How the Bible became the Bible by Donald L. Odell
How the Bible became the Bible by Donald L. Odell
  • "....provides excellent historical background as well as the author's personal history, which enhances his message by providing a glimpse of how the Holy Scripture can really be used." Lee Carroll, author of "Indigo Children" and many "Kyron" books
  • "I just forwarded to friends Balboa's Introduction to your 2nd Edition. Actually Don, I really think this 2nd Edition could not be more timely. I sincerely think there are more people receptive to opening their minds about their programming of religion or the Bible than ever before...." Pat W., (North Carolina)
  • ".... a refreshing synthesis of scholarship and deep personal reflection. Don O’Dell invites us to enter the experience of biblical personalities and groups, and to feel their struggles to find elusive spiritual coherence within their perception of events...." Dr. Jim Nourse, Ph.D., psychologist, acupuncturist and author of Simple Spirituality: Finding Your Own Way, and Opening the Aloha Mind: Healing Self, Healing the World with Ho’oponopono
  • "This highly readable book takes a conversational tone when, for instance, in Chapter 6 (The Time of Jesus), the author gently transitions us from the Old to the New Testament." New Age Retailer
  • "This book is of much value to the serious student of Holy Scripture. It will enable the reader to view the Holy Scriptures in the context in which the books were written and arranged." James J. DeFrancisco, PhD. Miltha Ministries, Mishawaka, Indiana
  • "....provides excellent historical background as well as the author's personal history, which enhances his message by providing a glimpse of how the Holy Scripture can really be used." Lee Carroll, author of "Indigo Children" and many "Kyron" books

2nd Edition, Revised Material

These five timeless values will help you uncover wisdom and truth:

1. Spend Time in Reflection: One of the best ways to discover wisdom and truth is to spend time in reflection. Take a few moments each day to be alone and reflect on what is truly important in life. Think deeply about your values, beliefs, and experiences. Doing this on a regular basis will help you gain clarity and insight into your life and the world around you.

2. Listen to Others: It is important to listen to the perspectives of others. Listen to the stories of those with different backgrounds and experiences. Ask questions and be open to learning from them. You may find that their views hold a kernel of truth that can help you discover new wisdom.

3. Read Often: Reading is a great way to expand your horizons and gain new insight. Read books on various topics, listen to podcasts, and watch documentaries. Doing these activities will help widen your perspective and help you discover new truths.

4. Question Yourself: It is important to be honest and introspective. Ask yourself tough questions and be willing to confront uncomfortable truths. Don’t be afraid to challenge yourself and push your boundaries. Doing this will help you gain a deeper understanding of yourself and the world around you.

5. Take Action: Once you’ve gained insight and discovered new truths, it is important to take action. Don’t stay in the realm of ideas. Put your new understanding into practice and make a difference in the world.

You can read the entire article here.

Blessings, Don
January 11, 2024

These five timeless values will help you uncover wisdom and truth:

1. Spend Time in Reflection: One of the best ways to discover wisdom and truth is to spend time in reflection. Take a few moments each day to be alone and reflect on what is truly important in life. Think deeply about your values, beliefs, and experiences. Doing this on a regular basis will help you gain clarity and insight into your life and the world around you.

2. Listen to Others: It is important to listen to the perspectives of others. Listen to the stories of those with different backgrounds and experiences. Ask questions and be open to learning from them. You may find that their views hold a kernel of truth that can help you discover new wisdom.

3. Read Often: Reading is a great way to expand your horizons and gain new insight. Read books on various topics, listen to podcasts, and watch documentaries. Doing these activities will help widen your perspective and help you discover new truths.

4. Question Yourself: It is important to be honest and introspective. Ask yourself tough questions and be willing to confront uncomfortable truths. Don’t be afraid to challenge yourself and push your boundaries. Doing this will help you gain a deeper understanding of yourself and the world around you.

5. Take Action: Once you’ve gained insight and discovered new truths, it is important to take action. Don’t stay in the realm of ideas. Put your new understanding into practice and make a difference in the world.

You can read the entire article here.

Blessings, Don
January 11, 2024