North Suburban Mennonite Church | Libertyville, Illinois
North Suburban Mennonite Church | Libertyville, Illinois
North Suburban Mennonite Church | Libertyville, Illinois

Key Bible Stories

OLD TESTAMENT

God creates the world and human beings
Genesis 1:1-25
God creates human beings
Genesis 1:26 - 2
Adam and Eve disobey God
Genesis 3
Cain and Abel
Genesis 4:1-16
Noah builds an Art
Genesis 6:5 - 7:16
The flood
Genesis 7:17 - 8:17
The promise of the rainbow
Genesis 8:18 - 9:17
The tower of Babel
Genesis 11:1-9
God calls Abram
Genesis 12
Abram and Lot
Genesis 13 - 14
God makes a covenant with Abram and gives him the name Abraham
Genesis 15
Abraham and Hagar and Ishmael
Genesis 16
Abraham, Sarah, and Isaac
Genesis 17, 18:1-15, 21:1-7
God's judgment on Sodom and Gomorrah
Genesis 18:16 - 19:29
God tests Abraham
Genesis 22
A wife for Isaac
Genesis 24
Jacob and Esau
Genesis 25:19-34, 27-28
Jacob marries Leah and Rachel
Genesis 29
Jacob wrestles with God
Genesis 32 - 33
Joseph and the coat of many colors
Genesis 37
Joseph sold as a slave in Egypt
Genesis 39:1-20
Joseph in prison
Genesis 39:21 - 41:40
Joseph in charge of Egypt
Genesis 41:41-57
Joseph reunited with his brothers
Genesis 42
Joseph hides a cup in Benjamin's sack
Genesis 43 - 45:24
Joseph reveals himself and Jacob moves to Egypt
Genesis 45 - 47
Moses' birth
Exodus 1 - 2:10
Moses flees to Midian
Exodus 2:11-25
Moses and the burning bush—God calling Moses
Exodus 3 - 4
God sends Moses to Pharoah
Exodus 5 - 7:7
God sends plagues on Egypt
Exodus 7:14 - 11:10
The Passover and Israel's exodus from Egypt
Exodus 12 - 13:16
Israel crosses the Red Sea
Exodus 13:17 - 14
God provides for Israel with manna and quail
Exodus 16
God gives Moses the Ten Commandments
Exodus 19 - 20
God commands Israel to make a house for him
Exodus 25 - 30
God brings his people into the promised land
Joshua 1 - 4
The battle of Jericho
Joshua 5:13 - 6
Israel disobeys God and is defeated
Joshua 7 - 8
Living in the land—rescued by Deborah
Judges 4
Gideon
Judges 6 - 7
Samson
Judges 13 - 16
Naomi and Ruth
Ruth 1
Ruth meets Boaz
Ruth 2 - 3
Boaz marries Ruth
Ruth 4
Hannah prays for a son
1 Samuel 1
God speaks to Samuel
1 Samuel 3
Samuel the judge
1 Samuel 4, 7:3-17
Israel asks for a king
1 Samuel 8
Saul
1 Samuel 9 - 11, 15
Samuel anoints David
1 Samuel 16
David and Goliath
1 Samuel 17
David and Jonathan
1 Samuel 18 - 19:7, 1 Samuel 20
David and Saul
1 Samuel 19, 22 - 27
David the King
2 Samuel 5 - 10
David and Bathsheba
2 Samuel 11 - 12
The wisdom of King Solomon
1 Kings 3
Solomon builds the temple
1 Kings 5 - 9
Elijah on Mount Carmel and the prophets of Baal
1 Kings 18 - 19
Elisha and the widow of Shunammite
2 Kings 4
Amos
2 Kings 14:23-29, Amos 1-9
Jonah
Jonah 1 - 4
The capture of Jerusalem
Jeremiah 28 - 31
Daniel taken to Babylon in exile—refuses the king's food
Daniel 1
Daniel interprets the king's dream
Daniel 2
Saved from the fiery furnace
Daniel 3
Daniel in the lion's den
Daniel 6
Esther becomes queen and saves her people
Esther 1-10
The rebuilding of the Temple
Ezra 1 - 6:15
Nehemiah rebuilds the wall of Jerusalem
Nehemiah 1 - 6

 

NEW TESTAMENT

The Angel Gabriel visits Mary
Luke 1: 26-39
Zacharias and Elizabeth
Luke 1: 5-22. 40-79
Mary and Joseph travel to Bethlehem
Luke 2: 1-7
The birth of Jesus and the Shepherds hear the good news
Luke 2: 8-17
King Herod and the wise men
Matthew 2: 1-12
Mary, Joseph, and Jesus go to Egypt
Matthew 2: 13-16
Return to Nazareth
Matthew 2: 19-23
Jesus at 12 in the Temple
Luke 2: 41-51
John the Baptist prepares the way for Jesus
Matthew 3: 1-12; Mark 1: 1-8; Luke 3: 1-20
Jesus baptized by John and the coming of the Spirit on Jesus
Matthew 3: 13-17; Mark 1: 9-11; Luke 3: 21-22
Jesus tempted in the desert by the devil
Matthew 4: 1-11; Mark 1: 12-13; Luke 4: 1-13
Jesus calls his disciples
Matthew 4: 18-22; Mark 1: 16-20, 3: 16-19; John 1: 43-51
Jesus and the Sermon on the Mount
Matthew 5 – 7; Luke 6
Jesus turns water into wine at a wedding in Cana
John 2:1-12
Jesus heals a man with leprosy
Matthew 8: 1-4; Mark 1: 40-44; Luke 5: 12-14
Jesus forgives and heals a paralyzed man
Matthew 9: 1-8; Mark 2: 3-12; Luke 5: 18-26
The faith of a centurion
Matthew 8: 5-13; Luke 7: 1-10
Jesus and Nicodemus
John 3: 1-21
Jesus and the Samaritan woman
John 4: 1-42
Jesus heals the son of an official
John 4: 43-54
Jesus heals at the Pool of Bethesda
John 5: 1-15
Jesus sends out the Twelve
Matthew 10: 1-33; Mark 6: 7-13; Luke 9: 1-6
Jesus teaches in parables – The parable of the sower
Matthew 13: 1-23; Mark 4: 1-9; Luke 8: 4-15
The parable of the mustard seed and the yeast
Matthew 13: 31-35; Mark 4: 30-32; Luke 13: 18-21
The parables of the treasure and the pearl
Matthew 13: 44-45
Jesus feeds the five thousand
Matthew 14: 13-21; Mark 6: 31-44; Luke 9: 10-17; John 6: 1-14
Jesus heals a demon-possessed boy
Matthew 17: 14-18, 22-23; Mark 9: 14-27, 30-32; Luke 9: 37-45
Jesus walks on the water, Peter's faith, and Jesus calms the storm
Matthew 14: 22-33; Mark 6: 45-51; John 6: 16-21
The Good Samaritan
Luke 10: 25-37
The Prodigal Son
Luke 15: 11-32
Jesus and the children
Mark 10: 13-16; Luke 18: 15-17
Jesus and the rich young ruler
Matthew 19: 16-22; Mark 10: 17-22; Luke 18: 18-23
Peter declares that Jesus is the Messiah
Matthew 16: 13-16; Mark 8: 27-29; Luke 9: 18-20
Jesus predicts his death
Matthew 16: 21-28; Mark 8: 31-9:1; Luke 9: 22-27
Jesus' transfiguration
Matthew 17: 1-13; Mark 9: 2-13; Luke 9: 28-36
A parable about forgiveness – the unmerciful servant
Matthew 18: 21-35
Jesus and Zacchaeus the tax collector
Luke 19: 1-10
Jesus triumphal entry into Jerusalem
Matthew 21: 1-12; Mark 11: 1-11; Luke 19: 29-44
The cleansing of the Temple
Matthew 21: 12-17; Mark 11: 15-18; Luke 19: 45-48
The sheep and the goats
Matthew 25: 31-46
Jesus anointed at Bethany
Matthew 26: 6-13; Mark 14: 3-9
The Last Supper
Matthew 26: 17-30; Mark 14: 12-25; Luke 22: 7-20
Jesus washes his disciples' feet
John 13: 1-17
Jesus predicts his betrayal
John 13: 18-30
Jesus predicts Peter's denial
Matthew 26: 33-35; Mark 14: 29-31; Luke 22: 32, 34; John 12: 36-38
Jesus promises the coming of the Holy Spirit
John 14: 15-31
Jesus praying in the Garden of Gethsemane
Matthew 26: 36-46; Mark 14: 32-42; Luke 22: 40-46
Jesus betrayed by Judas and arrested
Matthew 26: 47-56; Mark 14: 43-50; Luke 22: 47-53
Jesus on trial
Matthew 26: 57-68; Mark 14: 53-65
Peter denies Jesus
Matthew 26: 69-75; Mark 14: 66-72; Luke 22: 52-62; John 18: 16-18, 25-27
Jesus crucified
Matthew 27: 33-44; Mark 15: 22-32; Luke 23: 33-43; John 19: 17-24
The death and burial of Jesus
Matthew 27: 45-66; Mark 15: 33-47; Luke 23: 44-56; John 19: 29-30, 38-42
Jesus' resurrection
Matthew 28: 1-15; Mark 16: 1-8; Luke 24: 1-10; John 20: 1-8
Jesus appears to his disciples
Luke 24: 13-49; John 20: 19-29
Jesus and the big catch of fish
John 21: 1-25
The Great Commission and Jesus' ascension
Matthew 28: 16-20; Luke 24: 50-53; Acts 1: 1-11
The Church is born – The Day of Pentecost
Acts 2: 1-47
Peter and John heal a beggar
Acts 3: 1-10
Peter preaches to onlookers
Acts 3: 11-26
Peter and John on trial
Acts 4: 1-22
Ananias and Sapphira
Acts 5: 1-11
The apostles are persecuted
Acts 5: 17-42
Stephen
Acts 7: 1-60
The Church is persecuted and scattered
Acts 8: 1-25
Philip and the Ethiopian
Acts 8: 26-40
The conversion of Saul
Acts 9: 1-31
Peter and Cornelius
Acts 10: 1-48
Peter's escape from prison
Acts 12: 1-19
Barnabas and Saul sent out in mission
Acts 13: 1-52
The Council at Jerusalem
Acts 15: 1-35
Paul and Barnabas split up
Acts 15: 41
Timothy joins Paul and Silas
Acts 16: 1-5
The conversion of Lydia
Acts 16: 6-15
Paul and Silas in prison
Acts 16: 16-40
Paul in Athens
Acts 17: 16-34
Paul in Corinth
Acts 18: 1-17
Priscilla, Aquila and Apollos
Acts 18: 18-28
Paul in Ephesus
Acts 19: 1-41
Paul's arrest in Jerusalem
Acts 21: 1 – 36
Paul speaks to the crowd
Acts 21: 37 – 22: 21
Paul on trial
Acts 22: 22- 23: 35
Paul before the Roman authorities – Felix, Festus and King Agrippa
Acts 24: 26: 32
Paul sails to Rome
Acts 27: 1-12
The storm and shipwreck
Acts 27: 13 – 28: 10
Paul in Rome
Acts 28: 11-31
John receives a vision on the island of Patmos
Revelation 1: 1-20
Jesus' return
Revelation 19: 11-20: 15
The new heaven and the new earth
Revelation 21: 1- 22: 5