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 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 Last Supper Bible Story: Lesson, Summary and Study

1 Corinthians 11

What can we learn from the Last Supper?  What is it called that?  What significance does this have with the church today?The Last Supper The Bible never calls the Lord’s Supper the “Last Supper.” That is a human invention and likely comes from the famous painting by Leonardo da Vinci where the disciples were seated with Christ and partaking of the bread and the wine during the Passover Meal. If anything, we could call it “The Passover Meal” because that’s what it was.  There are so many misc … [Read more...]

Jonah and the Whale Bible Story: Lesson, Summary and Study

Jonah and The Whale Bible Story

What can we learn from Jonah and the account of the fish?  Was it a whale that swallowed Jonah?  Is there something that we can use from Jonah and apply it to today?Who was Jonah? Second Kings 14:25 refers to him as a “servant Jonah the son of Amittai, the prophet, who was of Gath-hepher” which was an ancient border town of Israel.  Jonah’s name is Hebrew and means “dove” or “peace.”  Jonah was to be a reluctant messenger of God who at first ran from God’s will only to discover that there is … [Read more...]