Key Bible Passages

Old Testament

God creates the universe Genesis 1:1
God creates Adam Genesis 2:7
God creates Eve Genesis 2:20
Garden of Eden Genesis 3
Cain and Abel Genesis 4
Noah and the flood Genesis 6
God’s covenant with Noah Genesis 9:1
Tower of Babel Genesis 11:1
Abraham’s call Genesis 12:1
God’s covenant with Abraham Genesis 15
Destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah Genesis 18:16
Isaac’s birth Genesis 21:1
Near-sacrifice of Isaac Genesis 22:1
Marriage of Isaac Genesis 24
Birth of Jacob and Esau Genesis 25:19
Esau sells his birthright to Jacob for food Genesis 25:27
Jacob and Rebekah’s deception of Isaac Genesis 27:1
Jacob’s ladder vision Genesis 28:10
Jacob wrestles with an angel and has his named changed to Israel Genesis 32:24
Israel’s trouble in the land Genesis 34-35, 37
Three burials: Deborah, Rachel and Isaac Genesis 35
Joseph’s sold by his brothers for twenty pieces of silver Genesis 37
Israel dies Genesis 49
Moses as a baby Exodus 2:1
Moses kills an Egyptian, goes to Midian and gets a wife Exodus 2:11
Burning bush – God speaks to Moses Exodus 3:1
Egypt’s nine plagues Exodus 7:14
Tenth plague against Egypt threatened Exodus 11
The Passover instituted Exodus 12:1
The Passover communicated Exodus 12:21
Tenth plague against Egypt inflicted Exodus 12:29
The Exodus – God’s deliverance of Israel Exodus 12:31
Crossing the Red sea Exodus 14
The Ten Commandments Exodus 20:1
The Golden calf Exodus 32
Spies sent to Canaan Numbers 13:1
City of Jericho Joshua 6
Deborah and Barak Judges 4
Gideon Judges 6:1
Samson Judges 13:1
Samson and Delilah Judges 16:4
Ruth Ruth 1:1
Samuel’s birth I Samuel 1
Hannah’s prayer to the Lord I Samuel 2:1
David chosen by God I Samuel 16:1
David and Goliath I Samuel 17
David anointed king of Judah II Samuel 2:1
David anointed king of Israel II Samuel 5:1
David and Bathsheba II Samuel 11
God is displeased with David II Samuel 12:1
Solomon anointed king I Kings 1:28
God’s first appearance to Solomon I Kings 3:2
God’s second appearance to Solomon I Kings 9:1
Queen of Sheba I Kings 10:1
God is angry with Solomon I Kings 11
Elijah and the prophets of Baal I Kings 18:17
Elijah taken to heaven II Kings 2:1
Job afflicted by Satan Job 1:1
God speaks to Job Job 38:1
God blesses Job Job 42:10
Ezekiel’s vision of dry bones Ezekiel 37:1
Daniel and the king’s food Daniel 1:1
Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-nego in the furnace Daniel 3
Daniel put in the lions den Daniel 6
Jonah in the belly of the fish Jonah 1:1

New Testament Bible stories

Birth of John the Baptist Luke 1
Birth of Jesus Christ Matthew 1:1, Luke 1:26, Luke 2:1
Temptation of Jesus Matthew 4:1, Luke 4:1
Sermon on the mount Matthew 5:1
Jesus Christ calming the storm Matthew 8:23, Mark 4:35, Luke 8:22
Jesus Christ feeding five thousand Matthew 14:15, Luke 9:12
Transfiguration of Jesus Christ Mark 9:2, Luke 9:28
Jesus Christ’s entry into Jerusalem Matthew 21:1, Mark 11:1, Luke 19:29
Cleansing the temple of money changers Matthew 21:12, Luke 19:45
The Last supper Matthew 26:14, Mark 14:12, Luke 22:8, John 13:1
Jesus before Pilate and crucifixion Matthew 27:11, Mark 15:1, Luke 23:1, John 18:28
Empty tomb and appearances Matthew 28, Mark 16, Luke 24, John 20:1
Ascension Luke 24:51, Acts 1:1
Paul’s conversion Acts 9:1


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