Even as a very young child, Samuel knew he was chosen of God to serve. While living with Eli the priest, Samuel obeyed God and Eli while serving in the temple. This story illustration will help kids remember that even young children can be used of God.
Sunday School Zone has invested in high quality, professionally-created Bible illustrations that help Bible stories come alive. We utilize these illustrations along with the free Bible activities on the site and in God's Unfolding Story curriculum. In each case we have created a "Story Illustration" or teaching picture that contains the Bible illustration and story title. A list of the Story Illustrations is below. They are exclusive to the site and the curriculum. You can use these in teaching or as part of a children's sermon. Please do not use these illustrations beyond their intended purpose or for commercial purposes.
Over the years, God’s people had forgotten just how important the law of God was. Ezra reminded the people of the importance of God’s Word. This story illustration will help kids remember that God’s Word should always have an important place in our lives.
Nehemiah is a great hero of the Bible because he helped lead the people to rebuild the wall of Jerusalem after the Babylonian exile. This story illustration will help kids learn about the brave work Nehemiah did and remind them that we can be brave, too.
When Jesus and His family were visiting Jerusalem, He went missing. After searching, His parents found him in the temple teaching! This story illustration will help kids learn about this event and that Jesus was once a child also, but He was always Lord.
When it was time for the children of Israel to travel to their new home, Joshua was sent with other spies to explore the new land. This story illustration will help kids learn about Joshua and the importance of trusting God to overcome all obstacles.
After Moses died, it was time for Joshua to become the new leader of the Hebrew people. This Joshua Took Moses’ Place Story Illustration will help kids learn about Joshua and see that God will be with us also when we trust Him and follow Him.
When God was ready to deliver the Hebrew people from Egyptian bondage, He sent Moses to confront Pharaoh and tell him to let the people go. This story illustration will help kids learn what happened in this encounter, and that God is Lord over all people.
Before David was king of Israel, he was simply a shepherd boy working for his father. This David Was a Shepherd Boy Story Illustration will help kids learn about David and discover that God is able to protect and provide when we serve and follow Him.
Samuel’s mother, Hannah, wanted children for a long time. She prayed for a child, and God answered her prayer by giving her baby Samuel. This story illustration will help kids remember that God still hears and responds to our prayers today.
Just as God had parted the Red Sea earlier, He chose to part the Jordan River as well so that the children of Israel could cross over on dry land. This story illustration will help kids understand that God can do whatever He needs to do to accomplish His purposes.