in the CHAOS DOWN UNDER 

When an ancestor saddles them with the responsibility to purge Australia of a demon threatening to wipe our humanity with black flames, fraternal siblings Amber and Michael Hauksby lay their lives on the line. As the world crumbles around them into chaos, and ancient marsupials wreak havoc in their hometown, they must journey into …

WRITE PLACE, RIGHT TIME: The Pre-Apocalyptic Misadventure of a Freelance Journalist 

“Write Place, Right Time” follows the pre-apocalyptic misadventures of freelance journalist Don Lamplighter. While on what he expects to be a routine Monday night trip to a village board meeting, Lamplighter’s good nature compels him to help a stranded vehicle. Little does he know that by saving one of the car’s occupants, he sets forth a chain of what to him seem to be unrelated events where he must use his physical and social skills to save himself and others from precarious situations.

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