Category Archives: The Story

The Story Fort Collins Week 22: The Birth of the King

This Sunday at Immanuel:  Chapter 22:  The Birth of the King  Chapter 22 of The Story tells the story of Jesus’ birth. The reading includes the birth narratives in Matthew and Luke and the “Word became Flesh” poem of John … Continue reading

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The Story Fort Collins Week 21: Rebuilding the Walls

This Sunday at Immanuel:  Chapter 21: Rebuilding the Walls Chapter 21 of The Story covers the rebuilding of the temple, city walls and worship of the Jewish people between 540 and 440 BC, following their release from captivity in Babylon. … Continue reading

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The Story Fort Collins Week 20: The Queen of Beauty and Courage

This Sunday at Immanuel:  Chapter 20: The Queen of Beauty and Courage Chapter 20 of The Story is the story of Esther, an orphaned Jewish girl who becomes Queen of Persia in the post exile time of Israel, in 480 … Continue reading

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The Story Fort Collins Week 18 Daniel in Exile

Chapter 18 of The Story is dedicated to the well loved story of Daniel. It is a book worth reading. The first 6 chapters include the stories of Daniel living in exile during the time of the Babylonian and Persian … Continue reading

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The Story Fort Collins Week 17: The Kingdom’s Fall

This Sunday at Immanuel  Chapter 16 of The Story tells of the fall of the Southern Kingdom of Judah to the nation of Babylon recorded in II Kings 21-25. The deportation of the people of Israel in 722 BC and … Continue reading

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Immanuel Fort Collins The Story Week 16: The Beginning of the End

Chapter 16 of The Story is based in II Kings 17-20. I encourage everyone to read those 4 chapters from the Bible in preparation for Sunday’s Message. The Northern Kingdom of Israel is defeated and deported by the Assyrian nation. … Continue reading

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The Story Fort Collins Week 15: God’s Messengers

Chapter 15 of The Story introduces us to a few of the prophets who spoke to Israel, calling them to turn from idol worship and renew their commitment to God. Though Elijah did not write a book, he is often … Continue reading

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