Rahab in the Bible: Profile, Story and Lessons

by Crystal McDowell
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Have you ever watched a movie with a brave hero or heroine? I’m always drawn to that deciding moment when they weigh their choices—sacrifice or submit. They could sacrifice their lives or they could submit to fear. Rahab’s story is one of sacrifice, redemption, and hope for each of us who want to be that […]

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Story of Abraham from the Bible: Life and Lessons

by Robert Driskell
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Abraham is a man whose character looms large in the history of Islam, Judaism, and Christianity. Abraham plays an important part in each of these religions. He is seen as a holy prophet in Islam. Judaism considered him the ‘father’ of their religion. In Christianity, it is through Abraham’s lineage that the Savior of the […]

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Baptism of Jesus: Bible Story and Importance

by David Peach
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The story of the baptism of Jesus can be found in three of the four Gospels: Matthew, Mark and Luke . The book of John talks about the baptism in chapter 1, but does not give any details to the actual event. Each telling of the story involves only a few verses, yet so much […]

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Ascension of Jesus: Bible Story and Significance

by David Peach
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The main events surrounding the ascension of Jesus are found in Acts chapter 1. There are also comments in the Gospels we can read which give more information about the event. When Jesus died, many of His promises could have been considered lies. The apostles certainly could not see how He would rule the world […]

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Jesus Walks On Water: Bible Story and Lesson

by David Peach
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The story of Jesus walking on the water is a favorite one to tell to children in a Sunday School class, but it is also probably one of the stories we remember with fondness into our adult years. This story can be found in Matthew 14, Mark 6 and John 6. Let’s look at this […]

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John the Baptist: Bible Profile and Story

by Robert Driskell
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John the Baptist is a familiar name from the Bible. We know from the New Testament Gospels that Jesus’ mother, Mary, and John’s mother, Elizabeth, were related; probably cousins (Luke 1:36a).  This would make Jesus and John related in the same manner (i.e. cousins).  John was born six months before Jesus was born (Luke 1:36b).  Let us look […]

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The Conversion of Paul: Bible Story Summary and Application

by Robert Driskell
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The apostle Paul wrote a large percentage of the New Testament.  God used Paul to record many of the doctrines and teachings Christians live by.  Who was this Paul?  How did he become God’s servant and scribe?  Paul’s original Hebrew name was Saul.  He was not one of the original twelve disciples; apparently, he never […]

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Jesus Feeds 5000: Bible Story Summary and Application

by Robert Driskell
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The story of Jesus miraculously feeding five thousand men, plus whatever family members were with them, is found in all four Gospels.  This should cause us to recognize that God must have an important message for us within these passages.  This story is more than just a story about eating; it is more than just […]

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Daniel In The Den Of Lions Bible Story Summary

by David Peach
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One of the most loved stories from the Old Testament is the story of Daniel in the Lion’s Den. The whole story of Daniel starts when he was just a young boy. However, by the time Daniel was cast into the lion’s den he was an old man. Many things happened in Daniel’s life, but […]

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Adam and Eve Bible Story Summary

by David Peach
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On the sixth day of creation God created all the land animals and humans. The story of Adam and Eve happens in Genesis chapter 2 and 3. Their creation is the focus of chapter 2 with their fall and punishment in chapter 3. Take some time to grab a Bible and read these two chapters […]

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