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Doubting Thomas Bible Story

Mark 16:14-16; Luke 24:36-48; John 20:19-21 Jesus Returns Jesus appeared to His followers. They had been hiding in a house when Jesus Himself suddenly appeared out of no where! “Peace be with you!” Jesus said. The disciples were very frightened. They had locked all the doors. Since no one could enter, they thought Jesus must…
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The Gift of the Magi

Matthew 2:1-10 A while later, Mary and Joseph had some very important visitors. They were wise men from far away lands in the east. They had seen the bright star in the night skies. They believed something great had happened. So they traveled a long distance. They went to King Herod in Jerusalem. “We believe…
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The Story of Saul and David

1 Samue124:1-22; Psalm 57 Saul hunted David as if he were an animal. He knew that David was hiding in a place where there were many caves. Saul and his soldiers started searching these hill sides. At some point, when Saul was alone, he looked around for a place where he could relieve himself. He…
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The Story of Ruth

Ruth 1:1-13 There once was a woman named Naomi. She was one of the few people who still liked to pray to God. When she married, she moved away from her home. She had two sons whom she loved very much. Then her husband died. As Naomi raised her boys, she taught them about the…
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The Story of Rahab

Joshua 1:1-3 When Moses died, Joshua became the leader of God’s people. Once they were camped on the shores of the River Jordan, Joshua called two of his best men to a secret meeting. They were brave and clever soldiers. “I have a secret mission for you,” he said. The two men liked secret missions….
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The Story of Peter

John 1:35-51 Just before John the Baptist was taken prisoner, he had told two of his men to go and follow Jesus. One man was called Andrew. When he and his friend found Jesus, they started walking behind Him. Jesus turned and said, “What do you want?” They asked if they could go to where…
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The Story of Paul

Acts 25:1-26:32 As a Roman citizen, Paul was supposed to get a fair trial. Instead he had to spend two years in prison. The Roman governor was called Festus. He said, “I think you should come to Caesarea.” So for the fourth time, Paul was put on trial. This time, his enemies were there with…
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The Story of Michal

2 Samuel 6:12-23; 1 Chronicles 15:1-16:43 Jerusalem became David’s royal city. He decided to bring the Ark of God to Jerusalem. David had his priests carry the ark on poles. This was the way God had told Moses the ark should be carried. When the ark arrived in Jerusalem, the priests put it into a…
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The Story of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat

Genesis 37:1-4 Jacob finally did make it home and Esau had forgiven him, after all. Jacob arrived just in time to see his father before he died. Then Esau left to make a life for himself. During the long journey home,though, Jacob’s favorite wife Rachel had died. She left behind two sons, Joseph and Benjamin….
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The Story of Jonah

Jonah 3:1-10 For a second time the Lord told Jonah, “Now go to Nineveh and give them My message.” This time Jonah did as he was told. Nineveh was huge. Homes spread out for miles around. It took Jonah three days to walk around the city. All that time he called out, “In forty days…
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Jonah and the Whale

Jonah 1:1-3 There once was a man called Jonah. He was one of God’s people, the Israelites. One day God said to Jonah, “I want you to go to the city of Nineveh. Tell them they are living such wicked lives, I will have to punish them.” Jonah did not like Nineveh. The people of…
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Jesus Death Story

Matthew 27.44-50; Mark 1533-37; Luke 23:39-46:John 19:28-30 The crosses of two other men stood near Jesus. Both were robbers. One robber laughed at Jesus. “Save Yourself and us! You’re supposed to be the Christ, aren’t you?” The other robber said, “You should be more afraid of God. This man has done nothing wrong.” Then he…
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The Story of Gideon

Judges 6:1-40 It did not take long before the people forgot their promises again. Because they worshiped other gods, God could not make them strong. A terrible tribe called the Midianites conquered them. God chose a man named Gideon to help His people. He sent an angel who told Gideon he must knock down the…
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The Story of Esau and Jacob

Genesis 32:1-31 Esau could not believe his little brother had tricked him a second time! First, Jacob had taken his birthright, all the riches Isaac would have left him. Then Jacob had stolen his blessing, God’s protection for the future. Esau was so angry, he decided to kill his brother. Rebekah found out about Esau’s…
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The Story of Elijah

I Kings 16:29-33; 17:1; 18:19-36 There once was a prophet named Elijah. A prophet is someone chosen by God to speak His words. A prophet’s message is meant to bring people closer to God but they must be willing to listen. Elijah lived in a time much later than King Solomon. While Elijah was alive…
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Cain and Abel

Genesis 4:1-2 After Adam and Eve left Eden, they took care of each other. Soon their first child was born. They named him Cain. Later they had a second little boy. They named him Abel. Cain and Abel helped their parents live in the world outside Eden. There they had to work hard to make…
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The Story of the Blind Man

Mark 8:22-26 Jesus went to a little village called Bethsaida. There, a group of people brought a blind man to Him. “Please,Teacher, please touch our friend and make him better.” Jesus took the blind man by the hand. He led him out of the village. The blind man did not know what to think as…
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Samuel in the Bible

1 Samuel 2:18-21; 3:1 Little Samuel was happy living with Eli the priest. Eli was like a father to Samuel. This was just as well since Eli’s own sons were greedy and selfish. They did not care about God, but Samuel did. Every year Hannah and Elkanah brought Samuel a new robe. Whenever Samuel felt…
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The King’s Feast

Daniel 5:1-12 King Nebuchadnezzar lived to be old man and then he died. The next king of Babylon was a man named Belshazzar. Daniel continued to work as the king’s adviser. One day, when Daniel was an old man, a strange thing happened. The king was throwing a big party. He was drunk and having…
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The Greatest Love Story in the Bible

Luke 15:11-19 Jesus told the people a story about a man who had two sons. He said, “One day, the youngest son went to his father. He said, ‘Father, give me the money which would be mine when you die. I want it today.’ The father did not think it was a good idea. He…
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