The Creation

A few thousands of years ago, there was nothing, then God decided to make the world. Now God has so much power that He can do anything He wants to. He’s got far more power than we can even think about. Do you know that he made the earth and everything on it in just six days? That’s what the …

The Tower of Babel

When the big flood destroyed everything on the earth, God saved just eight people from drowning by telling Noah to build an ark, or a very big boat. About a hundred years after the flood, there were only a few hundred people on the whole of the earth, not like now. They all spoke the same language and they all …

Abram and Sarai

Abram lived with his wife Sarai in Ur of the Chaldees, which was near Babylon in the country which is now called Iraq. One day God said to Abram, “I want you to leave this country, and travel to a place I will show you. I will make you into a big nation, and everyone who treats you well, I …

Abraham and Isaac

Abraham and Sarah had been living in Canaan for quite a few years, and they had no children because they were old. Then once again God said they would have a son, and a little later Isaac was born. God remembered the promise he had made to Abraham soon after they had arrived in Canaan, and as always, God kept …

Isaac and Rebekah

It was many years since Abraham and Isaac had gone up the mountain to offer sacrifices to God. Abraham was now very old, and Sarah had just died. Isaac was grown up, but he had not married. There was no one nearby who would be a good wife for him. In those days parents chose who their children would marry. …

Jacob and Esau

After Isaac and Rebelath had been married for a few years, Rebekah gave birth to twin boys. The eldest was called Esau. He grew into a red, hairy man who loved the outdoors. Isaac liked to eat the meat that Esau cooked after he went hunting and he loved Esau best. Jacob was the youngest. He was a quieter, more …