Message Follow Up | Context – Part 2: The Historical Books

By David McNeely



My childhood is filled with memories of Old Testament stories.  I loved it.  I was a rowdy, obnoxious, desperately-in-need-of-the-not-yet-popular-ADHD-medication kid and yet I would sit spellbound for flannel-graph vacation bible school story time.

Story captures our imagination.  Story stirs our souls.  Story has a way of bringing our minds and our hearts to the same location where belief is bred.  The Old Testament historical books (Joshua – 2 Chronicles) are stories.  Among them are some of the most well-known stories in human history: Joshua and the battle of Jericho, Samson and Delilah, David and Goliath, just to name a few.

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