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Jesus calms a storm

Jesus is asleep in the back of a boat when a violent storm strikes. (Matthew 8:23-27, Mark 4:35-41, Luke 8:22-25)

Jesus is asleep in the back of a boat when a violent storm strikes.

Matthew 8:23-27, Mark 4:35-41, Luke 8:22-25

Contributed by LUMO project

Jesus and Lazarus: Part 1

Jesus is told that Lazarus is seriously ill but deliberately delays setting off to visit him. (John 11:1-16)

Jesus is told that Lazarus is seriously ill but deliberately delays setting off to visit him.

John 11:1-16

Contributed by LUMO project

Jesus and Lazarus: Part 2

Jesus travels to see Mary and Martha then calls Lazarus to come out of the tomb. (John 11:17-44)

Jesus travels to see Mary and Martha then calls Lazarus to come out of the tomb.

John 11:17-44

Contributed by LUMO project

Jesus and Lazarus: Part 3

When news of the resurrection of Lazarus reaches Jerusalem, the Chief Priests plot to kill Jesus. (John 11:45-12:2)

When news of the resurrection of Lazarus reaches Jerusalem, the Chief Priests plot to kill Jesus.

John 11:45-12:2

Contributed by LUMO project

Matthew is invited to follow Jesus

Jesus invites Matthew the tax collector to follow Him. (Matthew 9:9-13)

Jesus invites Matthew the tax collector to follow Him.

Matthew 9:9-13

Contributed by LUMO project

Picking corn on the Sabbath

The Pharisees criticise the disciples for picking corn on the Sabbath. (Luke 6:1-5)

The Pharisees criticise the disciples for picking corn on the Sabbath.

Luke 6:1-5

Contributed by LUMO project

Jesus chooses twelve disciples to be apostles

Jesus chooses twelve men as His disciples and apostles. (Matthew 10:2-4, Mark 3:13-19, Luke 6:12-16)

Jesus chooses twelve men as His disciples and apostles.

Matthew 10:2-4, Mark 3:13-19, Luke 6:12-16

Contributed by LUMO project

The widow who gave two mites

A widow gives everything she has to God. (Mark 12:41-44, Luke 21:1-4)

A widow gives everything she has to God.

Mark 12:41-44, Luke 21:1-4

Contributed by LUMO project

Bribery of those guarding Jesus' tomb

The soldiers guarding Jesus' tomb are bribed not to reveal His resurrection. (Matthew 27:62-66, 28:1-15)

The soldiers guarding Jesus' tomb are bribed not to reveal His resurrection.

Matthew 27:62-66, 28:1-15

Contributed by LUMO project

Jesus appears to two disciples walking to Emmaus

Jesus appears to two disciples and explains from Scripture that the Messiah had to suffer. (Luke 24:13-35)

Jesus appears to two disciples and explains from Scripture that the Messiah had to suffer.

Luke 24:13-35

Contributed by LUMO project

Jesus ascends to heaven

After many appearances to His disciples over 40 days, Jesus ascends to heaven. (Acts 1:1-14)

After many appearances to His disciples over 40 days, Jesus ascends to heaven.

Acts 1:1-14

Contributed by LUMO project

Illustrated stories

Jesus goes to a wedding

When the wine runs out at a wedding Jesus comes up with a miraculous solution. (John 2:1-11)

When the wine runs out at a wedding Jesus comes up with a miraculous solution.

John 2:1-11

Contributed by Lambsongs: Jill Kemp and Richard Gunther

Jesus at a wedding in Cana

When the wine runs out at a wedding, Jesus turns water into vintage wine. (John 2:1-11)

When the wine runs out at a wedding, Jesus turns water into vintage wine.

John 2:1-11

Contributed by Sue Bentley

Jesus calms the storm

When a sudden storm threatens to capsize their boat the disciples turn to Jesus for help. (Matthew 8:18, 23-27)

When a sudden storm threatens to capsize their boat the disciples turn to Jesus for help.

Matthew 8:18, 23-27

Contributed by Good News Productions, International

Jesus calls Matthew

When Jesus asks a tax collector to become his disciple there are those who disapprove. (Matthew 9:9-13)

When Jesus asks a tax collector to become his disciple there are those who disapprove.

Matthew 9:9-13

Contributed by Good News Productions, International

Lord of the Harvest

Jesus tells us to pray for more workers to go into the harvest field. (Matthew 9:35-38)

Jesus tells us to pray for more workers to go into the harvest field.

Matthew 9:35-38

Contributed by Good News Productions, International

The calling of the first disciples

After fishing all night without a catch Peter obeys Jesus and casts his net on the other side of the boat. As a result four fisherman become 'fishers of men'. (Luke 5:1-11)

After fishing all night without a catch Peter obeys Jesus and casts his net on the other side of the boat. As a result four fisherman become 'fishers of men'.

Luke 5:1-11

Contributed by Good News Productions, International

Fishing with Peter

After a night of unsuccessful fishing, Peter obeys Jesus says and has a record catch. (Luke 5:1-11)

After a night of unsuccessful fishing, Peter obeys Jesus says and has a record catch.

Luke 5:1-11

Contributed by Lambsongs: Jill Kemp and Richard Gunther

Jesus and the Fishermen

After lending Jesus their boat, four fishermen obey Him, get a miraculous catch of fish and become His disciples. (Luke 5:1-11)

After lending Jesus their boat, four fishermen obey Him, get a miraculous catch of fish and become His disciples.

Luke 5:1-11

Contributed by YoMinistry.com

Jesus' first disciples

Peter, Andrew Philip and Nathanael start to follow Jesus (John 1:35-51)

Peter, Andrew Philip and Nathanael start to follow Jesus

John 1:35-51

Contributed by Good News Productions, International

The Beatitudes

Jesus talks about eight blessings during His sermon on the mount. (Matthew 5:1-12)

Jesus talks about eight blessings during His sermon on the mount.

Matthew 5:1-12

Contributed by Good News Productions, International

The parable of the Wise and Foolish builders

Jesus likens the way we respond to His teaching to a wise and foolish builder. (Matthew 7:24-29)

Jesus likens the way we respond to His teaching to a wise and foolish builder.

Matthew 7:24-29

Contributed by Good News Productions, International

Jesus heals the demoniacs

Jesus sails to the other side of Galilee to deliver two demon possessed men. (Matthew 8:28-34)

Jesus sails to the other side of Galilee to deliver two demon possessed men.

Matthew 8:28-34

Contributed by Good News Productions, International

Weeds, Mustard Seed and Leaven Parables

Jesus tells three parables about the Kingdom of Heaven using weeds (tares), a mustard seed and yeast as illustrations. (Matthew 13:24-43)

Jesus tells three parables about the Kingdom of Heaven using weeds (tares), a mustard seed and yeast as illustrations.

Matthew 13:24-43

Contributed by Good News Productions, International

Jesus chooses the twelve disciples

After a night of prayer, Jesus selects twelve disciples. (Luke 6:12-16)

After a night of prayer, Jesus selects twelve disciples.

Luke 6:12-16

Contributed by Good News Productions, International

Jesus sends out His disciples

Jesus sends out his disciples to preach, deliver and heal. (Matthew 10:1-42, Mark 6:7-31, Luke 9:1-10)

Jesus sends out his disciples to preach, deliver and heal.

Matthew 10:1-42, Mark 6:7-31, Luke 9:1-10

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

James and John request prominence

When John and James ask for prominence, Jesus teaches about serving with humility. (Mark 10:32-45)

When John and James ask for prominence, Jesus teaches about serving with humility.

Mark 10:32-45

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

Death and resurrection prophecies

Jesus tells His disciples He will die and rise again. (Luke 18:31-34)

Jesus tells His disciples He will die and rise again.

Luke 18:31-34

Contributed by Good News Productions, International

Jesus rides into Jerusalem on a donkey

Jesus rides into Jerusalem on a donkey as the people wave palms and shout 'Hosanna'. (Matthew 21:1-11, Mark 11:1-11, Luke 19:28-44, John 12:12-17)

Jesus rides into Jerusalem on a donkey as the people wave palms and shout 'Hosanna'.

Matthew 21:1-11, Mark 11:1-11, Luke 19:28-44, John 12:12-17

Contributed by Sue Bentley

Fig tree cursed and Temple cleansed

Jesus curses a fig tree and cleans the temple of traders. (Mark 11:12-33)

Jesus curses a fig tree and cleans the temple of traders.

Mark 11:12-33

Contributed by Good News Productions, International

Jesus talks about future events

Jesus talks with his disciples about the destruction of Jerusalem and future events. (Matthew 24:1-35, Mark 13:1-31, Luke 21:5-38)

Jesus talks with his disciples about the destruction of Jerusalem and future events.

Matthew 24:1-35, Mark 13:1-31, Luke 21:5-38

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

Jesus and the Last Supper

Jesus arranges His last meal with His disciples before He is crucified. (Matthew 26:17-35, Mark 14:12-31, Luke 22:7-38, John 13:18-38)

Jesus arranges His last meal with His disciples before He is crucified.

Matthew 26:17-35, Mark 14:12-31, Luke 22:7-38, John 13:18-38

Contributed by Sue Bentley

Jesus prays and is arrested

Jesus prays in the garden of Gethsemane, is betrayed by Judas and arrested. (Matthew 26:30-75, Mark 14:26-72, Luke 22:31-71, John 18:1-27)

Jesus prays in the garden of Gethsemane, is betrayed by Judas and arrested.

Matthew 26:30-75, Mark 14:26-72, Luke 22:31-71, John 18:1-27

Contributed by Sue Bentley

Prayer in the garden

Jesus prays in the garden of Gethsemane and is arrested. (Matthew 26:36-56, Mark 14:32-52, Luke 22:39-53, John 18:1-10)

Jesus prays in the garden of Gethsemane and is arrested.

Matthew 26:36-56, Mark 14:32-52, Luke 22:39-53, John 18:1-10

Contributed by Good News Productions, International

The Last Supper

Jesus explains how the disciples are to remember Him until He returns. (John 13:21-30, Matthew 36:31-35, Mark 14:22-26)

Jesus explains how the disciples are to remember Him until He returns.

John 13:21-30, Matthew 36:31-35, Mark 14:22-26

Contributed by Good News Productions, International

Jesus the true vine

Jesus explains He is the vine and those who believe in Him are the branches that are pruned to bear fruit. (John 15:1-7)

Jesus explains He is the vine and those who believe in Him are the branches that are pruned to bear fruit.

John 15:1-7

Contributed by Good News Productions, International

Crucifixion of Jesus

Jesus is nailed to a cross at Golgotha. (Matthew 27:32-44, Mark 15:22-32, Luke 23:26-43, John 19:18-27)

Jesus is nailed to a cross at Golgotha.

Matthew 27:32-44, Mark 15:22-32, Luke 23:26-43, John 19:18-27

Contributed by Good News Productions, International

Jesus on the cross

While on the cross Jesus is mocked, and one of the criminals talks with Jesus. (Matthew 27:38-44, Mark 15:27-32, Luke 23:39-43
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While on the cross Jesus is mocked, and one of the criminals talks with Jesus.

Matthew 27:38-44, Mark 15:27-32, Luke 23:39-43

Contributed by Good News Productions, International

Death of Jesus

Jesus dies, and the temple curtain is torn in two pieces. (Matthew 27:45-66, Mark 15:33-41, Luke 23:44-49, John 19:28-37)

Jesus dies, and the temple curtain is torn in two pieces.

Matthew 27:45-66, Mark 15:33-41, Luke 23:44-49, John 19:28-37

Contributed by Good News Productions, International

Burial of Jesus

Jesus is buried in the tomb of Joseph of Arimathea. (Matthew 27:57-61, Mark 15:42-47, Luke 23:50-56, John 19:38-42)

Jesus is buried in the tomb of Joseph of Arimathea.

Matthew 27:57-61, Mark 15:42-47, Luke 23:50-56, John 19:38-42

Contributed by Good News Productions, International

Jesus is alive again

Jesus appears to Mary Magdalene, two disciples walking to Emmaus, the disciples and Thomas. (Matthew 28:1-10, Mark 16:1-20, Luke 24:1-53, John 20:1-29)

Jesus appears to Mary Magdalene, two disciples walking to Emmaus, the disciples and Thomas.

Matthew 28:1-10, Mark 16:1-20, Luke 24:1-53, John 20:1-29

Contributed by Sue Bentley

Jesus is put on trial

Peter denies knowing Jesus. Jesus is tried by Pilate and the crowd choose that Barabbus is freed and Jesus is crucified. (Matthew 26:57-27:31, Mark 15:6-10, Luke 22:58-62, John 18:28-19:14)

Peter denies knowing Jesus. Jesus is tried by Pilate and the crowd choose that Barabbus is freed and Jesus is crucified.

Matthew 26:57-27:31, Mark 15:6-10, Luke 22:58-62, John 18:28-19:14

Contributed by Sue Bentley

Jesus is put to death

Jesus is put to death and His body laid in a tomb. (Matthew 27:33-66, Mark 15:25-47, Luke 23 26-56, John 19:42)

Jesus is put to death and His body laid in a tomb.

Matthew 27:33-66, Mark 15:25-47, Luke 23 26-56, John 19:42

Contributed by Sue Bentley

The Resurrection of Jesus

Mary Magdalene and Mary go to the tomb where Jesus is buried, and an angel tells them that Jesus has risen from the dead.  (Matthew 28:2-4, Mark 16:1, 4-7, Luke 24:9-11, John 20:3-10)

Mary Magdalene and Mary go to the tomb where Jesus is buried, and an angel tells them that Jesus has risen from the dead.

Matthew 28:2-4, Mark 16:1, 4-7, Luke 24:9-11, John 20:3-10

Contributed by Good News Productions, International

Jesus' Appearance on the road to Emmaus

Jesus appears to two disciples who are talking about His crucifixion and resurrection. (Luke 24:13-35)

Jesus appears to two disciples who are talking about His crucifixion and resurrection.

Luke 24:13-35

Contributed by Good News Productions, International

On the road to Emmaus

Jesus appears to two disciples as they walk to Emmaus. (Luke 24:13-35)

Jesus appears to two disciples as they walk to Emmaus.

Luke 24:13-35

Contributed by Lambsongs: Jill Kemp and Richard Gunther

Jesus' appearance to Mary Magdalene

Jesus appears to Mary Magdalene and sends her to the disciples to tell them what He said to her. (John 20:10-18)

Jesus appears to Mary Magdalene and sends her to the disciples to tell them what He said to her.

John 20:10-18

Contributed by Good News Productions, International

Jesus' Appearance to the Disciples and Thomas

Jesus appears to His disciples and shows them His hands and side. (John 20:19-31)

Jesus appears to His disciples and shows them His hands and side.

John 20:19-31

Contributed by Good News Productions, International

Amazing breakfast

The risen Jesus cooks breakfast on the shore of Galilee for His disciples. (John 21:1-14)

The risen Jesus cooks breakfast on the shore of Galilee for His disciples.

John 21:1-14

Contributed by Lambsongs: Jill Kemp and Richard Gunther

Jesus questions and reinstates Peter

Having denied Jesus three times, Peter is asked three times by Jesus about his love for Him. (John 21:1-25)

Having denied Jesus three times, Peter is asked three times by Jesus about his love for Him.

John 21:1-25

Contributed by Arabs for Christ

The Great Commission

Jesus commissions His disciples to make disciples of all nations. (Matthew 28:16-19)

Jesus commissions His disciples to make disciples of all nations.

Matthew 28:16-19

Contributed by Good News Productions, International

Jesus ascends to heaven

Jesus instructs His disciples then ascends to heaven. (Luke 24:44-49, Acts 1:10-11)

Jesus instructs His disciples then ascends to heaven.

Luke 24:44-49, Acts 1:10-11

Contributed by Good News Productions, International

The Holy Spirit comes

God sends the promised Holy Spirit at Pentecost. (Acts 2:1-13)

God sends the promised Holy Spirit at Pentecost.

Acts 2:1-13

Contributed by Lambsongs: Jill Kemp and Richard Gunther

Alive! Many people see Jesus

An account of the many people who saw Jesus after His resurrection. (1 Corinthians 15:6)

An account of the many people who saw Jesus after His resurrection.

1 Corinthians 15:6

Contributed by Lambsongs: Jill Kemp and Richard Gunther
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