My Book of Bible Stories
Enjoy 116 stories from the Bible. They are accurate, easy to understand, and beautifully illustrated.
True stories taken from the world’s greatest book, the Bible, provide a history of the world from creation onward.
The Genesis story of creation is understandable and fascinating—even to young children.
According to Genesis, God made the garden of Eden a very special place. God wants the whole earth to be just like that beautiful garden.
God created Adam and Eve and placed them in the garden of Eden. They became the first married couple.
The Bible book of Genesis tells us how the original paradise was lost.
Outside the garden of Eden, Adam and Eve faced many problems. If only they had obeyed God, life would have been happy for them and their children.
The story of Cain and Abel, as recorded in Genesis, teaches us about the kind of people we should be—and what attitudes to change before it’s too late.
The example of Enoch shows that you can do what is right, even if people all around you do what is bad.
Genesis chapter 6 tells about giants who hurt people. Those giants, called Nephilim, were children of the fallen angels who left heaven and lived as humans.
Noah and his family survived the Flood because they obeyed God even though others would not listen.
People laughed at Noah’s warning message. But they were not laughing when the flood waters fell from heaven! Learn how Noah’s ark saved Noah, his family, and many animals.
When you see a rainbow, what should it remind you of?
God was not pleased, and the punishment he gave still affects people today.
Why did Abraham leave his comfortable home to spend the rest of his life living in tents?
Why did God ask Abraham to sacrifice his son Isaac?
What she did can teach us a valuable lesson.
What made Rebekah such a good wife? Her beauty, or something else?
Their father, Isaac, loved Esau more, but their mother, Rebekah, loved Jacob more.
Jacob married Leah first even though he was in love with Rachel.
Are the 12 tribes of Israel named after Jacob’s 12 sons?
It all started with the wrong friends.
What could make some of them want to kill their own brother?
He is sent there, not because he broke the law, but because he did what was right.
The seven cows and seven heads of grain have something in common.
How can he know whether they have really changed from the time that they sold him as a slave?
Why are the members of Jacob’s family called Israelites instead of Jacobites?
Job lost his wealth, his health, and all his children. Was God punishing him?
Why did he tell his people to kill all the Israelite baby boys?
His mother finds a way around the law that all Israelite baby boys should be killed.
Moses thought he was ready to save the Israelites when he was 40 years old, but he wasn’t.
Using a series of miracles, God tells Moses that the time has come for Moses to lead the Israelites out of Egypt.
Why doesn’t Pharaoh listen to Moses and release the Israelites?
God brought 10 calamities on Egypt, all because the Egyptian ruler Pharaoh stubbornly refused to let the Israelites go.
Moses parts the Red Sea by God’s power and the Israelites cross on dry land.
This special food from God falls from the sky.
What two laws are greater than the Ten Commandments?
Why would people worship a statue made from melted-down earrings?
Its innermost room held the ark of the covenant.
Ten of the spies say one thing, but two of them say another. Who do the Israelites believe?
How could a piece of dead wood produce flowers and ripe fruit overnight?
Moses got results, but he also made Jehovah angry.
Why would God send poisonous snakes to bite the Israelites?
The donkey sees something that Balaam cannot.
Moses is still strong, so why is he replaced by Joshua?
How does Rahab help the two men, and what favor does she ask?
A miracle happens when the priests step into the water.
How could a cord keep a wall from falling down?
Can one bad man bring trouble on a whole nation?
They trick Joshua and the Israelites into making a promise, but the Israelites keep their promise.
Jehovah did something for Joshua that he never did before and has not done since.
Barak leads Israel’s army into battle, so why does Jael get the glory?
Ruth leaves her home to stay with Naomi and serve Jehovah.
God picked the members for this small army using an unusual drinking test.
His promise to Jehovah affected not just him, but his daughter as well.
How did Delilah learn the secret of Samson’s strength?
God uses young Samuel to deliver a stinging message to High Priest Eli.
At first chosen by God and later rejected by him, Saul can teach us a valuable lesson.
What does God see in David that the prophet Samuel does not?
David fought Goliath, not merely with his sling, but with a far more powerful weapon.
Saul was at first pleased with David, but developed murderous jealousy toward him. Why?
Abigail calls her husband a fool, yet this saves his life—temporarily.
David proves that he is qualified to be king of Israel by both what he does and what he refuses to do.
With one bad mistake, David brings calamity on himself and his family for years.
Was he really going to cut the baby in half?
Despite being very wise, Solomon was persuaded to do something foolish and wrong.
As soon as Jeroboam began ruling, he led the people into breaking God’s law.
She would stop at nothing to get what she wanted.
Why would an army go to battle with unarmed singers leading the way?
Can someone who has died be brought back to life? It has happened before!
She had the courage to speak up, and it resulted in a miracle.
Jonah learned an important lesson about doing what Jehovah says.
The first paradise was small; this one will fill the earth.
In one night, an angel kills 185,000 Assyrian soldiers.
As a teenager, Josiah took a brave step.
Jeremiah thought he was too young to be a prophet, but God knew that he could do it.
They succeeded despite being separated from their families.
Why does God let Israel’s enemies, the Babylonians, destroy Jerusalem?
Would God save these three obedient young men from the fiery furnace?
The prophet Daniel interprets four mysterious words.
Daniel received a death sentence, but could he have avoided it?
King Cyrus of Persia fulfilled one prophecy when he captured Babylon, and now he fulfills another.
The Israelites break man’s laws in order to obey God. Will God bless them?
Queen Vashti was beautiful, but King Ahasuerus still replaced her with Esther as his new queen. Why?
While rebuilding the wall, the workers must keep their swords and spears ready both day and night.
He brings a message from God: Mary is going to have a baby who will be a king forever.
Why would a future king be born where animals are fed?
Who guided the magi to Jesus? The answer might surprise you.
He has something that amazes even the older men who teach at the temple.
John has been baptizing sinners, but Jesus never sinned. Why did John baptize him?
Jesus displays a type of love that makes him become angry.
How can the water that Jesus offers keep her from ever getting thirsty at all?
Learn timeless wisdom from his Sermon on the Mount.
Using God’s power, Jesus said two simple words and resurrected the daughter of Jairus.
By miraculously feeding thousands, Jesus proved what important point?
Jesus teaches the apostles that they have much to learn not only about little children, but also from the children.
Jesus’ parable of the neighborly Samaritan is an example of the style of teaching he used most often.
What does Jesus accomplish by all the miracles he performs?
Large crowds welcome him, but not everyone is happy about it.
Jesus tells four of his apostles about things that are happening in our time.
Why does Jesus tell the disciples to have this special meal each year?
Why did Judas betray Jesus with a kiss?
While being put to death on the stake, he made a promise about paradise.
After an angel rolls the stone away from Jesus’ tomb, the soldiers on guard there are shocked at what they see inside.
Why do Jesus’ disciples not recognize him after he is resurrected?
Before Jesus ascends into the sky, he gives his disciples one last command.
Why did Jesus pour out holy spirit on the disciples at Pentecost?
The Jewish religious leaders put the apostles in prison to stop their preaching, but God has something else in mind.
While he is being executed, Stephen offers an extraordinary prayer.
A blinding light and a voice from heaven change Saul’s life.
Does God view people of any one race or nation as better than those of any other?
Timothy left home to join Paul on an exciting preaching trip.
Eutychus fell asleep during Paul’s first talk, but not during his second talk. What happened between the two talks was nothing short of miraculous.
Just when all seems to be lost, Paul receives a message from God that gives him hope.
How can Paul do his work as an apostle while he’s a prisoner?
Why does God send his army led by Jesus into battle at Armageddon?
People lived in paradise on earth once, and it will happen again.
Is it enough just to know about Jehovah and Jesus? If not, what else is needed?
Scriptures and study questions designed to help young ones get the most out of each Bible story.