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Bible Story Craft – Jesus and the Woman at the Well

Bible Story Craft for Jesus and the Woman at the Well Materials: 1. For the waterpot, construction paper, two pieces of heavy string, whatever color you like for the bucket. 2. For the well, cardboard, felt pens or crayons in … Continue reading

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Bible Story Craft – Birth of the Savior Lord Jesus

Bible Story Craft – The Birth of the Savior Lord Jesus Materials: 1. For the manger, Cardboard or heavy construction paper 2. Straw, or yellow wool, or strips of yellow construction paper 3. Little doll, wrapped in cotton strips (optional … Continue reading

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Bible Story Craft – Noah’s Ark

Bible Story Craft for Noah’s Ark For this craft you will need: 1. For the ark, cardboard, twigs, or popsicle sticks or brown paint, felt pen or crayon. 2. For the rainbow, you will need construction paper the colors, red, … Continue reading

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Bible Story Craft – Cain and Abel

Bible Story Craft for Cain and Abel For this craft you will need: 1. Cardboard 2. Construction paper, color of fruit or felt pens or crayons 3. Cotton balls, made in smaller pieces Instructions: 1. Cut out Cain’s bowl, paste … Continue reading

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Psalm 24 – David’s Psalm About the Kingdom of the Lord

Psalm 24 –  David’s Psalm about the kingdom of the Lord. 1. The earth is the LORD’s, and the fullness of the earth, the world, and they that dwell there. 2. For he has founded it upon the seas, and … Continue reading

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Psalm 33 – Reasons to Praise the Lord

Psalm 33 –  Reasons to praise the Lord. 1. Rejoice in the LORD, O you righteous, for praise is proper for those who are honest and just. 2. Praise the LORD with the harp: sing to him with the psaltery, … Continue reading

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Psalm 34 – David Encourages People to Trust in God

Psalm 34 –  David encourages people to trust in God. 1. I will bless the LORD at all times, his praise shall continually be in my mouth. 2. My soul shall boast in the LORD: the humble shall hear this, … Continue reading

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Psalm 86 – David’s Prayer of Worship and Praise

Psalm 86 –  David’s prayer of worship, praise, and humble requests 1. Bow down your ear, O LORD, hear me: for I am poor and needy. 2. Keep and save my soul; for I am holy:  you O my God, … Continue reading

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Psalm 91 – The Lord’s Protection

Psalm 91 –  the Lord’s protection over His own 1. He that dwells in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. 2. I will say of the LORD, He is my shelter … Continue reading

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Psalm 95 – A Psalm of Praise and Joy in the Lord

Psalm 95 –  A wonderful psalm of praise and joy in the Lord. 1. O come, let us sing to the LORD: let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation. 2. Let us come before his … Continue reading

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Psalm 100 – A Psalm of Thanksgiving

Psalm 100 –  A Psalm of praise or thanksgiving 1. Make a joyful noise to the LORD, all you lands. 2. Serve the LORD with gladness: come before his presence with singing. 3. Know that the LORD is God: it … Continue reading

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Psalm 103 – A Psalm of David

Psalm 103 – A Psalm of David, (this is a long psalm, but full of teaching) 1. Bless the LORD, O my soul: and all that is within me, bless his holy name. 2. Bless the LORD, O my soul, … Continue reading

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Psalm 112 – The Blessings of the Honest and Just Man

Psalm 112 –  The blessings of the honest and just man. 1. Praise you the LORD, Blessed is the man who fears the LORD, that greatly delights in his commandments. 2. His children shall be mighty upon the earth: the … Continue reading

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Psalm 113 – A Psalm of Praise

Psalm 113 – A Psalm of Praise 1. You praise the LORD. Praise, O you servants of the LORD, praise the name of the LORD. 2. Blessed be the name of the LORD from this time forth and for evermore. … Continue reading

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Psalm 150 – A Psalm of Praise

Psalm 150 – A Psalm of Praise 1. Praise ye the LORD. Praise God in his sacred place: praise him in the wide expanse of his power. 2. Praise him for his mighty acts: praise him according to his excellent … Continue reading

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Book of Jeremiah – The Potter and His Vessels

Book of Jeremiah – The Potter and His Vessels These are the words which came to Jeremiah from the LORD: “Get up and go to the potter’s house, and there you will hear my words”. Then I went down to … Continue reading

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Book of Jeremiah – The Almond Rod and the Boiling Pot

Book of Jeremiah – The Almond Rod and the Boiling Pot These are the words of Jeremiah: The word of the LORD came to me, and said “I knew you before you were born, and I set you apart and … Continue reading

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Book of Jonah – Ninevah, the Gourd, the Worm, and the Wind

Book of Jonah – Ninevah, the Gourd, the Worm, and the Wind In our first story of Jonah, we learned how Jonah disobeyed the LORD when He told Jonah to go to Ninevah.  We learned how Jonah went the other … Continue reading

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Book of Jonah – Flees the Lord and Swallowed by the Whale

Book of Jonah – Flees the Lord and Swallowed by the Whale One day the word of the LORD came to Jonah, the son of Amittai, and said “Get up and go to Nineveh, that great city, and cry against … Continue reading

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Book of Daniel – Daniel in the Lion’s Den

Book of Daniel – Daniel in the Lion’s Den After Darius took the kingdom from Belshazzar, he made Daniel a president, and he was preferred above everyone else because an excellent spirit was in him, and the king wanted to … Continue reading

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Book of Daniel – The Writing on the Wall

Book of Daniel – The Writing on the Wall In our first story from the book of Daniel, we learned how the gold and silver vessels were taken out of the temple when Jerusalem was conquered by King Nebuchadnezzar. After … Continue reading

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Book of Daniel – the Lord Humbles King Nebuchadnezzar

Book of Daniel – the Lord Humbles King Nebuchadnezzar There came a time when the Lord humbled King Nebuchadnezzar, and this is how it came to be. One evening the king was in his palace and dreamed a dream which … Continue reading

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The Book of Daniel – The Fiery Furnace

The Book of Daniel – The Fiery Furnace One night King Nebuchadnezzar had a dream he did not understand and Daniel was brought to him and explained his dream to him. The King had dreamed of a great image whose … Continue reading

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The Book of Daniel – Daniel Obeys God and Refuses the Kings Food

Daniel Part 1 – Daniel Obeys God and Refuses the Kings Food The story of Daniel begins when the king of Babylon, named Nebuchadnezzar, conquered Jerusalem and took the gold and silver cups out of the house of God into … Continue reading

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The Book of Job

The Book of Job There was a man in the land of Uz named Job, who feared God, and was upright in his ways. Job had seven sons and three daughters and much property. And it was the habit of … Continue reading

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The Book of Esther – Part 2

The Book of Esther – Part 2 In Part 1 of the book of Esther, we learned that King Ahasuerus had a feast, and asked his queen Vashti to come to the feast so that everyone could see how beautiful … Continue reading

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The Book of Esther – Part 1

The Book of Esther – Part 1 Now there was a king named Ahasuerus, and his queen was named Vashti. One day the king made a feast, and he commanded queen Vashti to come to the feast to show the … Continue reading

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Lord Jesus is Coming Again, and the Gospel

Lord Jesus is Coming Again, and the Gospel In an earlier story we learned how the Lord Jesus went up to heaven with his disciples watching him until a cloud took him out of their sight.  While they watched, two … Continue reading

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The Apostle Paul in Rome – Acts 28

The Apostle Paul in Rome – Acts 28 After Paul, the other prisoners, and the soldiers had been on the island of Malta for three months, they sailed away in a ship that had also wintered on the island, and … Continue reading

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A Snake Bites Paul – Acts 28

A Snake Bites Paul – Acts 28 After Paul was shipwrecked, (see the story Paul is Shipwrecked) everyone that had been on the ship arrived safely on the shore of an island called Melita (Malta). The people were called “barbarians”, … Continue reading

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The Apostle Paul is Shipwrecked – Acts 27

The Apostle Paul is Shipwrecked – Acts 27 After Paul stood before King Agrippa, (who said “almost you have persuaded me to be a Christian),  he and some other prisoners entered a ship meaning to sail past Asia, and there … Continue reading

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Nehemiah Rebuilds the Walls – Nehemiah 8

Nehemiah Rebuilds the Walls – Nehemiah 8 In our last story we learned how Nehemiah asked permission of the king to go to Jerusalem to rebuild the walls, and how some of the people laughed at them, and hated them, … Continue reading

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Nehemiah Asks Permission – Nehemiah 2

Nehemiah Asks Permission – Nehemiah 2 Now it came to pass when Nehemiah was in Shushan the palace, some men of Judah came and talked to him about the Jews that were left after the fall of Jerusalem, and about … Continue reading

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Paul and King Agrippa – Acts 26

Paul and King Agrippa – Acts 26 There came a time when the Jews desired to kill Paul the apostle, and so they went to see a man called Festus and asked that Paul be sent to Jerusalem. But Festus … Continue reading

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Elisha Leads a Blind Army – 2 Kings 6

Elisha Leads a Blind Army – 2 Kings 6 There was a time when the king of Syria warred against Israel, and made arrangements to have his camp in a certain place. But the man of God (Elisha) sent word … Continue reading

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Elisha and the Ax Head – 2 Kings 6

Elisha and the Ax Head – 2 Kings 6 There came a day when the sons of the prophets said to Elisha, “the place where we live with you is too small for us, so please let us go to … Continue reading

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Eutychus Falls Asleep – Acts 20

Eutychus Falls Asleep – Acts 20 There was a time when the Jews were trying to capture Paul the apostle, and so he went through Macedonia.   The men that he took with him were Sopater from the city of … Continue reading

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Paul and Silas in Prison – Acts 16

Paul and Silas in Prison – Acts 16 Now there came a time when Paul went to a city called Phillippi, and on the Sabbath day they went down to the river to pray, and a woman named Lydia was … Continue reading

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Namaan the Leper – 2 Kings 5

Namaan the Leper – 2 Kings 5 Namaan was the captain of the soldiers of the king of Syria. He was an honorable man and a mighty man of bravery, but he had a disease called leprosy, and so he … Continue reading

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Paul Preaches in the Synagogue – Acts 13

Paul Preaches in the Synagogue – Acts 13 After Paul and Barnabas were in Paphos, they went to Antioch, and on the sabbath day, they went into the synagogue and sat down. After the reading of the law and the … Continue reading

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Elisha Raises the Child of the Shunnamite Women – 2 Kings 4

Elisha Raises the Child of the Shunnamite Woman – 2 Kings 4 One day Elisha the prophet went to a place called Shunem, where a woman offered him some bread.  Every time he passed by, he went and ate bread … Continue reading

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Elisha Helps a Widow – 2 Kings 4

Elisha Helps a Widow – 2 Kings 4 In a previous story of the day that the LORD took the prophet Elijah to heaven while Elisha watched, it is mentioned that 50 sons of prophets who watched from a distance, … Continue reading

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Paul and Barnabas – Acts 13

Paul and Barnabas – Acts 13 Separated for the Work of the Gospel In the church at Antioch there were prophets and teachers who were Barnabas, Simeon, Lucius, Manaen and Saul (who is also called Paul).  As they were gathered … Continue reading

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Peter Escapes From Prison – Acts 12

Peter Escapes From Prison – Acts 12 There was a king named Herod that wanted to harm the church. And so he killed James, the brother of John with a sword.   When he saw that the Jews were pleased … Continue reading

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Elijah Anoints Elisha, and is Taken to Heaven – 2 Kings 2

Elijah Anoints Elisha, and is Taken to Heaven – 2 Kings 2 In a previous story about Elijah we learned about the time when Elijah went and hid himself in a cave because of Jezebel.  There came a very great … Continue reading

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Naboth’s Vineyard – 1 Kings 21

Naboth’s Vineyard – 1 Kings 21 At the time when Ahab was king, he had a wife named Jezebel who was a very wicked woman.  Near the palace of the king, there lived a man named Naboth who had a … Continue reading

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Elijah and the Still Small Voice – 1 Kings 19

Elijah and the Still Small Voice – 1 Kings 19 In the previous story we learned how Elijah told Ahab that rain was coming after a long time without rain on the earth. We learned how when the rain came, … Continue reading

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Elijah and the Little Cloud – 1 Kings 18

Elijah and the Little Cloud – 1 Kings 18 In the previous story about Elijah, we learned about how the power of the LORD was shown to the prophets of Baal in a mighty way. At that time there had … Continue reading

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Peter and Cornelius – Acts 10

Peter and Cornelius – Acts 10 There was man in a town called Caesaria called Cornelius, and he was a man who loved God. His whole family feared God and always prayed. He saw in a vision one day an … Continue reading

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Saul (Paul) Escapes in a Basket – Acts 9

Saul (Paul) Escapes in a Basket – Acts 9 This story takes place right after Paul’s conversion on the road to Damascus, please see our story The Lord Jesus Appears to Saul (Paul) on the Road to Damascus. After Jesus … Continue reading

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Elijah and the Prophets of Baal – 1 Kings 18

Elijah and the Prophets of Baal – 1 Kings 18 King Ahab had a wife named Jezebel. She was a wicked woman, and had many prophets of the Lord killed. But a man named Obediah, who was governor of Ahab’s … Continue reading

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Elijah and the Widow of Zarephath – 1 Kings 17

Elijah and the Widow of Zarephath – 1 Kings 17 After Solomon reigned, there was a wicked king called Ahab, who had a wicked wife named Jezebel. In those days God raised up a prophet whose name was Elijah.  God … Continue reading

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Lord Jesus Appears to Saul (Paul) on the Road to Damascus – Acts 9

Lord Jesus Appears to Saul (Paul) on the Road to Damascus – Acts 9 There was a man named Saul who threatened and killed many followers of the Lord Jesus Christ.  He went to the high priest and asked for … Continue reading

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Philip and the Ethiopian Man – Acts 8

Philip and the Ethiopian Man – Acts 8 When the number of disciples were increasing, there was chosen a man named Philip to preach the gospel also. He went to Samaria and preached Christ there. And one day the angel … Continue reading

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Solomon and the Queen of Sheba – 1 Kings 10

Solomon and the Queen of Sheba – 1 Kings 10 When Solomon became king of Israel, the LORD give Israel rest, and Solomon prepared to build a house for the LORD. And so Solomon got cedar trees from Lebanon, and … Continue reading

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God Gives Solomon Wisdom – 1 Kings 3

God Gives Solomon Wisdom – 1 Kings 3 After the death of King David, one of his sons named Solomon became king of Israel. But there was no temple built unto the Lord in those days. Solomon loved the LORD … Continue reading

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Stephen – Like the Face of an Angel – Acts 7

Stephen – Like the Face of an Angel – Acts 7 After the apostles began going house to house teaching and preaching about the risen Lord Jesus, the apostles were so busy that they needed to have men who were … Continue reading

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Peter Heals a Crippled Man – Acts 3

Peter Heals a Crippled Man  – Acts 3 One day Peter and John were going to the temple to pray, and they came across a man who had been crippled from his birth. And every day he was carried and … Continue reading

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Peter Raises Dorcas from the Dead – Acts 2

Peter Raises Dorcas from the Dead – Acts 2 After the day of Pentecost,  Peter was traveling through the country and he came to a place called Lydda. There was a man named Aenaeus, who had been sick from the … Continue reading

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Absalom – Son of King David – 2 Samuel 18

Absalom – Son of King David – 2 Samuel 18 Absalom was the son of King David. There was none so handsome in all Israel as Absalom. He had no blemish on him, and each year, when he cut his … Continue reading

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David and Bathsheba – 2 Samuel 11

David and Bathsheba – 2 Samuel 11 Now it came to pass that King David sent a man named Joab and the soldiers  to war, but David stayed in Jerusalem.  At evening, he got up and went to the roof … Continue reading

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David Becomes King – 2 Samuel 8

David Becomes King – 2 Samuel 8 In previous stories we learned how David was anointed by Samuel to be God’s chosen King.  There came a time when King Saul and Jonathan were killed in battle, and all the tribes … Continue reading

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The Holy Spirit Comes (Pentecost) – Acts 2

The Holy Spirit Comes – Acts 2 After the Lord Jesus ascended into heaven the disciples returned to Jerusalem, and when they got there all of the apostles went into a room and stayed there praying together.  The women who … Continue reading

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The Lord Jesus, His Disciples and His Ascension to Heaven – Acts 1

The Lord Jesus, His Disciples and His Ascension to Heaven – Acts 1 In a previous story we learned how the risen Lord Jesus showed himself to his disciples in the room where they were staying.  We learned how Thomas … Continue reading

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David and Michal – 1 Samuel 18-19

David and Michal – 1 Samuel 18-19 After the slaying of Goliath by David, David and Jonathan, the son of King Saul, became good friends but King Saul was afraid of David because David behaved himself wisely in all his … Continue reading

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David and Abigail – 1 Samuel 25

David and Abigail – 1 Samuel 25 In previous stories about David, we learned  how he was anointed by Samuel to be God’s chosen future King of Israel.  We learned how he killed the giant Goliath with a sling and … Continue reading

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The Risen Lord Jesus Appears to His Disciples – John 20

The Risen Lord Jesus Appears to His Disciples – John 20 In our last story, we learned how Mary Magdelene met the Lord Jesus after he had risen from the tomb, and how she went to tell the disciples that … Continue reading

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The Resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ – Matthew 27

The Resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ – Matthew 27 In a previous story, we learned how the Lord Jesus was crucified, how he took upon himself the penalty for our sins, and how he died. After the Lord Jesus … Continue reading

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David and Jonathan – 1 Samuel 20

David and Jonathan – 1 Samuel 20 King Saul had a son named Jonathan, and David and Jonathan were wonderful friends. But Saul grew angry with David and wanted to kill him, so Jonathan told David to go and hide … Continue reading

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David and Goliath – 1 Samuel 17

David and Goliath – 1 Samuel 17 Now at the time when Saul was still king over the children of Israel, there was a great battle. Some people called the Philistines were on one mountain, and the army of King … Continue reading

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The Crucifixion of the Lord Jesus Christ – John 19

The Crucifixion of the Lord Jesus Christ – John 19 After the trial of Jesus, Pilate offered to release a prisoner, and the robber Barabbas was chosen instead of the Lord Jesus who remained with Pilate. This was the time … Continue reading

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The Trial of the Lord Jesus – John 18

The Trial of the Lord Jesus – John 18 After the Lord Jesus was betrayed by Judas in the Garden of Gethsemane  and taken by the officers of the Jews, he was taken to Caiaphas, the high priest. It was … Continue reading

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David is Anointed King – 1 Samuel 16

David is Anointed King – 1 Samuel 16 In the previous story, we learned how Samuel anointed Saul to be King over the children of Israel after the people said they wanted a king to be like other nations.  But … Continue reading

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King Saul – 1 Samuel 8

King Saul – 1 Samuel 8 In previous stories we learned how Samuel’s mother, Hannah, prayed for a son and Samuel was born, and how the Lord called Samuel when he was in the house of the Lord.  In this … Continue reading

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The Last Supper – Mark 14, John 13-14

The Last Supper – Mark 14, John 13 In a previous story entitled The Lord Jesus is Betrayed by Judas, we learned how Judas went to the Pharisees who promised to give him 30 pieces of silver to betray the … Continue reading

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The Lord Calls Samuel – 1 Samuel 3

The Lord Calls Samuel – 1 Samuel 3 In the previous story, we learned how Hannah, Samuel’s mother, prayed to the LORD for a child because she had no children and was very sad.  We learned how God answered her … Continue reading

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Samuel – A Mother’s Answered Prayer -1 Samuel: 1

Samuel – A Mother’s Answered Prayer – 1 Samuel: 1 There was a man named Elkanah who had two wives. One was named Peninnah, and the other was named Hannah. Peninnah had children, but the Lord had not given Hannah … Continue reading

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The Lord Jesus is Betrayed by Judas – Matthew 26, John 14, Luke 22

The Lord Jesus is Betrayed by Judas – Matthew 26,  John 14, Luke 22 Judas Iscariot was one of the twelve apostles chosen by the Lord Jesus at the beginning of his ministry.. but the Lord Jesus knowing everything, knew … Continue reading

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Jesus Teaches About Footwashing – John 13

Jesus Teaches About Footwashing – John 13 Just before the feast of Passover, Jesus knew that the time was coming when he would leave this world and return to his Father in heaven. And when the supper had ended, Jesus … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Triumphant Entry into Jerusalem – John 12, Matthew 21

Jesus’ Triumphant Entry into Jerusalem – John 12, Matthew 21 Now it came to pass after Lazarus was risen from the dead that Jesus sent two of his disciples into a village, and told them “when you enter the village … Continue reading

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The Book of Ruth

The Book of Ruth Ruth is the both the name of a book in the bible, and the name of a person. She was not a Jewish lady, but she was what is called a Gentile, that is, anyone who … Continue reading

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Jesus Raises Lazarus From the Tomb – John 11

Jesus Raises Lazarus From the Tomb – John 11 This story is about Lazarus, who was the brother of Martha and Mary who lived in the town of Bethany. Now at this time, Lazarus was sick and so his sisters … Continue reading

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Jesus Our Shepherd – John 10

Jesus Our Shepherd – John 10 The same day that Jesus healed the man born blind, the Pharisees were there too, and Jesus told them this story. He said “truly, truly I say to you, he that goes in to … Continue reading

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Samson’s Victory over the Philistines – Judges 16

Samson’s Victory over the Philistines – Judges 16 In the previous story, we learned how Samson lost his great strength and was put in prison by the Philistines.  He was also made blind by them. But after a time, his … Continue reading

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Samson and Delilah – Judges 16

Samson and Delilah – Judges 16 Now it came to pass that Samson loved a woman called Delilah. And the Philistines asked Delilah to find out why Samson was so strong, so that they would know how to defeat him, … Continue reading

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Samson, the Lion and the Riddle – Judges 14

Samson, the Lion and the Riddle – Judges 14 There was a time when Israel was in the hands of the Philistines, and there was a man named Manoah whose  wife had not born any children.  One day the angel … Continue reading

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Jephthah and His Daughter – Judges 11

Jephthah and His Daughter – Judges 11 This  is one of the saddest stories in our bible and shows the foolishness of making vows before the Lord. Jephthah was a mighty man, and his father’s name was Gilead, but his … Continue reading

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Jesus and the Man Born Blind – John 9

Jesus and the Man Born Blind – John 9 One day Jesus was walking with his disciples, and as he passed by he saw a man who had been blind since his birth. And his disciples said “Master, who sinned, … Continue reading

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Jesus and Zacchaeus – Luke 19

Jesus and Zacchaeus – Luke 19 One day the Lord Jesus entered the town of Jericho and was passing through, and there was a man named Zacchaeus who was rich. Now Zaccheaus wanted very much to see the Lord Jesus, … Continue reading

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Jesus Heals Ten Lepers – Luke 17

Jesus Heals Ten Lepers – Luke 17 This story is about the time that Jesus healed ten lepers, but only one of them came back. One day, as Jesus was traveling to Jerusalem, he had to pass through the middle … Continue reading

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Gideon Picks His Men, and His Victory – Judges 7

Gideon Picks His Men, and His Victory – Judges 7 In our stories of Gideon so far, we learned how the angel of the LORD appeared to him, how Gideon destroyed the altar to the false god Baal in obedience … Continue reading

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Gideon Takes Down an Altar, and Puts Out a Fleece – Judges 6

Gideon Takes Down an Altar, and Puts Out a Fleece – Judges 6 In the first story of Gideon, we learned how the angel of the LORD came to Gideon and told him that he would save Israel from the … Continue reading

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Gideon and the Angel – Judges 6

Gideon and the Angel – Judges 6 In the time of the Judges, the children of Israel did that which was right in their own eyes, they did evil in the sight of the LORD, so the LORD let the … Continue reading

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Jael and Sisera – Judges 4

Jael and Sisera – Judges 4 This story in the book of Judges is a bit on the violent side, but it is a story of how the Lord God used a woman to fulfill a prophecy. The children of … Continue reading

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Lazarus and the Rich Man – Luke 16

Lazarus and the Rich Man – Luke 16 This is another story that Jesus told to the Pharisees (the Jewish leaders): There was a certain rich man who wore beautiful clothing, and ate wonderful meals every day. And there was … Continue reading

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The Prodigal Son – Luke 15

The Prodigal Son – Luke 15 There was a man with two sons, and one day the younger one came to his father because he wanted to leave home. He asked his father to give him his inheritance.  An inheritance … Continue reading

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The Lost Sheep – Luke 15

The Lost Sheep – Luke 15 One day Jesus was speaking to the Pharisees (those were Jewish leaders) and to other people who came to hear Jesus.  He told them this story: “If there was any man of you that … Continue reading

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Jesus Teaches About Prayer – Luke 11, Luke 18

Jesus Teaches About Prayer – Luke 11 One day when Jesus was praying in a certain place, after he stopped praying one of his disciples said to him “Lord, teach us to pray…” And he said to them “When you … Continue reading

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Choose This Day Who You Will Serve – Joshua 23-24

Choose This Day Who You Will Serve – Joshua 23-24 Now it came to the time when Joshua was very old, and he called for all the elders of Israel, and he said to them “I am very old, and … Continue reading

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Joshua and the Day the Sun Stood Still – Joshua 10

Joshua and the Day the Sun Stood Still – Joshua 10 In another story we learned how Joshua made peace with the Gibeonites. And so it came to pass that when Adonizedec, the king of Jerusalem heard that the Gibeonites … Continue reading

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Joshua and the Gibeonites – Joshua 9

Joshua and the Gibeonites – Joshua 9 In another story, we learned about the fall of the great city of Jericho, of how the Israelites walked around the city  6 times while the priests blew the trumpets, and how on … Continue reading

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Jesus, Martha and Mary – Luke 10

Jesus, Martha and Mary – Luke 10 One day Jesus went to a village called Bethany. And there a woman named Martha invited him into her house. Now Martha had a sister called Mary, and all Mary wanted to do … Continue reading

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The Good Samaritan – Luke 10

The Good Samaritan – Luke 10 One day the Lord Jesus was teaching that we are to love our neighbors as ourselves, and a certain lawyer asked him who our neighbors are. And so Jesus told him this story: A … Continue reading

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The Fall of Jericho – Joshua 6

The Fall of Jericho – Joshua 6 For background on this story, please read my story Rahab and the Spies to learn how a women of Jericho named Rahab protected the men that Joshua sent to spy out Jericho. And … Continue reading

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The Israelites Cross the Jordan River – Joshua 3-4

The Israelites Cross the Jordan River – Joshua 3-4 The time had come for the Israelites to cross the Jordan river into the promised land.  Joshua rose up early in the morning and they all came to the Jordan river, … Continue reading

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The Woman With an Issue of Blood – Matthew 9, Mark 5, Luke 8

The Woman With an Issue of Blood – Matthew 9, Mark 5, Luke 8 One day a man named Jairus came to the Lord Jesus to ask him to come to his daughter who had died because he believed that … Continue reading

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Rahab and the Spies – Joshua 2

Rahab and the Spies – Joshua 2 After Moses died, God told Joshua to lead the people of Israel into the promised land. And God told Joshua “Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, the LORD your … Continue reading

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The Lord Speaks to Joshua – Joshua 1

The Lord Speaks to Joshua – Joshua 1 After the death of Moses the servant of the LORD, it happened that the LORD spoke to Joshua the son of Nun, Moses minister, saying “Moses my servant is dead, arise and … Continue reading

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The Widow Who Gave Two Mites – Mark 12

The Widow Who Gave Two Mites – Mark 12 One day Jesus was talking to a group of people who were trying to trick him in the things he said, and one of the scribes (that is a person who … Continue reading

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The Greatest Commandment – Love Your Neighbor – Mark 12

The Greatest Commandment – Love Your Neighbor – Mark 12 One day Jesus spoke to a group of people called “Sadducees.”  After he had finished speaking with them, one of the men who was known as a “scribe” came to … Continue reading

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Jesus and the Rich Man – Mark 10

Jesus and the Rich Man – Mark 10 One day some people brought babies to Jesus, but the disciples were not pleased about that. But Jesus called them and said “Allow the little children to come to me, and do … Continue reading

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The Death of Moses – Deuteronomy 31

The Death of Moses – Deuteronomy 31 In an earlier story (Food and Water in the Wilderness)  we learned how God told Moses to strike the rock and water would flow out. Later on the people were complaining to Moses … Continue reading

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Balaam’s Donkey – Numbers 22

Balaam’s Donkey – Numbers 22 Now it came to pass as the Israelites traveled through the wilderness, the people of Moab feared them because they were mighty.  The king, whose name was Balak, sent messengers to a man named Balaam … Continue reading

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Jesus Meets Blind Bartimaeus – Mark 10

Jesus Meets Blind Bartimaeus – Mark 10 At a time when Jesus was walking with his disciples to Jerusalem, they were talking about who would have a place of importance sitting by the Lord Jesus in his glory. And Jesus … Continue reading

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Twelve Men Sent to Spy Out Canaan – Numbers 13-14

Twelve Men Sent to Spy Out Canaan – Numbers 13-14 When the people were in the wilderness, the LORD spoke to Moses, and told him to send a man from every tribe of Israel, that is twelve men, into the … Continue reading

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The Day Moses’ Face Shone – Exodus 34

The Day Moses’ Face Shone – Exodus 34 In a previous story, we learned how God gave Moses the 10 commandments written on tablets of stone, and how those tablets were destroyed by Moses when he found that the Israelites … Continue reading

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Jesus Heals a Deaf Man – Mark 7

Jesus Heals a Deaf Man – Mark 7 This story is about the day Jesus healed a man who was deaf and not able to speak very well. One day when Jesus came to the Sea of Galilee, by a … Continue reading

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The Man with the Unclean Spirit – Mark 5

The Man with the Unclean Spirit – Mark  5 One day the Lord Jesus traveled by ship to a country of the Gadarenes, it was the same day that Jesus calmed the wind and the waves. And when he came … Continue reading

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The Parable of the Labourers in the Vineyard – Matthew 19-20

The Parable of the Labourers in the Vineyard – Matthew 19-20 One day the Lord Jesus was speaking to his disciples, and telling them how hard it is for a rich man to find his way into the kingdom of … Continue reading

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Moses and the Golden Calf – Exodus 32

Moses and the Golden Calf – Exodus 32 In another story we learned how the LORD God gave Moses the Ten Commandments.  Moses was up in the mountain for a long time, and when he didn’t come back down, the … Continue reading

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Moses and the Ark of the Covenant – Exodus 25

Moses and the Ark of the Covenant – Exodus 25 The following story is concerning the instructions to Moses for the building of the Ark of the Covenant. The Lord spoke to Moses and said “Speak to the children of … Continue reading

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Jesus Teaches About Forgiveness – Matthew 18

Jesus Teaches About Forgiveness – Matthew 18 One day when Jesus was speaking to his disciples, Peter came to him and said “Lord, how often should I forgive my brother who sins against me?  till seven times?”  Jesus said to … Continue reading

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Who Do Men Say That I Am? – Matthew 16, Mark 8

Who Do Men Say That I Am?  – Matthew 16, Mark 8 There was a day when Jesus and his disciples went into the towns of Caesarea Philippi, and on the way Jesus asked his disciples, “Who do men say … Continue reading

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The Ten Commandments – Exodus 19-20

The Ten Commandments – Exodus 19-20 In the third  month after the Israelites had come out of the land of Egypt, they came into a wilderness place, and they put their tents up in front of Mount Sinai. And there … Continue reading

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Manna (Food) and Water in the Wilderness – Exodus 16-17

Manna (Food) and Water in the Wilderness – Exodus 17 In an earlier story, we learned how Moses and the Israelites crossed the Red Sea into the wilderness. And after 1 and 1/2 months passed, all the Israelites began to … Continue reading

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Jesus Raises Jairus Daughter – Mark 5

Jesus Raises Jairus’ Daughter  – Mark 5 One day many people came to see Jesus, and one of the rulers of the synagogue (that is where the Jewish people worshipped) came to him and fell at his feet and begged … Continue reading

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The Lord Jesus Calms the Storm – Luke 8, Mark 4

The Lord Jesus Calms the Storm – Luke  8, Mark 4 One day, Jesus went up into a mountain, and called some of the disciples to him. And he chose twelve to be with him, and to go out preaching, … Continue reading

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Jesus and the Man with Palsy – Mark 2

Jesus and the Man with Palsy – Mark 2 One day Jesus went to Capernaum and pretty soon everyone learned that Jesus was in the house, and so many, many people gathered to listen to him. Pretty soon there were … Continue reading

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Jesus Walks on Water – Matthew 14

Jesus Walks on Water – Matthew 14 This story in the life of Jesus takes place right after the feeding of the five thousand..where Jesus fed five thousand men, plus women and children, with five loaves and two fishes.. After … Continue reading

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The Parting of the Red Sea – Exodus 13-14

The Parting of the Red Sea – Exodus 13-14 In our last story, we learned how Pharaoh finally agreed to let the people go. God chose not to lead the people through the land of the Philistines, because if they … Continue reading

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The Passover – Exodus 12

The Passover – Exodus 12 In our last story, we read of the judgments and plagues God sent upon the land of Egypt, but Pharaoh would not let the people go. But God knew that after the final judgment, Pharaoh … Continue reading

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God’s Judgments Upon Pharoah: the Plagues – Exodus 7-11

God’s Judgments Upon Pharoah: the Plagues – Exodus 7-11 Now was the time when the Israelites would be delivered from the land of Egypt. The LORD said to Moses “I have made you a god to Pharoah and your  brother … Continue reading

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The Wheat and the Tares – Matthew 13

The Wheat and the Tares – Matthew 13 One day the Lord Jesus  sat by the sea-side, and so many people came to him  that he went into a ship and sat down, and told many parables to the people … Continue reading

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The Sower and the Seed – Matthew 13

The Sower and the Seed – Matthew 13 One day, there were people gathered together to listen to Jesus, and he told them a story, called a parable. “A sower (like a farmer) went out to plant seeds, and as … Continue reading

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The Wise Builder and the Foolish Builder – Matthew 7

The Wise Builder and the Foolish Builder – Matthew 7 One day the Lord Jesus was speaking to his disciples, and explaining to them that not everyone who says to him “Lord, Lord,” will enter into the kingdom of heaven. … Continue reading

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Moses and the Burning Bush – Exodus 3

Moses and the Burning Bush – Exodus 3 One day Moses was looking after the flock of his father-in-law, Reuel the priest of Midian, and he took the flock to the mountain of God called Horeb.   And the angel of … Continue reading

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Moses Flees to Midian – Exodus 2

Moses Flees to Midian – Exodus 2 It came to pass when Moses was grown that he went out and saw all the work that his brothers, the Hebrews, had to do.   Moses saw an Egyptian hitting one of … Continue reading

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Moses is Born – Exodus 1 – 2:10

Moses is Born – Exodus 1 – 2:10 This is surely one of the most well-known of bible stories. After Joseph and his brothers and all their children died, there was a very great number of Israelites, so many that … Continue reading

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Sermon on the Mount Part 3 – Matthew 7

Sermon on the Mount Part 3 – Matthew 7 Note: there are no questions or answers with the sermon on the mount. my own comments by way of explanation are in italics and bracketed. Matthew 7 is the conclusion of … Continue reading

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The Sermon on the Mount Part 2 – Matthew 6

The Sermon on the Mount Part 2 – Matthew 6 Note: no questions or answers for the sermon on the mount, my comments by way of explanation are in italics and bracketed. This is the continuation of the Lord Jesus’ … Continue reading

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The Sermon on the Mount, Part 1: The Beatitudes – Matthew 5

The Sermon on the Mount, Part 1: The Beatitudes – Matthew 5 Note: there will be no questions and answers here, but comments by way of explanation. I have leaned on Matthew Henry’s commentary for guidance on the Beatitudes (the … Continue reading

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Joseph Part 3: The Brothers Reunite – Genesis 42-50

Joseph Part 3: The Brothers Reunite – Genesis 42-50 This is third of the stories concerning Joseph, the final story of how Joseph and his brothers were reunited. In our last story about Joseph, we learned that Joseph was now … Continue reading

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Joseph Part 2: From Prison to Pharoah’s House – Genesis 40-41

Joseph Part 2: From Prison to Pharoah’s House – Genesis 40-41 In an earlier story, we learned how Joseph was the son of Jacob and Rachel, and how his brothers hated him very much because they knew that their father … Continue reading

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Joseph’s Coat and Betrayal by His Brothers – Genesis 37, 39

Josep’s Coat and Betrayal by His Brothers – Genesis 37, 39 Chapter 37 Joseph was born to Jacob and Rachel, and Jacob loved Joseph very much.  He  made him a coat of many colors. Joseph’s brothers hated him because they … Continue reading

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Jesus and the Soldier – Matthew 8

Jesus and the Soldier – Matthew 8 One day Jesus entered a town called Capernaum and a soldier, called a centurion, came to him and pleaded with him saying “Lord, my servant lies home very sick of the palsy.” And … Continue reading

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Jacob Leaves Laban – Genesis 31

Jacob Leaves Laban – Genesis 31 In our story of Jacob and Esau, we learned how Jacob deceived their father Isaac and got Esau’s blessing.  We learned how Jacob then left his home and went to his relative Laban, and … Continue reading

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Jesus and the Woman at the Well – John 4

Jesus and the Woman at the Well – John 4 One day Jesus was traveling to Galilee with his disciples but he needed to go through Samaria, to a city called Sychar. Jesus was very tired from his journey, for … Continue reading

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Jesus Heals a Sick Boy – John 4

Jesus Heals a Sick Boy – John 4 One day Jesus came again into Cana of Galilee where he had made the water wine.  There was a certain  nobleman whose son was sick at Capernaum.  When he heard that Jesus … Continue reading

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Jacob’s Ladder Dream, and Jacob Meets His Wives – Genesis 28-29

Jacob’s Dream, and Jacob Meets His Wives – Genesis 28-29 In the previous story, we learned how Jacob deceived his father Isaac, and received the blessing which should have been his brother Esau’s.  After that Isaac sent Jacob to his … Continue reading

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Jacob and Esau – Genesis 25-27

Jacob and Esau – Genesis 25-27 When Isaac was 40 years old, Rebekah became his wife but Rebekah could not have children.  Isaac prayed for her and the Lord heard his prayers, and after a time God told Rebekah that … Continue reading

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