14 Stories I Like

spanish moss• The Story of King Hezekiah  •
and The Sun’s Shadow Moves Backward, 2015
Music & Hymns:
Psalm @ Psalms 120-134, pilgrim’s 15 songs of descent
Background @ 2 Kings chapter 18:1-7, 10-18, and @ 2 Chronicles 32:20-23
Story @ 2 Kings chapter 20:1-11, @ Isaiah 38:1-8, and @ 2 Chronicles 32:24-31
Prayer @ 2 Kings 19:15-19, and @ 20:3
Poem of Praise @ Isaiah 38:9-22
Poems: Prophet’s Pocket and Tabernacle in Me by Stacy Sweeney
Painting: Light Stream by Francis Livingston

• She’s the QU€€N of SH€BA •
and The Queen Communes with the King, 2015
Music & Hymns:
Psalm @ Psalms 45:1-9
Background @ 1 Kings chapters 1-9
Story @ 1 Kings chapter 10:1-13
Painting: El Jaleo by John Singer Sargent

• The Story of Prince Jonathan •
and Jonathan £oves David as his Own Soul, 2016
Music & Hymns:
“Surrounded” by Bethel Music
David’s Song of Praise @ 1 Chronicles 16:23-36
Psalms @ Psalm 57:7-11
Background @ 1 Samuel chapters 14-17
Story @ 1 Samuel chapter 18:1-16
David’s Prayer of Praise @ 1 Chronicles 29:10-17
Body Prayer by Stacy Sweeney
Poem: Jewel Crown Prince by Stacy Sweeney
Painting: The Prodigal Son by Rembrandt

• £€GI0N •
and, “What’s Your Name? “, 2016
Music & Hymns:
Psalm @ Psalms 139:1-14
Background @ Mark chapter 4:35-41
Story @ Mark chapter 5:1-20 and chapter 7:31
Poem: Legion by Stacy Sweeney
Painting: Frieze of the Prophets by John Singer Sargent

• King Saul Visits Witch at En-Dor •
and The Mighty Man of Power, King Saul, 2016
Music & Hymns:
Psalm @ Psalms 6
Background @ 1 Samuel chapters 9 – 15, and chapters 16:14-15,  and chapter 28:3-5
Story @ 1 Samuel chapter 28:6-25 and chapter 31:1-4
David’s Song for Saul and Jonathan @ 2 Samuel 1:1-27
Body Prayer by Stacy Sweeney
Painting: Cashmere by John Singer Sargent

• The Story of ¶saac  •
“¶saac, ¶ssac,” Under the Knife, 2016
Music & Hymns: “Am I Born to Die” by Abigail Washburn
Psalm @ Psalms 148
Background @ Genesis chapter 15:1-6, 17:1-27, 18:1-15 and 21:1-7
Story @ Genesis chapter 22:1-19
Body Prayer by Stacy Sweeney
Poem: Issac by Stacy Sweeney
Painting: The Sacrifice of Abraham by Rembrandt

• Jesus Blesses the Children, 2016 •
Music & Hymns: “Peace Like a River” music video by Page CXVI
Psalm @ Psalm 100 or @ Psalm 8
Background @ Mark chapter 9:30-32.
Story @ Mark chapter 9:33-37, and chapter 10:13-16.
Body Prayer by Stacy Sweeney
Poem: Angel Kisses by Stacy Sweeney
Children’s Poems by Urban Community Life
Painting:  Lily Carnation, Lily by John Singer Sargent
Closing Prayer by Jesus @ Matthew 11:25

• Jesus Walks on Water, 2016 •
Music & Hymns:
Psalm @ Psalm 107:23-32
Background @ Matthew 8:23-27, and chapter 14:13-21
Story @ Matthew chapter 14:22-33.
Prayer by Stacy Sweeney
Poem: Lake is Base by Stacy Sweeney
Painting: The Storm on the Sea of Galilee  by Rembrandt

• The Story of the Wise Men •
and The Birth of Jesus, 2017
Song of Praise by Mary of Nazareth @ Luke 1:45-56
Music & Hymns: Johann Sebastian Bach’s “Magnificat”,  Salt of the Sound’s “Star of Wonder and Noel”, and “O Little Town of Bethlehem” ft Sarah Gregory from Bifrost Full Discography
Psalm @ Psalm 19:1-4
Background @ John 1:1-5,10-12,14a, KJV
Story @ Matthew 2:1-12
Poem: Splendor by Stacy Sweeney
Painting: The Starry Night by Van Gogh
Closing Prayer by Jesus of Nazareth @ John 17:23

• The Story of Stephen the Deacon •
and The Eloquent History of the Israelite Nation, 2018
Music & Hymns: “Blessed Assurance” written by Fanny Crosby, “Death Be Not Proud” written by John Donne
Psalm @ Psalm 80:14-19 or 2:1-7
Background @ Exodus chapter 2:11-15a, and 3:1-10, and @ Acts 6:1-15 and 7:2b-50
Story @ Acts chapter 7:1-3,34b-35,37,39,51-52,54-60
Body Prayer by Stacy Sweeney
Poem: Stehen by Stacy Sweeney
Sculpture: ßurghes of Calais by Auguste Rodin
Closing Prayer by Stephen @ Acts 7:60

•The Story of Ruth•
in the Days When the Judges Ruled…, 2019
Music & Hymns
Psalm @ Psalm 111
Background @ Ruth chapter 1:1, @ Genesis 19:36-37, @ Numbers chapters 21:29; 23:10; 25:1-9, @ Deuteronomy 23:3-6, @ Judges 17:6, and @ Matthew 1:16
Story @ Ruth chapter 1
Prayer @ Matthew 6:9-13
Prayer by Stacy Sweeney
Poems: Ruth and Ruth 2 by Stacy Sweeney
Painting: The Oyster Gatherers of Cancale by John Singer Sargent

• The Story of €Z€KI€L the Prophet •
and the Valley of Dry Bones
Music & Hymns: “Breathe” by the Brilliance, “Only Your Presence by Josh White
Psalm @ Psalm @ 103
Background @ 2 Kings 24:110-17 (Babylon captures Jerusalem), @ Ezekiel 36:26-28 (our Father’s promise)
Story @ Ezekiel chapter 37:1-14.
Prayer by Stacy Sweeney
Poem: Dead on Arrival by Stacy Sweeney
Painting: The Anatomy Lecture of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp by Rembrandt

• The Story of Zechariah the Prophet •
and The High Priest, Joshua, 2018
Song of Praise @ Ezra 3:11
Music & Hymns:
Psalm @ Psalm 110 or 96:1-10
Background @ Ezra 3:1-13, and 4:24, and 5:1-2.
Story @ Zechariah 3:1-10, and chapter 6:9-15
Painting: The Sampling Officials by Rembrandt

• The Story of G¶D€ON, the Nothing •
Mighty Man of Valor
Music & Hymns:
Psalm @ Psalm
Background @ Judges chapter 6:1-40, and Joshua chapter 3:14-17
Story @ Judges chapter 7:1-25 and chapter 8:1-35
Poem: Evergreen by Stacy Sweeney
Painting: A Bischari Warrior by Jean-Léon Gérôme
~ §tacy §weeney