Category Archives: Old Testement Bible Stories

Jacob dreams of a stairway to Heaven

Jacob left Beersheba and set out for Harran. When he reached a certain place, he stopped for the night because the sun had set. Taking one of the stones there, he put it under his head and lay down to … Continue reading

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The Walls of Jericho

After the death of Moses the servant of the Lord, the Lord said to Joshua, Moses’ aide: “Moses my servant is dead. Now then, you and all these people, get ready to cross the Jordan River into the land I … Continue reading

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Creation of all things

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters. The first day:  God said, … Continue reading

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The faith of Job

~ Job 19:25-27 (NIV) I know that my Redeemer lives, and that in the end he will stand upon the earth. And after my skin has been destroyed, yet in my flesh I will see God; I myself will see … Continue reading

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Jonah and the whale

Jesus used Jonah’s story to help his disciples understand his death: “For as Jonah was three days and three nights in the belly of a huge fish, so the Son of Man will be three days and three nights in … Continue reading

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Solomon builds a Temple for the Lord

King Solomon sent a message to Hiram king of Tyre: “You know that because of the wars waged against my father David, he could not build a temple for the Name of the Lord his God until the Lord put … Continue reading

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David and Goliath

The Philistines gathered their forces for war.  King Saul and the Israelites assembled and camped in the Valley of Elah and drew up their battle line to meet the Philistines. The Philistines occupied one hill and the Israelites another, with … Continue reading

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The parting of the Red Sea

(When Moses was an old man, God sent him to rescue the Israelites, who had become slaves in Egypt. Moses went to Pharaoh and asked him to let the Israelites go.  Pharaoh refused.  The Lord sent ten, terrible plagues on … Continue reading

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Baby Moses

(After Abraham and Sarah had their son Issac, many years passed, and Abraham’s family grew just as God had promised.  Long after Abraham had died, there was a severe drought in the land.  To provide for his special people from … Continue reading

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God promises Abraham and Sarah a son

The Lord had said to Abram (later called Abraham), “Go from your country, your people and your father’s household to the land I will show you. I will make you into a great nation, and I will bless you; I … Continue reading

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Noah’s Ark

When God created mankind, he made them in the likeness of God. He created them male and female and blessed them. After many years, the Lord saw how great the wickedness of the human race had become on the earth, … Continue reading

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Fish and Birds

And God said, “Let the water teem with living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth across the vault of the sky.” God blessed them and said, “Be fruitful and increase in number and fill the water in the … Continue reading

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The story of Ruth

Even though God had given the People of Israel the land of Canaan, they often sinned by worshiping false gods. For this, God would punish them. As a punishment, God did not send any rain to the land of Israel. … Continue reading

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God’s commandments and Jesus

God’s Commandments: And God spoke all these words (to the people of Israel in the dessert): “I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of Egypt, out of the land of slavery. “You shall have no other gods … Continue reading

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We all need a Savior

Adam & Eve are tempted Now the serpent was more crafty than any of the wild animals the Lord God had made. He said to the Eve, “Did God really say, ‘You must not eat from any tree in the … Continue reading

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