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The Story of Joseph

Joseph and his brothers Genesis 37.1-35 This is the story of Jacob’s favourite son Joseph. Joseph had two dreams and told his brothers abort them. Dreams were thought to be messages from God When Joseph explained his dreams, he was really saying. “God is speaking.” Jacob stayed on in the land of Canaan where his […]

God makes the World

In the very beginning there was God. And He was all alone. There were no people, no animal, no trees, no flowers, no land, and no sky. Just God.   God made everything. He made the sky He made the land. He planted the first garden.   He made the sun shine in the daytime. […]

Noah’s Ark

There came a time when there was only one good man in all the world, and his name was Noah. Everybody else was bad. God wanted to start over fresh. So He told Noah to build an ark. And Noah did. God told Noah to fill the animals—two of every kind. And Noah did. Noah […]

The Tower of Babel

When the world was new, everyone spoke the same language. One day, in the city of Babel, the people decided to build a tower so high it would take them up to Heaven. God thought: “Hmmm. The people think they can do anything.” So God taught the people a lesson. He gave them many different […]

Abraham

There was once a shepherd named Abraham who talked to God. One day God told Abraham to go to a new land. God said He would show the way. Abraham packed his tents, rounded up his sheep, and started off with his wife, Sarah. After many days Abraham came to the land of Canaan. God […]

Joseph and His Brothers

In the land of Canaan there lived a man who had twelve sons. His favorite was Joseph. Joseph was a good boy and very clever. God spoke to Joseph in his dreams. Joseph told his brothers about his dreams. “I dreamed,” said Joseph, “that we all had bundles of wheat. And your bundles bowed down […]

Moses

The new king of Egypt was a wicked man. He made the people from Canaan who were called Jews stay in Egypt and do all the work. He even tried to kill all of the Jewish baby boys. But God had a plan. A Jewish mother hid her baby boy in a basket and set […]

David and Goliath

David was a shepherd boy who lived in Israel. He took care of sheep. God chose David to take care of the Jewish people. David played the harp. When the king of Israel was tired of fighting in the war, he asked David to play for him. David’s music made him feel better. One day […]

Mary and Joseph

Mary was a young woman who loved God. She lived in the city of Nazareth in the land of Galilee. One day God sent an angel to visit Mary. Mary trembled. But the angel said: “Do not be afraid, Mary. God wants you to be the mother of His son, Jesus.” Jesus would be king […]

The Christmas Story

When Mary and Joseph arrived in Bethlehem, there was no place to stay. They had to sleep in a stable. That night the baby Jesus was born. They had no cradle, so they laid Jesus on the hay in a manger. Some shepherds were resting nearby with their sheep. God sent an angel to them. […]