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9 Bible Stories You'll Never Hear in Church

  • Mike Nappa Crosswalk.com Contributing Writer
9 Bible Stories You'll Never Hear in Church

I wrote a funny little picture book once. It was a rollicking rhyme about Noah and the flood where Noah had lost his animals and was now looking for them in wacky places like in a sock drawer and under a shoe. Charming, right?

And then came Hurricane Katrina.

Watching the devastation of that city-killer, I was suddenly embarrassed. I’d never write funny picture books about Hurricane Katrina. So why did I write one about the drowning of a planet?

My one consolation is knowing I’m not the only person who avoids uncomfortable realities of Scripture. We do it every day in church, at Sunday school, and in our small group Bible studies. So here’s my little penance: I’m going to tell you today, briefly, about the nine Bible stories you’ll never hear in church.

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