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Elijah's contest with the prophets of Baal

Elijah challenges 850 false prophets to a contest on Mount Carmel. (1 Kings 18:1-40)

Elijah challenges 850 false prophets to a contest on Mount Carmel.

1 Kings 18:1-40

Contributed by FreeBibleimages

Elijah prays for rain

Elijah prays seven times for God to send rain. (1 Kings 18:41-46)

Elijah prays seven times for God to send rain.

1 Kings 18:41-46

Contributed by FreeBibleimages

Simeon and Anna thank God for sending Jesus

Simeon and Anna thank God for sending Jesus (Luke 2:21-40)

Simeon and Anna thank God for sending Jesus

Luke 2:21-40

Contributed by LUMO project

Jesus heals a man with leprosy

Jesus touches and heals a man with leprosy. (Matthew 8:1-4, Mark 1:40-45, Luke 5:12-16)

Jesus touches and heals a man with leprosy.

Matthew 8:1-4, Mark 1:40-45, Luke 5:12-16

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

Persistent Widow

Free Bible pictures of the parable of the Persistent Widow who pestered a judge for justice. (Luke 18:1-8)

The parable Jesus told about a widow who persisted in trying to get justice from an unjust judge.

Luke 18:1-8

Contributed by FreeBibleimages

Jesus curses a fig tree

Jesus uses a fig tree to teach about faith and prayer. (Mark 11:12-25)

Jesus uses a fig tree to teach about faith and prayer.

Mark 11:12-25

Contributed by LUMO project

Jesus prays in Gethsemane

Free Bible images of Jesus praying in the garden of Gethsemane while His disciples fall asleep. (Matthew 26:36-56, Mark 14:32-52, Luke 22:39-53, John 18:1-12)

Jesus prays in the garden of Gethsemane while His disciples fall asleep.

Matthew 26:36-56, Mark 14:32-52, Luke 22:39-53, John 18:1-12

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

The Christian's armour

Paul likens the protection and weapons a Christian has in spiritual warfare to that of a Roman soldier. (Ephesians 6:10-20)

Paul likens the protection and weapons a Christian has in spiritual warfare to that of a Roman soldier.

Ephesians 6:10-20

Contributed by David Padfield

Illustrated stories

Finding a wife for Isaac

Abraham sends his servant to find a wife for Isaac. (Genesis 24:1-66)

Abraham sends his servant to find a wife for Isaac.

Genesis 24:1-66

A wife for Isaac

Abraham sends his servant to find a wife for Isaac. (Genesis 24:1-66)

Abraham sends his servant to find a wife for Isaac.

Genesis 24:1-66

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

God speaks to Jacob in a dream

God speaks to Jacob in a dream. (Genesis 28:1-22)

God speaks to Jacob in a dream.

Genesis 28:1-22

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

Moses: Red Sea Crossing

Free Bible illustrations at Free Bible images of Moses and the Red Sea crossing. (Exodus 13:7 - 15:21)

Moses and the Red Sea crossing.

Exodus 13:7 - 15:21

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

Moses: Battle with the Amalekites

Free Bible illustrations at Free Bible images of the Israelites' struggle against the Amalekites as Moses prays. (Exodus 17:18-16)

The Israelites struggle against the Amalekites as Moses prays.

Exodus 17:18-16

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

The Tabernacle

The Tabernacle building and its furnishings. (Exodus 25-40)

The Tabernacle building and its furnishings.

Exodus 25-40

Contributed by Rev. Yves Langevin

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

The secret of Samson's strength is revealed

Samson in a moment of weakness shares the secret of his strength. (Judges 16:4-31)

Samson in a moment of weakness shares the secret of his strength.

Judges 16:4-31

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

The Ark is captured

When the disobedient Israelites take the Ark into battle it is captured by the Philistines. (1 Samuel 1-7)

When the disobedient Israelites take the Ark into battle it is captured by the Philistines.

1 Samuel 1-7

Contributed by Jack Foster – Mr BibleHead

Samuel is born

When Hannah prays for a child she promises she will give him back to God. (1 Samuel 1:1-28)

When Hannah prays for a child she promises she will give him back to God.

1 Samuel 1:1-28

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

King Solomon builds the Temple

King Solomon builds the temple that King David had planned. (1 Kings 5 - 9, 2 Chronicles 2 - 7)

King Solomon builds the temple that King David had planned.

1 Kings 5 - 9, 2 Chronicles 2 - 7

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

King Asa trusts God for victory and peace

King Asa asks God for help when the Cushites attack. (1 Kings 15:9-15, 2 Chronicles 14:1-15:19)

King Asa asks God for help when the Cushites attack.

1 Kings 15:9-15, 2 Chronicles 14:1-15:19

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

Elijah and the prophets of Baal

Elijah has a contest with the prophets of Baal on Mount Carmel. (1 Kings 16:29 - 17:1, 18:1-46)

Elijah has a contest with the prophets of Baal on Mount Carmel.

1 Kings 16:29 - 17:1, 18:1-46

Contributed by Moody Publishers

Elijah and the ravens

God looks after Elijah by sending ravens with food for him. (1 Kings 17:1-7)

God looks after Elijah by sending ravens with food for him.

1 Kings 17:1-7

Contributed by Lambsongs: Jill Kemp and Richard Gunther

Elijah and the widow of Zarephath

God provides a widow with oil and flour to feed Elijah then, when her son dies, raises him back to life. (1 Kings 17:7-18:1)

God provides a widow with oil and flour to feed Elijah then, when her son dies, raises him back to life.

1 Kings 17:7-18:1

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

Elijah and the prophets of Baal

Elijah invites the prophets of Baal to a contest on Mount Carmel. (1 Kings 18:1-40)

Elijah invites the prophets of Baal to a contest on Mount Carmel.

1 Kings 18:1-40

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

Elijah and the prophets of Baal

Elijah's contest with the prophets of Baal (1 Kings 18:16-46)

Elijah's contest with the prophets of Baal

1 Kings 18:16-46

Contributed by Lambsongs: Jill Kemp and Richard Gunther

Elijah prays for rain

Elijah prays seven times for God to send rain. (1 Kings 18:41-46)

Elijah prays seven times for God to send rain.

1 Kings 18:41-46

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

King Ahaziah tries to arrest Elijah

How not to arrest a prophet. (2 Kings 1:1-18)

How not to arrest a prophet.

2 Kings 1:1-18

Contributed by Richard Gunther

Elisha and the bears

Two bears come to Elisha's rescue when he is threatened by a gang of mocking youths. (2 Kings 2:23-25)

Two bears come to Elisha's rescue when he is threatened by a gang of mocking youths.

2 Kings 2:23-25

Contributed by Richard Gunther

Elisha: A dead boy raised to life

Elisha prays and a dead boy comes back to life. (2 Kings 4:8-37)

Elisha prays and a dead boy comes back to life.

2 Kings 4:8-37

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

Elisha and the Syrian army

When Elisha is surrounded by the Syrian army, God's army comes to his rescue. (2 Kings 6:8-23)

When Elisha is surrounded by the Syrian army, God's army comes to his rescue.

2 Kings 6:8-23

Contributed by Moody Publishers

King Hezekiah and the Assyrian invasion

King Hezekiah turns people back to God and prays for deliverance when the Assyrians invade. (2 Kings 18-19, 2 Chronicles 29 - 32:23, Isaiah 36 - 37)

King Hezekiah turns people back to God and prays for deliverance when the Assyrians invade.

2 Kings 18-19, 2 Chronicles 29 - 32:23, Isaiah 36 - 37

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

Hezekiah and the sundial

King Hezekiah asks God to make the shadow of his sundial go backwards as a sign God will heal him. (2 Kings 20: 1-11, Isaiah 38:1-22)

King Hezekiah asks God to make the shadow of his sundial go backwards as a sign God will heal him.

2 Kings 20: 1-11, Isaiah 38:1-22

Contributed by Richard Gunther

Manasseh: The Prodigal King

Evil King Manasseh is imprisoned, humbles himself before God, repents and is restored. (2 Kings 21:1-18, 2 Chronicles 33:1-20)

Evil King Manasseh is imprisoned, humbles himself before God, repents and is restored.

2 Kings 21:1-18, 2 Chronicles 33:1-20

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

King Jehoshaphat trusts God for victory

King Jehoshaphat turns to God for help and wins the battle without having to fight. (2 Chronicles 20:1-37)

King Jehoshaphat turns to God for help and wins the battle without having to fight.

2 Chronicles 20:1-37

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

Ezra returns to Jerusalem

Ezra returns to Jerusalem to encourage people to obey God's laws. (Ezra 7-10)

Ezra returns to Jerusalem to encourage people to obey God's laws.

Ezra 7-10

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

Nehemiah: Rebuilding the walls of Jerusalem

When Nehemiah learns that the walls of Jerusalem have not been rebuilt he asks God for the opportunity to take on the task. (Nehemiah 1-2)

When Nehemiah learns that the walls of Jerusalem have not been rebuilt he asks God for the opportunity to take on the task.

Nehemiah 1-2

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

Queen Esther prays for help

Queen Esther prays to God to help to save her people from an enemy plotting to annihilate them. (Esther)

Queen Esther prays to God to help to save her people from an enemy plotting to annihilate them.

Esther

Contributed by The Glory Story

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

The suffering of Job

Job is afflicted by adversity and his friends comment on his suffering. (Job)

Job is afflicted by adversity and his friends comment on his suffering.

Job

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

The story of Job

Job tries to understand the adversity afflicting him. (Job)

Job tries to understand the adversity afflicting him.

Job

Contributed by The Glory Story

The songs of David

An introduction to the Psalms of David. (Psalms 8, 9, 23, 51, 70, 119)

An introduction to the Psalms of David.

Psalms 8, 9, 23, 51, 70, 119

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

Daniel interprets the King's Dream

God reveals Nebuchadnezzar's dream and its meaning to Daniel. (Daniel 2:1-49)

God reveals Nebuchadnezzar's dream and its meaning to Daniel.

Daniel 2:1-49

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

Daniel in the den of lions

When Daniel refuses to stop praying to God he is thrown into a den of lions. (Daniel 6:1-28)

When Daniel refuses to stop praying to God he is thrown into a den of lions.

Daniel 6:1-28

Contributed by Moody Publishers

Daniel in the lions' den

Free Bible illustrations at Free Bible images of Daniel being thrown into the lions' den after refusing to stop praying to God. (Daniel 6:1-28)

Daniel is thrown into the lions' den after refusing to stop praying to God.

Daniel 6:1-28

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

Daniel keeps praying

Daniel refuses to stop praying to God, who answers his prayers to deliver him from the lions' den. (Daniel 6:1-28)

Daniel refuses to stop praying to God, who answers his prayers to deliver him from the lions' den.

Daniel 6:1-28

Contributed by Richard Gunther

Daniel and the lions

Preschool version of the story of Daniel and the lions' den. (Daniel 6:1-28)

Preschool version of the story of Daniel and the lions' den.

Daniel 6:1-28

Contributed by Sue Bentley

Jonah runs away but God turns him back

When God asks Jonah to preach in Nineveh he heads off in the opposite direction. (Jonah 1-3)

When God asks Jonah to preach in Nineveh he heads off in the opposite direction.

Jonah 1-3

Contributed by Rev. Henry Martin

Jonah and the big fish

When Jonah refuses to obey God and care for his enemies, God teaches him about obedience and love in dramatic ways. (Jonah 1-4)

When Jonah refuses to obey God and care for his enemies, God teaches him about obedience and love in dramatic ways.

Jonah 1-4

Contributed by Sue Bentley

Jonah and the large fish

When Jonah runs away rather than go to Nineveh he is swallowed by a great fish. (Jonah 1 - 3)

When Jonah runs away rather than go to Nineveh he is swallowed by a great fish.

Jonah 1 - 3

Contributed by Moody Publishers

Birth of John foretold

An angel appears to Zechariah promising him a son, but as his wife Elizabeth is too old to bear children he has doubts. (Luke 1:5-25)

An angel appears to Zechariah promising him a son, but as his wife Elizabeth is too old to bear children he has doubts.

Luke 1:5-25

Contributed by Good News Productions, International

Jesus heals Peter's mother-in-law

After healing Peter's mother-in-law Jesus spends the evening healing others brought to Him. (Luke 4:38-43)

After healing Peter's mother-in-law Jesus spends the evening healing others brought to Him.

Luke 4:38-43

Contributed by Good News Productions, International

Jesus heals the leper

A man with leprosy begs Jesus to heal him. (Luke 5:12-16)

A man with leprosy begs Jesus to heal him.

Luke 5:12-16

Contributed by Good News Productions, International

Jesus feeds lots of people

Preschool version of Jesus feeding 5,000 with five loaves and two fish. (Matthew 14:13-22, Mark 6:31-46, Luke 9:10-17, John 6:1-13)

Preschool version of Jesus feeding 5,000 with five loaves and two fish.

Matthew 14:13-22, Mark 6:31-46, Luke 9:10-17, John 6:1-13

Contributed by Sue Bentley

Feeding more than 5000 people

Jesus feeds more than 5000 people with five loaves and two fish. (Matthew 14:13-22, Mark 6:31-46, Luke 9:10-17, John 6:1-13)

Jesus feeds more than 5000 people with five loaves and two fish.

Matthew 14:13-22, Mark 6:31-46, Luke 9:10-17, John 6:1-13

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

Peter tries to walk on water

Peter tries to walk on water but when his faith fails and he sinks, Jesus rescues him. (Matthew 14:22-36, Mark 6:45-56, John 6:16-24)

Peter tries to walk on water but when his faith fails and he sinks, Jesus rescues him.

Matthew 14:22-36, Mark 6:45-56, John 6:16-24

Contributed by Rev. Henry Martin

Feeding of the 4000

A crowd is with Jesus for three days and has nothing to eat, so Jesus feeds them with seven loaves of bread. (Mark 8:1-10)

A crowd is with Jesus for three days and has nothing to eat, so Jesus feeds them with seven loaves of bread.

Mark 8:1-10

Contributed by Good News Productions, International

Jesus heals a demon-possessed boy

Jesus heals a boy who has been made dumb by an evil-spirit. (Matthew 17:14-21, Mark 9:14-29, Luke 9:37-42)

Jesus heals a boy who has been made dumb by an evil-spirit.

Matthew 17:14-21, Mark 9:14-29, Luke 9:37-42

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

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

Parable of the midnight visitor

Jesus teaches about prayer through a story of a late-night visitor. A set of images for young children. (Luke 11:5-10)

Jesus teaches about prayer through a story of a late-night visitor. A set of images for young children.

Luke 11:5-10

Contributed by Andrea Rau

The Lord's prayer

Jesus teaches us how to pray. (Matthew 6:1-15)

Jesus teaches us how to pray.

Matthew 6:1-15

Contributed by Good News Productions, International

Jesus teaches about fasting

Jesus teaches about fasting and that our heart will be found in what we treasure. (Matthew 6:16-24)

Jesus teaches about fasting and that our heart will be found in what we treasure.

Matthew 6:16-24

Contributed by Good News Productions, International

Jesus teaches about worry

Jesus tells us not to worry because He will take care of all of our needs. (Matthew 6:25-34)

Jesus tells us not to worry because He will take care of all of our needs.

Matthew 6:25-34

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 is transfigured

Peter, James and John witness Jesus being transfigured. (Matthew 17:1-13, Mark 9:2-13, Luke 9:28-37)

Peter, James and John witness Jesus being transfigured.

Matthew 17:1-13, Mark 9:2-13, Luke 9:28-37

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

Jesus cleanses the Temple

Jesus cleanses the Temple of moneychangers and traders. (Matthew 21:12-17, Mark 11:15-19, Luke 19:45-48, John 2:13-24)

Jesus cleanses the Temple of moneychangers and traders.

Matthew 21:12-17, Mark 11:15-19, Luke 19:45-48, John 2:13-24

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

Prodigal Son

A loving father waits for his wayward son to return. (Luke 15:11-32)

A loving father waits for his wayward son to return.

Luke 15:11-32

Contributed by Lambsongs: Jill Kemp and Richard Gunther

The persistent widow

A modern day adaptation of the parable of the persistent widow. (Luke 18:1-8)

A modern day adaptation of the parable of the persistent widow.

Luke 18:1-8

Contributed by René Pfitzner

Parable of Pharisee and Tax Collector

Jesus tells his audience of self-righteous listeners a parable about a Pharisee and Tax Collector praying in the Temple. (Luke 18:9-14)

Jesus tells his audience of self-righteous listeners a parable about a Pharisee and Tax Collector praying in the Temple.

Luke 18:9-14

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

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

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

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

Tabitha (Dorcas) is raised to life

Free Bible illustrations at Free Bible images of a kind woman Tabitha, also known as Dorcas, who died but when Peter prayed was miraculously raised to life. (Acts 9:36-43)

A kind woman Tabitha, also known as Dorcas, dies, but when Peter prays is miraculously raised to life.

Acts 9:36-43

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

Dorcas

When kind Dorcas dies, Peter prays to God for help. (Acts 9:36-43)

When kind Dorcas dies, Peter prays to God for help.

Acts 9:36-43

Contributed by Lambsongs: Jill Kemp and Richard Gunther

Peter tells Cornelius about Jesus

When Cornelius, a Roman Centurion, has a vision of an angel and Peter has a vision of unclean animals being made clean, it results in the first Gentiles becoming Christians. (Acts 10:1-48)

When Cornelius, a Roman Centurion, has a vision of an angel and Peter has a vision of unclean animals being made clean, it results in the first Gentiles becoming Christians.

Acts 10:1-48

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

Paul in Cyprus

God calls Paul and Barnabas on their first missionary trip. (Acts 13:1-49)

God calls Paul and Barnabas on their first missionary trip.

Acts 13:1-49

Contributed by YoMinistry.com

Paul and Barnabas visit Cyprus

Paul's first missionary journey. Paul and Barnabas visit Cyprus. (Acts 13:1-12)

Paul's first missionary journey. Paul and Barnabas visit Cyprus.

Acts 13:1-12

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

Paul and the earthquake

Paul is imprisoned in Philippi but when an earthquake strikes it leads to the jailor becoming a Christian. (Acts 15:30-16:40)

Paul is imprisoned in Philippi but when an earthquake strikes it leads to the jailor becoming a Christian.

Acts 15:30-16:40

Contributed by YoMinistry.com

Paul and Silas sing in jail

Paul and Silas praise God in prison and when a earthquake sets them free they tell the Jailor about Jesus. (Acts 16:16-40)

Paul and Silas praise God in prison and when a earthquake sets them free they tell the Jailor about Jesus.

Acts 16:16-40

Contributed by Lambsongs: Jill Kemp and Richard Gunther

Paul is shipwrecked

Paul is shipwrecked but all on board make it safely ashore. (Acts 27:1-44)

Paul is shipwrecked but all on board make it safely ashore.

Acts 27:1-44

Contributed by Lambsongs: Jill Kemp and Richard Gunther

Paul in the storm

God rescues Paul from a shipwreck and a snake bite. (Acts 27-28:10)

God rescues Paul from a shipwreck and a snake bite.

Acts 27-28:10

Contributed by YoMinistry.com

Put on God's armour

The armour a Roman soldier wore can help us understand how to live for God. (Ephesians 6:10-20)

The armour a Roman soldier wore can help us understand how to live for God.

Ephesians 6:10-20

Contributed by Lambsongs: Jill Kemp and Richard Gunther

The Armour of a Christian

Paul likens the protection and weapons a Christian has in spiritual warfare to that of a Roman soldier. (Ephesians 6:10-20)

Paul likens the protection and weapons a Christian has in spiritual warfare to that of a Roman soldier.

Ephesians 6:10-20

Contributed by Rev. Yves Langevin
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