Thursday, July 6, 2017

In the News ... "Favorite Bible stories detailed"

EDITOR’S NOTE: Please send your best-loved Bible story in your own words to for possible publication under your name and hometown in late July or early August. Statements should be limited to 100 words.

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• Ministers say accounts from Old and New Testaments teach a variety of lessons

By Bob Campbell, Reporter
Odessa American

ODESSA, TEXAS - Most people have a favorite story from the Bible, and of course that goes double for ministers who often use them in their sermons.

The Revs. Andrew Arp, Landon Coleman, James Bridges, Samuel Buhl and Andy Hill cite Jesus Christ’s restoration of the Apostle Peter after Peter had denied knowing Him three times, the Gospel story of Jesus’ ministry on earth, the Old Testament story of Joseph and his brothers, the Prodigal Son, David and Goliath, the Apostle Philip’s baptism of the Ethiopian Eunuch and Joshua’s leadership of the Israelites across the Jordan River into the Promised Land ...

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