5 Bible Stories to Teach To Young Children

Bible Stories For Children

What five Bible stories would be good to each young children?  What specifically can we impart to them that they can carry with them for the rest of their lives?The Prodigal Son The Parable of the Prodigal Son is one of the tenderest stories in the Bible.  The story is told in Luke 15:11-32 and has the younger son coming to his father and asking for his inheritance ahead of time.  This is essentially telling his father “I wish you were dead.  Give me my inheritance now.”  The father gives hi … [Read more...]

5 Great New Testament Bible Stories

What are five great New Testament stories?  What story is among your favorites?   Here are five stories with lessons that we should learn.The Woman Caught in AdulteryJohn 8:3-6 “The scribes and the Pharisees brought a woman who had been caught in adultery, and placing her in the midst they said to him, “Teacher, this woman has been caught in the act of adultery.  Now in the Law Moses commanded us to stone such women. So what do you say?”  This they said to test him, that they might have s … [Read more...]

5 Great Old Testament Bible Stories

The Bible is full of inspiring accounts of actual historical events.  Which are five of the greatest Old Testament Bible stories?  What one would you include?The Fiery FurnaceDaniel 3:11-12 “King Nebuchadnezzar made a decree that  “whoever does not fall down and worship shall be cast into a burning fiery furnace.  There are certain Jews whom you have appointed over the affairs of the province of Babylon: Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego. These men, O king, pay no attention to you; they do … [Read more...]

5 Great Lessons From the Book of Proverbs

Lessons From Proverbs

The Book of Proverbs contains many valuable lessons for the believer.  What are 5 of the greatest lessons we can glean from the wisdom literature.The Beginning of WisdomProverbs 1:7 “The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and instruction.”The very beginning of wisdom is not necessarily Bible study, hearing sermons, or attending Sunday school but fearing the Lord.  This fear is not the kind of fear of being struck dead but one of reverential fear, … [Read more...]

The Day the Sun Stood Still In The Bible

The Day The Sun Stood Still In The Bible

When Israel battled the Amorites, Joshua prayed to God to prolong the daylight and God answered his prayer.  This amazing story is about the power of God in the day the sun stood still.God Answers Joshua’s PrayerJoshua 10:12-14 “At that time Joshua spoke to the Lord in the day when the Lord gave the Amorites over to the sons of Israel, and he said in the sight of Israel. “Sun, stand still at Gibeon, and moon, in the Valley of Aijalon.”And the sun stood still, and the moon stopped, until t … [Read more...]

Summary of the Book of James

Summary Of The Book Of James

What is the purpose behind the Book of James?  What was the reason for James writing it?  Here is a brief survey or summary of the Book of James.Who was James? The author of the Book of James was likely James, the half-brother of Jesus.  Imagine growing up with Jesus and His never doing anything wrong or never sinning.  It must have certainly drove Jesus’ brothers and sisters a bit crazy.  It was only after Jesus death and resurrection that James repented and trusted in Christ.  Before he wa … [Read more...]


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