Bible Stories

There is a good deal in the Bible that a child cannot understand, and the queer names make it very hard reading. The aim is to tell the story simply, and in Bible language, so that the children can read it themselves, and learn to love and prize it as the best of all books.

David and Saul

While Saul was yet king, the Philistines came forth once more to fight the children of Israel. And Saul and his men went out to meet them. There were two high hills on each side of a deep vale, and from these two hills the foemen fought. The Philistines had on their side a man …

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Samuel – The Man of God

When Eli died, Samuel was made a judge in Israel. And he went from place to place to teach men the law. And as the ark had not been brought back to Shiloh, Samuel built an altar in his own house and served God there. The children of Israel set up strange gods, and the …

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The Story of Job

There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job. He was a good man and tried to do all that was right in the sight of the Lord. And God gave him ten children: seven boys and three girls. He gave Job great wealth, too, so that there was no man …

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Saul of Tarsus

Saul was the great agent in the first persecution of the Church of God was well educated in the learning of the times, and one of the most strict of the sect of the Pharisees. He was born in the Roman city Tarsus, and enjoyed the privilege of a free citizen of Rome, which gave …

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The Great Commission

After the resurrection of our Savior, he appeared several times to his disciples. He strengthened them in the walk of faith; enlarged their power and commission; declaring to them, that all power was given to him in heaven and earth. Therefore he commanded them to go through all the world, and preach the Gospel to …

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The Crucifixion of Jesus

Our blessed Savior, having passed a life of piety and virtue, amply illustrated by the doctrines he had taught and practised, and the benefits rendered mankind, was at length betrayed by Judas Iscariot into the hands of the Jewish High Priest and Council, whose hatred and malice against him were without bounds, as the truths …

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The Early Life of Jesus

Nearly six thousand years ago the first man and the first woman were formed, out of the dust of the ground. Their names were Adam and Eve. They were placed in a very pleasant and beautiful garden, called Eden, where they had every thing they could wish; and were permitted by God to eat of …

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The Story of Ruth and Boaz

It came to pass, in the days when the judges ruled, that there was a famine in the land. And a certain man of Bethlehem-judah went to sojourn in the country of Moab—he and his wife and his two sons. And the name of the man was Elimelech, and the name of his wife Naomi, …

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