Bible Stories

  • The story of Abimelech presents a malevolent example of a leader. He commanded by force, murdered his opposition, and led in such a manner that even his subjects sought to overthrow him. In contrast to the positive lead of his father, Abimelech focused on his own personal gain, hurting many in the process.
  • John the Baptist, well-known for baptizing Jesus in the river Jordan, is commonly referred to as the precursor or forerunner of Jesus. There are many parallels to the lives of John the Baptist and Jesus, as they both preached about repentance and the Kingdom of God and criticized the religious leaders of their day. Additionally, they were both considered martyrs persecuted by officials of the Roman Empire.
  • In a dream-like vision, Ezekiel sees himself standing in a valley full of dry human bones, where he is commanded to carry a prophecy to revitalize the people of Israel.
  • The first of three resurrection appearances found in Luke, Jesus joins two men traveling from Jerusalem and is recognized as the crucified savior after breaking and blessing bread at their supper in Emmaus.
  • In this story, from the book of Luke, Jesus helps Simon and other fishermen catch a plentiful load of fish and then teaches them to be Fishers of Men as his disciples. Read more about this inspiring tale of Jesus calling upon the First Disciples.
  • Through the miracle of the Burning Bush, Moses is informed he has been chosen to rescue God's people from slavery in Egypt. This was one of many miraculous feats God would perform to deliver the Israelites to the Promised Land of Canaan. Read more about this remarkable story.
  • Moses is chosen by God to lead the Israelites out of slavery in Egypt and into the land of Canaan, which God has promised to them. A miracle is performed at the Red Sea to allow the Israelites to escape from the pursuing Egyptian Army.
  • While in Judah, God worked out an amazing plan for a man named Boaz to take Ruth as his wife, give her a child, and provide for her and Naomi. What’s remarkable about this plan was that Boaz was qualified as a “kinsman redeemer” to take her as his wife.
  • The crucifixion of Jesus is recorded in the New Testament books, known as the Gospels - Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. The crucifixion of Jesus was a part of God's plan from the very beginning of the birth of Jesus. This Bible story is the central summary of the saving Gospel of Jesus.
  • Read the story of Bartimaeus, the blind man healed by Jesus and understand the meaning behind this Bible story. Be encouraged as you learn of the miracle of healing through faith!
  • The baptism of Jesus is recorded in the Gospel Bible Books and serves as the symbol of Jesus starting giving His will over to God the Father, and being filled with the Spirit of God as he begins his earthly ministry.
  • The Parable of the Lost Sheep is a wonderful story told by Jesus to illustrate the love and compassion that God has for those who His. He will leave his flock to find you!
  • The Sermon on the Mount is recorded in the Bible book of Matthew 5. Jesus was just beginning his early ministry after being baptized by John and was traveling through Galilee. On a mountainside, not far from Capernaum, Jesus stopped to give his longest and most popular sermon. Jesus' teachings in this message include what's known as the Lord's Prayer as well as the Beatitudes. The focus of the Sermon on the Mount was how to live a life pleasing to God and the characteristics of Christian discipleship.
  • Both the Old and the New Testament speak of the truth of the Jesus being raised from death - Jesus testified of his resurrection before he died on the cross and his disciples witnessed his body after the resurrection. Below are the Bible verses and Scriptures that both prophecize of the resurrection and testify of it’s reality after Christ’s death.
  • The very first miracle performed by Jesus is when he turned water into wine at a wedding. Read why this Bible story is so important and how the "quiet miracles" are the ones that can change the faith of many.
  • The story of Abraham and Isaac is one of profound faith and obedience to God. When Abraham was 99 years old, God promised him and his wife Rebekah, then 89, a son. A year later God's promise came true when 99 year old Rebekah bore their son Isaac!

  • Learn about the troubled relationship between twin brothers Jacob and Esau and how the Jacob deceived both Esau and his father Isaac to gain both the birthright and blessing.
  • Read the Bible verses below for the story of Jesus calming the storm and learn more about how Jesus can calm the storms in your life today!

  • The Parable of the Talents should encourage us and challenge us to take what God has given us and invest in the kingdom of God. There is a great reward waiting for those who steward well with what the Lord has given them.

  • Jesus spoke the Parable of the Sower to teach how important the state of our heart is to receive the Gospel and how our salvation is proved by our choices and actions after hearing the Gospel.


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