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The Crucifixion Story

Matthew 27:27-31; Mark 15:16-20; John 19.1-16 The crowd had told Pilate they wanted Jesus killed. Pilate ordered Jesus to be brought inside the palace. The soldiers crowded around Jesus. They pushed Him one way, then the other. They took off His clothes and put a robe on Him. The robe was the color worn by…
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The Burial

Matthew 27:54-60; Mark 15:39-46; Luke 23:49-54;Mtn 19:38 The Roman captain and his men could not believe their eyes! The wind whipped around the captain. He had seen how Jesus had died. That was not the way any normal man died. He looked for the sun, but could not find it. “There’s no doubt! This was…
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The Story of Creation

Genesis 1:1-19 A long time ago there was nothing but darkness. It is hard to picture just nothing, but that is all there was except for God. So God made light. That way there could be day and night, instead of only darkness. Then God made the earth and divided parts of it into oceans…
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Deborah in the Bible

Judges 4:1-16 Many, many years passed. The people of Israel forgot their promises to Moses and to God. They worshiped other gods. So the Lord allowed their enemies King Jabin and his General Sisera to conquer them. At that time the Lord had sent a woman named Deborah to be a judge over Israel. God…
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Joshua and the Walls of Jericho

Joshua 3:14-4:24 Joshua ordered the priests to carry the ark across the river. When the priests toes touched the water, the waves reared back. The water formed a huge wall. A dry path stretched before the priests. They walked to the middle of the river. Not a drop touched them. They were perfectly dry! Then…
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Ten Virgins and Lamp Oil

Matthew 25:1-13 It will be very important to be ready when the end of the world comes. To show His disciples this, Jesus told them a story. “There once were ten bridesmaids. They were supposed to be ready to welcome the bridegroom. They were part of a wedding party. “Five of these girls were careless…
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Temptation of Jesus

Matthew 4:1-12; 14:3-5; Mark 1:12-14; 6:17-20;Luke 3:19-20; 4:1-13 After Jesus was baptized in the river,He went into the desert to pray. God’s enemy met Jesus in the desert. God’s enemy, the devil, wanted to spoil God’s plans for Jesus. He hates it when people grow close to God. Jesus was the Son of God. He…
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Turning Water into Wine

John 2:1-11 A few days later, Jesus and His disciples were invited to a wedding in Nathanael’s hometown of Cana. It was a big wedding. The party lasted several days. Jesus’ mother Mary was there, too. There were many, many people at the wedding. Food was heaped on tables. There was meat and nuts, rice,…
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The Story of Stephen

Acts 6:1-7:60 More and more people believed what the apostles were teaching. They wanted to find out about Jesus. They had chosen to follow Him. They had put Him first in their lives. As this happened, though, some practical problems came up. One problem was making sure some of the widows received their fair share…
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Story of Solomon

1 Kings 3:2-5: 2 Chronicles 1:7-8 When David died, young Solomon became king. To be a king with gold and jewels may sound very fine. To be a king who knows what is best for the people, that is very, very hard. When Solomon became king, he did not feel very sure of himself. Then…
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Story of Samson

Judges 16:21-31 When the Philistines dragged Samson away, they were very happy. After twenty years, they had finally captured Samson. “All we had to do was cut your hair! Now you’re as weak as a baby!” The Philistines were very mean. They took out Samson’s eyes so that he became blind. Then they threw him…
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Story of Peter

Acts 12:1-17 More and more people listened and believed Jesus’ followers. This was sometimes very dangerous. The evil King Herod wanted to kill all the Christians. Many of the Christians were forced to run away. Some had to live in caves to meet secretly. Not everyone got away. Herod did catch Peter. Herod threw him…
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Story of Martha and Mary

Luke 10:38-42 Jesus wants to be Friend to good people and bad, stranger and disciple. While Jesus walked them He met three best friends beside His disciples. They were sisters, Martha and Mary, and their brother, Lazarus. They opened their home to Jesus. They asked Him to make it His own. As Jesus traveled, He…
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The Lost Sheep and the Lost Coin

Luke 15:1-10 The price of following Jesus is high. But the value of every single person in God’s eyes is even higher. God treasures every child, every man and every woman. He would like nothing better than that each person turn to Him and start his or her life over. The religious leaders did not…
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Joshua in the Bible

Numbers 13:1-30 The people traveled many months in the wilderness. One day God said to Moses, “Send spies into Canaan, the country I am giving you. Tell them to see what sort of land it is. Find out what the people are like who live there.” Moses did as God asked. He choice one man…
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Story of Joseph

Genesis 37:36; 39:1-6 Joseph traveled with the slave traders a long, long way. “Lord God,” he whispered in the hot sun. “I don’t know what it will be like in Egypt. I may have to carry stones so the Egyptians can build their pyramids. But Lord, I know wherever I am, You will be there….
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Story of Golden Calf

When Moses turned to leave, God spoke suddenly, “A terrible thing has happened! The people have forgotten their promises already. They are worshiping a golden calf.” The people had waited and waited for Moses to come down from the mountain. When Moses still did not show up, they decided he must be dead. Once again, they…
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