For example, in developing Shem I had to make sure that his character was consistent with the historical and biblical known facts. I also took into consideration tradition.
Speaking as a Christian to Christians this is a time when we can express our thanks to God for so many things.
In my last blog (Christian Numerology?) I wrote about the ‘end of the world’ on Saturday September 23rd. We are now past that date and we are still here. But my post raised a question pertaining to the Rapture.
I have been a Christian for over 44 years and have been serving Him almost from the beginning. Over the years my service has changed, but I have learned that wherever God puts me He is faithful and always equips me to do the job.
Whatever is going on in our life, including our secrets, is open to God. His Word reveals our deepest secrets and needs to us!
This is a prayer that can only be said by a man or woman who not only knows the Lord but also completely trusts Him. If we don’t completely trust Him our righteousness and integrity will come up short.
This godly man was singled out by God to oversee the building of an Ark to the saving of mankind. And he was also instructed to preach of coming judgment and extend an invitation to be on the ship.
Godliness is like humility. We pray for it and seek it, but the moment we think we have attained it we lose it. People who claim to be holy rarely are because they are exhibiting false pride.
Every book I’ve written has been bathed in prayer. It is not enough to merely follow principles, whether they are secular or spiritual. Writing is more than that. It involves the plot of the work, the characters involved, and the cohesiveness of the story. For that to happen requires a great deal of skill. But it also demands more.
The agent has given you his advice and has made it clear that unless you change things as he has described, he won’t represent you. Complicating the matter is the fact that you have not been able to find another agent. What do you do?