Bible Stories: Old Testament


OLD TESTAMENT BIBLE STORIES

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In the Beginning–Genesis 1:1-31

Garden of Eden—Genesis 2:1-10; 15-25

The Serpent—Genesis 3:1-24

Cain and Abel—Genesis 4:1-16

Seth—Genesis 4:25-26; 5:1-8; opt: 5: 9-32

Noah—Genesis 6:5-22

Ark and Animals—Genesis 7:1-16

The Flood—Genesis 7:17-24; 8:1-5

The Raven and the Dove—Gen. 8:6-22

God’s Promise—Gen. 9:1-17

The Sons of Noah—Gen. 9:18-29

The Tower of Babel—Gen. 11:1-9

Abram—Gen. 12:1-9

Journey to Egypt—Gen. 12:10-20

Abram and Lot—Gen. 13:1-18

Lot is Captured in War—Gen. 14:11-16

Melchizedek—Gen. 14:17-24

Promise to Abram—Gen. 15:1-18

Sarai and Hagar—Gen. 16:1-16

Covenant—Gen. 17:1-14

New Names—Gen. 17:15-27

Three Holy Men—Gen. 18:1-15

(opt.) Sodom, Gomorrah—Gen. 18:16-33

Pillar of Salt—Gen. 19:1-7; 9-29

The Old Mother—Gen. 21:1-21

Abraham’s Test—Gen. 22:1-13

(opt.) The Death of Sarah—Gen. 23:1-20

The Servant’s Task—Gen. 24:1-9

Watering the Camels—Gen. 24:10-28

Rebecca’s Family—Gen. 24:29-51

Rebecca’s Journey—Gen. 24:52-67

(opt.) Death of Abraham—Gen. 25:1-11

Birthright for Pottage—Gen. 25:19-34

(opt.) Isaac—Gen. 26:1-6; 12-14; 23-25

The Stolen Blessing—Gen. 27:1-29

Esau—Gen. 27:30-46

(opt.) Jacob’s Ladder—Gen. 28:1-5; 10-22

Rachel at the Well—Gen. 29:1-14

The Other Sister—Gen. 29:15-35

More Wives—Gen. 30:1-13; 17-21

Rachel’s Baby—Gen. 30:22-32, 43

Jacob Departs—Gen. 31:1-7; 14-21

The Pursuit—Gen. 31:22-26; 30-35

The Brothers—Gen. 32:3, 6-7, 11; 33:1-12

An Altar—Gen. 35:1-7, 10-15

Deaths in the Family—Gen. 35:16-20; 23-29

Coat of Many Colors—Gen. 37:1-36

Joseph in Egypt—Gen. 39:1-9, 13-23

Interpreter of Dreams—Gen.-40:1-23

Pharaoh’s Dreams—Gen. 41:1-13

Joseph’s Interpretation—G. 41:14-16; 25-45

A Ruler in Egypt—Gen. 41:46-57

Famine—Gen. 42:1-20

Famine, cont.—Gen. 42:21-38

Brothers Return to Egypt—Gen. 43:1-14

Return, cont.—Gen. 43:15-34

The Silver Cup—Gen. 44:1-34

The Lost Brother—Gen. 45:1-28

Moving to Egypt—Gen. 46:1-7; 28-34

Land of Goshen—Gen. 47:1-13; 20-31

Joseph’s Sons—Gen. 48:1-6; 8-22

Farewell—Gen. 49:1-2, 28-33; 50:1-9, 12-13

Joseph’s End—Gen. 50:14-26

No More Sons—Exo. 1:1-22

Baby Moses—Exo. 2:1-10

Moses Flees Egypt—Exo. 2:11-25

Burning Bush—Exo. 3:1-22

Moses and the Lord Speak—Exo. 4:1-17

Moses Leaves Midian—Exo. 4:18-23; 27-31

Let My People Go—Exo. 5:1-23

Jehovah—Exo. 6:1-13

River of Blood—Exo. 7:1-25

Frogs, Lice and Flies—Exo. 8:1-32

Dead Cattle and Boils—Exo. 9:1-21

Hail and Fire—Exo. 9:22-35

Locusts—Exo. 10:1-20

Darkness—Exo. 10:21-29

The First Passover—Exo. 12:3-15, 21-28

Leaving—Exo. 12:29-42, 50-51; 13:21-22

Parting the Red Sea—Exo. 14:5-31

Manna—Exo. 16:1-31, 35

(opt.) Jethro—Exo. 18:1-27

Ten Commandments—Exo. 20:1-17

Stone Tablets—Exo. 24:12-18; 31:18

A Golden Calf—Exo. 32:1-7; 15-20; 26-35

New Tablets—Exo. 34:1-6; 10; 27-35

The Journey—Numbers 10:11-13; 33-36

(opt.) Miriam’s Murmuring—Num. 12:1-16

Water from a Rock—Num. 20:1-18

(opt.) A Talking Donkey—Num. 22:1-38

Joshua—Num. 27:12-23

Love the Lord—Deuteronomy 6:1-7; 17-25

Good Courage—Deut. 31:1-3; 6-8;14-15; 23

Moses Dies—Deut. 34:1-12

Joshua Leads Israel—Joshua 1:1-9

Spies in Jericho—Joshua 2:1-24

Crossing Jordan—Jsh 3:7,14-17;4:4-11;14-18

Fall of Jericho—Joshua 6:12-27

Be Courageous—Joshua 23:1-11; 24:29

Gideon—Judges 6:1-3; 6-16; 22-31; 36-40

The Small Army—Judges 7:1-8; 13-22

Lord Shall Rule—Judges 8:22-23; 32-35

Samson is Born—Judges 13:1-7; 24

Samson and Delilah—Judges 16: 1-31

Ruth Comes to Bethlehem—Ruth 1: 1-22

The Gleaner—Ruth 2:1-23

Ruth and Boaz—Ruth 3:1-18

Ruth Marries—Ruth 4:1-17

Hannah’s Son—Samuel 1:1-2; 7-28

Samuel Serves—Samuel 2:18-21, 26.

Lord Calls Samuel—Samuel 3:1-14

Samuel’s Vision—Samuel 3:15-21

Make Us a King—Samuel 8:1-10; 18-22

Saul—Samuel 9:1-8; 10-14

The Seer—Samuel 9:15-19; 25-27

King Saul—Sam 10:1-2; 6-7; 9-17; 24-27; 11:15

Jonathan—Samuel 14:1; 6-20; 23

Honey—Samuel 14: 24-30; 36-39;43-45

Kingdom Torn—Sam. 15:10-11; 24-31; 34-35

Samuel Anoints David—Samuel 16:1-13

The Harp Player—Samuel 16:14-23

Goliath—Samuel 17:1-11

David—Samuel 17:12-31

David and Goliath—Samuel 17:32-58

Best Buds—Samuel 18:1-16

David’s Flight—Samuel 19:1-10

The Signal—Samuel 20:16-42

David’s Army—Samuel 22:1-2; 23:1-5

(opt) Saul Chases David—Samuel 23:13-29

Meeting in a Cave—Samuel 24:1-12; 16-22

The End of Saul—Samuel 31:1-13

King David—2 Samuel 2:1-4; 5:1-4; 9-12

Bathsheba—2 Samuel 11:1-17; 26-27

David’s Lesson and the Birth of Solomon—2

Samuel 12:1-24

Solomon Becomes King—Kings 1:1, 5, 10-18;20-37

David Dies—Kings 2:1-4;10-12

The Gift of Wisdom—Kings 3:1-15

The Judgment—Kings 3:16-28

Building the Temple—Kings 5:1-7; 17-18; 6:1-2; 11-14; 37-38

Ark and the Temple—Kings 8:1; 3-6; 9-13

The Queen of Sheba—Kings 10:1-10, 13

Solomon’s Downfall—Kings 11:4, 6, 9-13

Jeroboam—Kings 11:26-31, 34-40, 42-43

Elijah—Kings 17 (all)

The Challenge—Kings 18:1-9; 13-46

Still Small Voice—Kings 19

The Vineyard—Kings 21

Fire from Heaven—2 Kings 1

Elijah is Translated—2 Kings 2

A Pot of Oil—2 Kings 4:1-7

Seven Sneezes—2 Kings 4:8-37

Naaman, the Syrian—2 Kings 5

(opt.) Taken Captive—2 Kings 17:6-23

Hezekiah—2 Kings 18:1-8; 19:15-19; 32-36

Longer Life—2 Kings 20:1-7

Captivity is Prophesied—2 Kings 20:14-21

(opt.) Book of Law—2 Kings 22

Return to Righteousness—2 Kings 23:1-4; 14;       21-27

Nebuchadnezzar—2 Kings 24:10-20

Jerusalem Destroyed—2 Kings 25:8-21

(opt.) King Cyrus—Ezra 1

(opt.) Rejoicing—Ezra 3

Darius—Ezra 6:14-22

The Queen’s Refusal—Esther 1

A New Queen—Esther 2

The Decree—Esther 3

Brave Esther—Esther 4

The Gallows—Esther 5

Haman’s Shame—Esther 6

Haman’s Plot—Esther 7

Mordecai—Esther 8

Job—Job 1

Illness—Job 2:10

Job’s Blessings—Job 42:1-6; 10-17

The Lord is my Shepherd—Psalm 23

Make a Joyful Noise—Psalm 100

A Quiver Full—Psalm 127

Some Proverbs: 3:5-6; 3:13; 15:1;17:17; 18:24; 22:6; 23:7; 30:5

(opt.) A Virtuous Woman Proverbs 31:10-31

There is a Season—Ecclesiastes 3:1-8

(opt.) Messiah is Foretold—Isaiah 9:6-7

Daniel’s Food—Daniel 1:1-21

Nebuchadnezzar’s Dream—Daniel 2:1,

16-20,24-30, 46-49

Into a Furnace—Daniel 3:4-6,8-14, 16-30

Daniel in the Den of Lions—Daniel 6

Jonah and the Whale—Jonah Chapters 1-3

Tithing—Malachi 3:8-12

This list was compiled by Penny Gardner.

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