Bible Story Ideas

Here's a list of Bible story suggestions you can choose from for the SabbathIdeas.org activities which require a Bible story.

Genesis
  • Creation
  • Adam and Eve and the fall of Man
  • Cain and Abel
  • Noah and the Flood
  • The tower of Babel
  • Abraham, Sarah, and the Angels
  • Sodom and Gomorrah
  • The Binding of Isaac
  • Isaac and Rebekah
  • Jacob and Esau
  • Jacob's Ladder
  • Jacob and Rachel
  • Jacob wrestles with an angel
  • Joseph's coat
  • Joseph enslaved
  • Joseph and Potiphar's wife
  • Joseph, the butler and the baker
  • Pharaoh's Dreams
  • Joseph reunites with his family

Exodus
  • Baby Moses in the Bulrushes
  • Moses' exile
  • The Burning Bush
  • Aaron's rod becomes a serpent
  • The Plagues of Egypt
  • The Passover
  • The Exodus
  • Passage of the Red Sea
  • The Ten Commandments
  • The Golden Calf
Numbers
  • The shower of quails
  • The report of the spies
  • Aaron's rod sprouts and bears fruit
  • Balaam and the Donkey
Deuteronomy
  • The Death of Moses
Joshua
  • Rahab and the Spies
  • The Fall of Jericho
  • The Sun Stands Still
Judges
  • The Sign of the Fleece
  • Gideon's Three Hundred
  • Samson and the Foxes, Lion and City Gates
  • Samson and Delilah
  • The Death of Samson
1 & 2 Samuel
  • David and Goliath (5 stones)
  • David and Jonathan
  • David and Bathsheba
1 & 2 Kings
  • The Wisdom of Solomon
  • Solomon builds the Temple
  • The Queen of Sheba
  • Elijah on Mount Carmel
  • Elijah Taken up to Heaven
  • The Healing of Naaman
Jonah
  • Jonah and the Big Fish
  • Jonah and the withering vine
Job
  • The trials of Job
Ruth
  • Boaz and Ruth
Esther
  • Esther and Mordechai
Daniel
  • Nebuchadnezzar's Dream
  • Daniel in the lions' den
  • The Fiery Furnace
  • The writing on the wall
Gospels
  • Birth of John the Baptist
  • Birth of Jesus
  • The shepherds
  • Star of Bethlehem
  • Adoration of the Magi
  • Flight into Egypt
  • Massacre of the Innocents
  • Finding Jesus in the Temple
  • John the Baptist
  • Baptism of Jesus
  • Temptation of Jesus
  • Marriage at Cana
  • Jesus & Nicodemus
  • Temple Cleansing
  • The Growing Seed
  • Calling of the disciples of Jesus
  • Miraculous draught of fishes
  • Beatitudes
  • Young Man from Nain
  • The Two Debtors
  • The Lamp under a Bushel
  • Parable of the Good Samaritan
  • The Friend at Night
  • The Rich Fool
  • Samaritan Woman at the Well
  • The Wise and the Foolish Builders
  • Cleansing a leper
  • The Centurion's Servant
  • Calming the storm
  • Paralytic at Capernaum
  • New Wine into Old Wineskins
  • Daughter of Jairus
  • The Bleeding Woman
  • Commissioning the twelve Apostles
  • Paralytic at Bethesda
  • Man with withered Hand
  • The Lord's Prayer
  • Healing the blind and mute man
  • Parable of the strong man
  • Eternal sin
  • Parable of the Sower
  • The Birds of Heaven
  • The Tares
  • The Barren Fig Tree
  • An Infirm Woman
  • Parable of the Mustard Seed
  • The Leaven
  • Parable of the Pearl
  • Drawing in the Net
  • The Hidden Treasure
  • Beheading of St. John the Baptist
  • Feeding the 5000 - (5 loves 2 fish - 12 baskets leftover)
  • Feeding the 4000 - (7 loaves and a few fish - 7 baskets leftover)
  • Walking on water
  • Blind Man of Bethsaida
  • Confession of Peter
  • Transfiguration of Jesus
  • Coin in the fish's mouth
  • The Little Children and Jesus
  • The Lost Sheep
  • The Unforgiving Servant
  • The Lost Coin
  • Parable of the Prodigal Son
  • The Unjust Steward
  • Rich man and Lazarus
  • The Master and Servant
  • Cleansing ten lepers
  • The Unjust Judge
  • Jesus and the rich young man
  • Jesus and the woman taken in adultery
  • The Workers in the Vineyard
  • Raising of Lazarus
  • Jesus and Zacchaeus
  • Palm Sunday
  • Cursing the fig tree
  • Render unto Caesar what is Caesar's
  • Widow's mite
  • The Budding Fig Tree
  • The Faithful Servant
  • The Ten Virgins
  • The Talents or Minas
  • The Sheep and the Goats
  • Anointing of Jesus
  • Bargain of Judas
  • The Grain of Wheat
  • Last Supper
  • Promising a Paraclete
  • Gethsemane
  • The kiss of Judas
  • Healing the ear of a servant
  • Arrest of Jesus
  • Sanhedrin Trial of Jesus
  • Crucifixion of Jesus
  • Myrrhbearers
  • Empty tomb
  • Resurrection of Jesus
  • Road to Emmaus appearance
  • Resurrected Jesus appears to Apostles
  • Great Commission
  • Doubting Thomas
  • Catch of 153 fish
  • Ascension of Jesus
Acts
  • Ascension
  • Matthias replaced Judas
  • The Day of Pentecost
  • Ananias and Sapphira
  • Seven Greeks appointed
  • The Stoning of Stephen
  • Paul's Conversion of the Road to Damascus
  • Peter's vision of a sheet with animals
  • Conversion of Cornelius
  • Paul and Barnabas' missionary journeys
  • Paul's missionary journey
Revelation
  • John addresses the seven churches
  • The four creatures
  • Seven seals
  • Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
  • Seven trumpets
  • John measures the temple of God,   
  • A woman clothed in the sun
  • The beasts
  • The Woman dressed in purple and scarlet
  • Babylon falls
  • The white horse
  • Jesus Second Coming
  • The Saints who died are resurrected
  • Satan is bound in the Abyss for a thousand years
  • Satan is released to deceive the nations
  • Satan is thrown into the Lake of Fire forever
  • The wicked dead are resurrected and judged
  • Earth is Cleansed
  • A new heaven and a new earth