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.
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.
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.
The resurrection of Jesus following His crucifixion is a vital part of the gospel story. This Jesus Is Alive Story Illustration will help kids think about this important event and learn that Jesus is still alive today! What a great truth that should be celebrated every day!
Samuel was used of God from the time he was a child and became a great prophet in Israel in the time before kings. This God Spoke to Samuel Story Illustration will help kids learn about the boy Samuel and that they can listen and talk to God just like Samuel did.
The Exodus event, including the miraculous parting of the Red Sea, remains one of the most significant events in Israel’s history. This story illustration will help kids learn about this event and teach them that God is still a God of power and deliverance!
The story of Samson is a popular story. This God Gave Samson Strength Story Illustration will help kids learn that God gave Samson strength to do the things God needed him to do. God did not strengthen Samson just so he could get what he wanted.
One of the most significant events of the Old Testament was God giving Moses the Ten Commandments. This Moses and the Ten Commandments Story Illustration will help kids learn that God is a God who speaks. He reveals Himself and His will.
The story of the fall of Jericho is an exciting story for children. This story illustration will help kids learn that God is a big God and is able to accomplish His purposes in and through us regardless of the obstacles we may encounter. He is a God we can trust.
The story of Ruth and Boaz is a cherished loved story of the Bible and a story of God’s sovereign providence. This Ruth and Boaz Story Illustration will help kids learn that God loves us and can be trusted to guide our lives just like He guided Ruth’s life.
Deborah had the unique privilege of being the only female judge to lead Israel in the period before Israel had kings. This Deborah Was Obedient to God Story Illustration will help kids learn about this lady and that God can use anyone who trusts and obeys Him.