Bk 1 Dedication



S.D.G

THE


KING HIDDEN

Book One of

KING OF KINGS

Concord is Harmony.

The kind of peace when each part

has its own voice.


   

By Stephen H. Funck

Dedication

My father in law Arthur R. Kreyling carried on the interest of his father Rev. Arthur L Kreyling about the Temple of the Lord in Jerusalem. In the 1930s his father had put together a teaching model of the Temple and a trailer to transport it to various churches. I have always been interested in history of all kinds and the technology, buildings, economics that enabled people to do what they have done. Hershel Shanks by his Biblical Archeological Review magazine has been a major force in bringing the discoveries of the researchers into popular appreciation. This work would not have been put together without his continual example and information. Finally, Messianic Jewish organizations have worked to bring the understanding of the Jesus in the historical context.

Dr. Paul L. Maier wrote several “documented historical novels” including “Pontius Pilate” and The Flames of Rome”. I would encourage the reader to get both. He combined the known historical data into a fictional narration. “As a documentary novel, it differs from regular historical fiction in that no (sic) liberties were taken with the facts.” Dan Brown’s novel “The Da Vinci Code” often used history contrary to the record, as if a novel was written with the hero Hitler opposing the tyranny of the mad dictators FDR and Churchill.

Dr. Maier included notes referring to sources. Now in the internet era, I have links the reader can follow. Dr. Maier only used names from the historical records, I made up some names. I have attempted to observe his other rules. “No portrayal of any personality, no description of any event and no episode or even detail contradicts known historical fact (unless by author’s error). Only where all evidence is lacking is ‘constructed history,’ based on probabilities, used to fill in the gaps.”

Go to my web site for more. http://TheSignOfConcord.com Email ConcordDove@mac.com

If the reader discovers any historical inaccuracy, please send me the corrections and evidence. Please feel free to pass it on to others. Thanks to my patient wife Lynne for repeatedly proofreading. I excel at creative spelling and punctuation.

Stephen H. Funck January 31, 2013

Enjoy!

I.N.R.I.

Table of Contents

The page numbers are for the number of

pages in each chapter.

Since they are separate downloads,

If the reader changes the size of the font the
 
page numbers will be different


Words Pages

Chapter One Preparations 7088 14

Chapter Two The Messenger Appears 4543 8

Chapter Three A Birth in Bethlehem 4450 7

Chapter Four The Second Visitation 7180 13

Chapter Five The Presentations 8023 13

Chapter Six Magi 5618 10

Chapter Seven Flight 5732 10

Chapter Eight Destruction and Peace 4402 8

1 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soli_Deo_gloria 2 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_L._Maier His books are available in print and on Kindle 3 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dan_Brown 4 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/INRI

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