Understand why God would not let the early church be poisoned with hypocrisy. Take a look at the Parable of the Prodigal Son, also known as the Lost Son. Jesus shocked the Samaritan woman, offering her living water so that she'd never thirst again, and changed her life forever. 0000007955 00000 n The same is true for us today. Learn a lesson about priorities through this story of Martha and Mary. Through Jesus' example we learn exactly how to fight the many temptations that Satan will throw at us and how to live victoriously over sin. Genesis 1:1-25. Moses' initial reaction was to get closer to inspect the mysterious burning bush. Popular Posts. Another major difference in our society is how few Bible stories people know. Many stories in the Bible revolve around good and evil, such as the story of the Ten Commandments that has now been adapted into a movie. Find out more here. The Day of Pentecost marked a turning point for the early Christian church. 0000001955 00000 n 0000008727 00000 n 0000011729 00000 n Creation: 27. 0000004353 00000 n Although God mercifully desired to spare these two ancient cities even for the sake of a few righteous people, none lived there. He was set upon obedience. World after the Flood: 32. Learn how the Transfiguration proved that Jesus was the fulfillment of the law and the prophets and promised Savior of the world. He felt unqualified. If we look at giant problems and impossible situations from God's perspective, we realize that God will fight for us and with us. You will learn how Samson is just like you and me in many ways. He was zeroing in on our tendency toward prejudice. 0000003093 00000 n 0000004023 00000 n Through this story we learn how sin entered the world, creating a barrier between men and God. The conversion of Paul on the Damascus Road was one of the most dramatic moments in the Bible. David's faith in God caused him to look at the giant from a different perspective. Look for regular updates including Bible Verses, Bible Stories, Christian Quotes, Christian Answers, and much more. At every turn Joshua did exactly as he was told and the people of Israel prospered under his leadership. Want to get articles like this emailed to you? Are you facing a giant problem or impossible situation? They offer basic rules of behavior for spiritual and moral living. Sold into Slavery 2. Also tucked in this story is an important lesson about God's concern for every detail of our lives. * Small stories are grouped together with other events. In fact, these mysteries are not the focus of the creation story. Bible Book Club, helps you read the Bible with your friends – one book at a time. Spectacular miracles like the Israelites crossing the Jordan River happened thousands of years ago, yet they still have meaning for Christians today. Try these…. 12 0 obj <> endobj 0000001332 00000 n <<3660F02CC83CED4DB7BC6131B4FF2109>]>> These stories go from Joshua to the Death of David. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. k]�'���V.e In the story of the woman caught in adultery Jesus silences his critics while graciously offering new life to a sinful woman in need of mercy. If God decides to get your attention in an unusual and surprising way today, will you be open to it? So, if your relationship with God has grown too scholarly or complicated, take a cue from the story of Jesus and the little children. List of stories; 1. Cain and Abel. One of the more inspirational passages in the Bible tells the story of Elijah, a wise man, yet one cursed with male pattern baldness. * The stories are accurate to Scripture * They are crafted so as to present only the simple understanding of the story. Genesis 1:26-31. After the events of the ancient world, the main emphasis is on Abraham and Moses.