List of Bible Stories

Favorite Bible Stories from the Old Testament

The Beginning
Genesis 1:1-2:3

Adam and Eve
Genesis 2:15-25

The Fall
Genesis 3:1-23

God’s Grief/Promise to Noah
Genesis 6:5-8; 8:13-22

Tower of Babel
Genesis 11:1-9

Call of Abram
Genesis 11:27-12:7

Abraham Pleads for Sodom
Genesis 18:16-33

Abraham Tested with Isaac
Genesis 22:1-19

Jacob and Esau/Isaac’s Blessing
Genesis 25:23-34; 27:19-33

Jacob Wrestles with God
Genesis 32:22-32

Joseph Sold by His Brothers
Genesis 37:12-36

Joseph Makes Himself Known
Genesis 45:1-15

Birth of Moses
Exodus 2:1-10

Moses and the Burning Bush
Exodus 3:1-15

Crossing the Sea
Exodus 14:21-31

Manna and Quail
Exodus 16:1-31

Ten Commandments
Exodus 20:3-17

Golden Calf
Exodus 32:1-35

Balaam’s Donkey and the Angel
Numbers 22:21-35

Rahab and the Spies
Joshua 2:1-21

Joshua Renews the Covenant
Joshua 24:1-27

Deborah the Judge
Judges 4:1-16

Gideon’s Fear, Faith and Fleece
Judges 6:1-40

Gideon Defeats the Midianites
Judges 7:1-22

Samson and Delilah
Judges 16:4-22

Birth and Dedication of Samuel
I Samuel 1:1-28

The Lord Calls Samuel
I Samuel 3:1-18

Israel Asks for a King
I Samuel 8:1-22

Samuel Anoints David
I Samuel 16:1-13

David and Goliath
I Samuel 17:1-54

David Spares Saul’s Life
I Samuel 24:1-22

David and Bathsheba
II Samuel 11:1-27

Nathan Rebukes David
II Samuel 12:1-14

Solomon’s Wisdom and Ruling
I King 3:4-28

Solomon’s Wealth and Women
I Kings 10:23-11:6

Elijah and the Priests of Baal
I Kings 18:16-45

The Still, Small Voice
I Kings 19:1-19

Elisha Heals the Shunammite’s Son
II Kings 4:8-37

Josiah Renews the Covenant
II Kings 23:1-25

Nehemiah Prays/Asks the King
Nehemiah 1:1-2:9

Job Tested
Job 1:1-22

Isaiah’s Vision
Isaiah 6:1-13

Valley of the Dry Bones
Ezekiel 37:1-14

Daniel Refuses the King’s Food
Daniel 1:1-21

Three Men in a Fiery Furnace
Daniel 3:13-30

Jonah Runs Away From God’s Call
Jonah 1:1-17

Jonah Rails Against God’s Compassion
Jonah 4:1-11

Favorite Bible Stories From The New Testament

The Word Became Flesh
John 1:1-18

Birth of Jesus Foretold
Luke 1:26-38

Shepherds & Angels at Jesus’ Birth
Luke 2:1-20

Jesus Presented in the Temple
Luke 2:21-40

John the Baptist Prepares the Way
Mark 1:1-8

Temptation of Jesus
Luke 4:1-13

Calling the First Disciples: Andrew
John 1:35-42

Calling the First Disciples: Simon
Luke 5:1-11

Request of James and John
Mark 10:35-45

Zacchaeus the Tax Collector
Luke 19:1-10

Jesus Rejected at Nazareth
Luke 4:14-30

Jesus Anointed by Sinful Woman
Luke 7:36-50

Woman Caught in Adultery
John 7:53-8:11

Jesus Heals a Paralytic
Mark 2:1-12

Transfiguration of Jesus
Mark 9:2-13

Jesus is the Good Shepherd
John 10:1-21

The Beatitudes
Matthew 5:3-10

Do Not Worry
Matthew 6:25-34

Wise and Foolish Builders
Matthew 7:24-29

Jesus Teaching on Prayer
Luke 11:1-13

The Rich Ruler and Eternal Life
Luke 18:18-30

Jesus Changes Water to Wine
John 2:1-11

Jesus Teaches Nicodemus
John 3:1-21

Jesus and the Samaritan Woman
John 4:1-26

Healing of a Demon-Possessed Man
Luke 8:26-29

Jesus Feeds the Five Thousand
Mark 6:30-44

Jesus Walks on Water
Matthew 14:22-36

Raising of Lazarus
John 11:1-44

The Sower
Matthew 13:1-23

The Talents
Matthew 25:14-30

The Good Samaritan
Luke 10:25-37

The Rich Fool
Luke 12:13-21

The Great Banquet
Luke 14:15-24

The Prodigal Son
Luke 15:11-32

The Pharisse and the Tax Collector
Luke 18:9-14

Jesus Clears the Temple
Mark 11:12-19

Jesus Washes His Disciples’ Feet
John 13:1-17

Jesus is the Way to the Father
John 14:1-14

Jesus Anointed at Bethany
Mark 14:1-11

Mark 14:32-42

Peter Disowns Jesus
Mark 14:66-72

Jesus Before Pilate
Matthew 27:11-26

Death of Jesus
Matthew 27:45-56

On the Road to Emmaus
Luke 24:13-15

Jesus Appears to Thomas
John 20:24-31

Jesus Reinstates Peter
John 21:15-25