Bible Prompt Writing Challenge


I have recently taken part in some prompted writing challenges.  Some of these have been based on photos, and others by key words, or collections of words. I thought that it might make for an interesting twist to use a Bible verse as a prompt for a brief (350 words or fewer) piece of flash fiction, poetry, or reflection. The choice is yours, but I do ask that you use the prompt respectfully and keep any submissions to the PG13 rating (I will be strict on that one).  There is no prize, but it is a great opportunity to get feedback from the community, and maybe link the reading of blogs from circles that don’t ordinarily mix. Your piece does not have to be religious, but should reflect the essence of the prompt.

So here it goes, the Bible prompt is Luke 14:28 “Suppose one of you wants to build a tower. Won’t you first sit down and estimate the cost to see if you have enough money to complete it?”

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I plan on posting my own take on it on Thursday.


3 thoughts on “Bible Prompt Writing Challenge

  1. Pingback: Luke 14:28, Padre’s Bible Writing Prompt Challenge – A Perennial Follower

  2. Thank you for your spiritual reflections on the prompt. I was hoping to get some taking this approach. I really thought the reminder that counting the cost was a message of preparation for trials to come in your fifth paragraph. I will be taking a different approach to this prompt and writing a piece of fiction which expresses the key theme, I hope you will read it.


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