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Joseph's brothers return to Egypt

Joseph's brothers return to Egypt with Benjamin. (Genesis 43:1 - 45:15)

Joseph's brothers return to Egypt with Benjamin.

Genesis 43:1 - 45:15

Contributed by FreeBibleimages

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

Jesus questioned on taxes

Free Bible images of Jesus being questioned in the temple about paying taxes by those looking for an excuse to kill Him. (Matthew 22:15-22, Mark 12:13-17, Luke 20:20-26)

Jesus is questioned in the temple about paying taxes by those looking for an excuse to kill Him.

Matthew 22:15-22, Mark 12:13-17, Luke 20:20-26

Contributed by LUMO project

Judas betrays Jesus

Free Bible images of Judas betraying Jesus for 30 pieces of silver. (Matthew 26:14-16, Mark 14:10-11, Luke 22:1-6)

Judas betrays Jesus for 30 pieces of silver.

Matthew 26:14-16, Mark 14:10-11, Luke 22:1-6

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

Illustrated stories

Joseph and his dreams

Joseph's brothers become jealous of his coat, annoyed by his dreams and decide to sell him into slavery. (Genesis 37:1-10)

Joseph's brothers become jealous of his coat, annoyed by his dreams and decide to sell him into slavery.

Genesis 37:1-10

Contributed by Sue Bentley

Joshua prays for the sun to stand still

Joshua prays for more daylight to win the battle. (Joshua 10:1-43)

Joshua prays for more daylight to win the battle.

Joshua 10:1-43

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

Ehud and King Eglon

Ehud, the left-handed assassin, who delivered the Israelites from the Moabites. (Judges 3:12-30)

Ehud, the left-handed assassin, who delivered the Israelites from the Moabites.

Judges 3:12-30

Contributed by Richard Gunther

Jonathan and David promise friendship

Jonathan and David promise loyalty and friendship. (1 Samuel 18:1-20:42)

Jonathan and David promise loyalty and friendship.

1 Samuel 18:1-20:42

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

David spares King Saul's life

David spares King Saul's life. (1 Samuel 22:1-2, 23:1 - 24:22)

David spares King Saul's life.

1 Samuel 22:1-2, 23:1 - 24:22

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

David, Bathsheba and Nathan's parable

Nathan the prophet confronts David after he commits adultery and murder. (2 Samuel 11:1-12:25)

Nathan the prophet confronts David after he commits adultery and murder.

2 Samuel 11:1-12:25

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

Absalom rebels against King David

Absalom leads a rebellion against King David. (2 Samuel 15:1 - 18:33)

Absalom leads a rebellion against King David.

2 Samuel 15:1 - 18:33

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

Solomon is crowned king

Adonijah plots to become king but David chooses Solomon to succeed him. (1 Kings 1 - 2)

Adonijah plots to become king but David chooses Solomon to succeed him.

1 Kings 1 - 2

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

King Ahab, Jezebel and Naboth's vineyard

King Ahab wants Naboth's vineyard and his wife Jezebel schemes to get it for him. (1 Kings 21:1-29)

King Ahab wants Naboth's vineyard and his wife Jezebel schemes to get it for him.

1 Kings 21:1-29

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

Ahab - the pouting king

King Ahab sulks when he can't buy Naboth's vineyard. Queen Jezebel plots to kill Naboth. Elijah arrives with God's judgement. (1 Kings 21:1-21)

King Ahab sulks when he can't buy Naboth's vineyard. Queen Jezebel plots to kill Naboth. Elijah arrives with God's judgement.

1 Kings 21:1-21

Contributed by Moody Publishers

Jehoshaphat and Ahab ignore God's message

Jehoshaphat acts on the advice of false prophets rather than the warning from a prophet of God. (1 Kings 22:1-40, 2 Chronicles 18:1-34)

Jehoshaphat acts on the advice of false prophets rather than the warning from a prophet of God.

1 Kings 22:1-40, 2 Chronicles 18:1-34

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

Joash the boy king

Joash becomes king of Judah at the age of seven with the help of Jehoiada the priest. (2 Kings 11:1 - 12:21)

Joash becomes king of Judah at the age of seven with the help of Jehoiada the priest.

2 Kings 11:1 - 12:21

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

Rebuilding the Temple: Part 2

The Temple is rebuilt despite opposition and delays. (Ezra 4-6)

The Temple is rebuilt despite opposition and delays.

Ezra 4-6

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

Nehemiah: Overcoming opposition to rebuilding

As the walls of Jerusalem are rebuilt Nehemiah has to overcome threats, plots and opposition to the work. (Nehemiah 3-6)

As the walls of Jerusalem are rebuilt Nehemiah has to overcome threats, plots and opposition to the work.

Nehemiah 3-6

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

Story of Esther: Part 1

Free Bible illustrations at Free Bible images of Xerxes, King of the Medes and Persians, appointing a beautiful Jewish woman, Esther, as Queen. (Esther 1-3)

Xerxes, King of the Medes and Persians, appoints a beautiful Jewish woman, Esther, as Queen.

Esther 1-3

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

Esther - a very brave queen

Queen Esther and the Jews pray for deliverance. (Esther)

Queen Esther and the Jews pray for deliverance.

Esther

Contributed by Lambsongs: Jill Kemp and Richard Gunther

Story of Esther: Part 2

Free Bible illustrations at Free Bible images of the Queen Esther and the Jews praying and fasting to be delivered from the death sentence imposed on them by Haman. (Esther 4-6)

The Queen Esther and the Jews pray and fast to be delivered from the death sentence imposed on them by Haman.

Esther 4-6

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

Jesus heals a man with a withered hand

Jesus heals a man with a withered hand on the Sabbath day. (Matthew 12:1-14, Mark 3:1-6, Luke 6:1-11)

Jesus heals a man with a withered hand on the Sabbath day.

Matthew 12:1-14, Mark 3:1-6, Luke 6:1-11

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

Lazarus is raised from the dead

Jesus raises Lazarus to life. (John 11:1-57)

Jesus raises Lazarus to life.

John 11:1-57

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

John the Baptist is executed

Herod Antipas executes John the Baptist. (Matthew 14:1-12, Mark 6:14-29)

Herod Antipas executes John the Baptist.

Matthew 14:1-12, Mark 6:14-29

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

Jesus answers a trick question on taxes

The Pharisees try to trap Jesus with a question about taxes. (Matthew 22:15-22, Mark 12:13-17, Luke 20:20-26)

The Pharisees try to trap Jesus with a question about taxes.

Matthew 22:15-22, Mark 12:13-17, Luke 20:20-26

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

The plot to kill Jesus

The High Priest, Chief Priests and the Elders conspire to kill Jesus. (Matthew 26:1-5)

The High Priest, Chief Priests and the Elders conspire to kill Jesus.

Matthew 26:1-5

Contributed by Good News Productions, International

Judas agrees to betray Jesus

Judas agrees to betray Jesus for a payment of thirty pieces of silver. (Matthew 26:14-16)

Judas agrees to betray Jesus for a payment of thirty pieces of silver.

Matthew 26:14-16

Contributed by Good News Productions, International

Gethsemane and Peter denies Jesus

Jesus arrested in Gethsemane and Peter denies Jesus. (Matthew 26:30-75, Mark 14:26-72 , Luke 22:31-71, John 18:1-27)

Jesus arrested in Gethsemane and Peter denies Jesus.

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

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

Manga - Trials of Jesus (text free)

Jesus is arrested and put on trial before the Jewish and Roman authorities. (Matthew 26:36-46, 57-65, 70-74, Mark 15: 1-5, 15)

Jesus is arrested and put on trial before the Jewish and Roman authorities.

Matthew 26:36-46, 57-65, 70-74, Mark 15: 1-5, 15

Contributed by SIKU/Edge Group

Manga - Trials of Jesus (text on images)

Jesus is arrested and put on trial before the Jewish and Roman authorities. (Matthew 26:36-46, 57-65, 70-74, Mark 15: 1-5, 15)

Jesus is arrested and put on trial before the Jewish and Roman authorities.

Matthew 26:36-46, 57-65, 70-74, Mark 15: 1-5, 15

Contributed by SIKU/Edge Group

The Trial of Jesus begins

Jesus is questioned by the Jewish leaders. (Matthew 26:57-68)

Jesus is questioned by the Jewish leaders.

Matthew 26:57-68

Contributed by Good News Productions, International

Denials by Peter

Peter denies that he knows Jesus three times, and Judas hangs himself. (Matthew 26:69-75, Luke 22:54-62, John 18:15-18, 25-27)

Peter denies that he knows Jesus three times, and Judas hangs himself.

Matthew 26:69-75, Luke 22:54-62, John 18:15-18, 25-27

Contributed by Good News Productions, International

Mocking of Jesus

The crowd wants Barabbas released instead of Jesus, and Pilate has Jesus flogged. (Matthew 27:11-31, Mark 15:6-20, Luke 23:8-25, John 18:39-40, 19:1-16)

The crowd wants Barabbas released instead of Jesus, and Pilate has Jesus flogged.

Matthew 27:11-31, Mark 15:6-20, Luke 23:8-25, John 18:39-40, 19:1-16

Contributed by Good News Productions, International

Jesus on trial before Herod and Pilate

Jesus faces trial before Herod Antipas and Pilate. (Matthew 27:11-26, Mark 15:15-15, Luke 23:1-25, John 18:28-40)

Jesus faces trial before Herod Antipas and Pilate.

Matthew 27:11-26, Mark 15:15-15, Luke 23:1-25, John 18:28-40

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

Jesus and Pontius Pilate

Pontious Pilate offers to release Jesus or Barabbas. The crowd shout for Barabbas to be freed and Jesus to be crucified. (Matthew 27:11)

Pontious Pilate offers to release Jesus or Barabbas. The crowd shout for Barabbas to be freed and Jesus to be crucified.

Matthew 27:11

Contributed by Lambsongs: Jill Kemp and Richard Gunther

Jesus led away

Jesus and two other criminals are taken to be executed. (Matthew 27:16-22, Mark 15:25-47, Luke 23: 26-33, John 19:16-17)

Jesus and two other criminals are taken to be executed.

Matthew 27:16-22, Mark 15:25-47, Luke 23: 26-33, John 19:16-17

Contributed by Good News Productions, International

Pilate tries to release Jesus

Pilate believes Jesus is innocent, but the crowd wants Jesus to be crucified. (Matthew 27:19-26, John 19:1-16)

Pilate believes Jesus is innocent, but the crowd wants Jesus to be crucified.

Matthew 27:19-26, John 19:1-16

Contributed by Good News Productions, International

Jesus before Pilate

Jesus is questioned by Pilate. (Mark 15:1-5, Luke 23:1-4, John 18:28-38)

Jesus is questioned by Pilate.

Mark 15:1-5, Luke 23:1-4, John 18:28-38

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

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

Paul and Barnabas in Antioch and Iconium

Paul's first missionary journey. Paul and Barnabas visit Antioch and Iconium. (Acts 13:13-14:7)

Paul's first missionary journey. Paul and Barnabas visit Antioch and Iconium.

Acts 13:13-14:7

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

Paul and Barnabas In Lystra and Derbe

Paul's first missionary journey. Paul and Barnabas visit Lystra and Derbe. (Acts 14:8-28)

Paul's first missionary journey. Paul and Barnabas visit Lystra and Derbe.

Acts 14:8-28

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

Paul in Thessalonica and Berea

Paul and Silas are forced out of Thessalonica by a mob but the people in Berea listen carefully. (Acts 17:1-15)

Paul and Silas are forced out of Thessalonica by a mob but the people in Berea listen carefully.

Acts 17:1-15

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

Paul in Corinth

Paul works with Priscilla and Aquila as a tent-maker while sharing the gospel in Corinth. (Acts 18:1-18)

Paul works with Priscilla and Aquila as a tent-maker while sharing the gospel in Corinth.

Acts 18:1-18

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

Silversmiths in Ephesus riot against 'The Way'

Silversmiths in Ephesus riot as people turn to Christ.  (Acts 19:23-41)

Silversmiths in Ephesus riot as people turn to Christ.

Acts 19:23-41

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

Paul arrested in Jerusalem

Paul is falsely accused and arrested in Jerusalem.  (Acts 21:27-23:35)

Paul is falsely accused and arrested in Jerusalem.

Acts 21:27-23:35

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

Paul's trial before Felix

Paul faces trial before Roman Governor Felix. (Acts 24:1-27)

Paul faces trial before Roman Governor Felix.

Acts 24:1-27

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

Paul's trial before Festus and Agrippa

Paul's trial before Festus and Agrippa. (Acts 25:1-26:32 )

Paul's trial before Festus and Agrippa.

Acts 25:1-26:32

Contributed by Sweet Publishing
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