Contents

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Biblical Beasts

  • The snake who spoiled everything – Adam and Eve Read it here!
  • Wrestling with lions and setting fire to foxes – Strongman Samson’s animal adventures
  • Swallowed whole – Jonah and the sea monster

Bloodthirsty Battles

  • The all-night fight – Jacob’s wrestling match
  • Reduced to rubble – Joshua conquers Jericho
  • The giant killer – David and Goliath
  • The terrible tent peg murder – Warrior women: Deborah and Jael
  • God vs Satan – the gory story of Job

Powerful Prophets

  • God’s gift – Samuel: God’s truth teller and battle winner
  • On fire – Elijah’s extraordinary encounters with God
  • Death or glory – Isaiah’s prophecies
  • Bones, bodies and breath – Ezekiel’s visions

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Dreadful Dreams

  • Good news, bad news – Joseph the dreamer
  • Cannibal cows – Pharaoh’s bad dreams
  • The scary statue and the crazy king – Nebuchadnezzar’s nightmares

Right and Wrong

  • The fatal flood – Noah and the ark
  • Babbling builders – the Tower of Babel
  • The crucial cut – the circumcision rule
  • Sin cities – Sodom and Gomorrah
  • Laws for living – the Ten Commandments
  • Clean and unclean – rules for eating
  • Blood and guts – rules for sacrificing animals

Hair-raising Horror

  • The horrible haircut – Samson loses his strength
  • A terrible tangle – the death of Absalom

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Beastly Brothers

  • Killer Cain – Cain and Abel
  • The banished brother – Isaac and Ishmael
  • Tricky twins – Jacob and Esau

Killer Kings and Queens

  • Lethal left-hander – Ehud kills King Eglon
  • Killer king – King David and Bathsheba
  • Half a baby – King Solomon’s judgement
  • Gold galore! – the Queen of Sheba visits King Solomon
  • Dogs’ dinner – King Ahab and Queen Jezebel
  • Driving like a maniac – King Jehu triumphs
  • Gone to the gallows – Queen Esther saves her people

Children Who Cheated Death

  • The human sacrifice – Abraham and Isaac
  • The baby in the basket – Moses escapes

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Ghastly Ghosts

  • The ghost, the witch and the warning – the death of King Saul
  • The haunted hand – King Belshazzar’s feast and the writing on the wall

Mind-blowing Miracles

  • Eaten alive! – the lions’ den
  • Burned alive? – the fiery furnace
  • The sun stood still – Joshua’s longest day

The Great Escape

  • Burning bush – God gets Moses’ attention
  • Rod from God – Aaron’s miraculous staff
  • Blood, bugs and boils part 1 – the Ten Plagues: the first foul five
  • Blood, bugs and boils part 2 – the Ten Plagues: saving the worst for last
  • Gore on the door – the story of Passover
  • Walking under the waves – crossing the Red Sea
  • Free food! – bread from heaven

The Library of Hidden Stories

  • The boy, the dead fish and the demon – Tobias’ adventures with an angel
  • A sticky end – Judith wins the war
  • Danger! Unexploded cakes – Daniel defeats the dragon

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The Surprising Son

  • Awesome angels – the birth of Jesus Read it here!
  • The baby-killing king – Herod attacks
  • Missing Messiah – Jesus gets lost

The Brave Baptiser

  • Locusts, bees and a dead camel – John the Baptiser in the wilderness
  • The Saviour gets a soaking – Jesus’ baptism
  • Killer Queen – the revenge of horrible Herodias

Miracle Mayhem

  • Freaky fish – Jesus finds his first followers
  • The best booze in the world – the wedding miracle
  • Crazy pigs – a chaotic cure
  • The all-you-can-eat picnic – food for 5000 people
  • Dead man walking – Lazarus wakes up
  • Blinding light – the Transfiguration

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Outrageous Outsiders

  • Unclean and unwelcome – Jesus heals lepers and a Samaritan
  • Greedy money-grabbers – Jesus welcomes tax collectors
  • Enemy invaders – Jesus helps a Roman centurion

Women and Children First

  • The special sisters – Martha and Mary
  • Kids welcome! – Jesus and children
  • The untouchable woman and the dying daughter – A double miracle

Troublemaking Teaching

  • Go away! – Jesus faces the devil and his neighbours
  • Throwing stones – Jesus stands up to a mob
  • ‘Love your enemies!’ – Jesus’ hard lessons
  • ‘Eat my body; drink my blood’ – Jesus shocks his followers
  • Topsy turvy – God’s upside-down kingdom
  • Trashing the Temple – Jesus puts his foot down

Jerusalem’s Most Wanted

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Turbulent Tales

  • Man overboard! – Jesus walks on water
  • The unlikely hero – the good Samaritan
  • It’s not fair! – the grape pickers complain
  • Parties and pigs – the wasteful son
  • Who, me? – the surprise invitation
  • Breaking the rules – Jesus heals on the Sabbath

Mad Mob

  • Healing the hordes – Jesus the miracle maker Read it here!
  • Through the roof – Jesus heals a paralysed man
  • Palms and pandemonium – Jesus’ fans welcome him to Jerusalem

Extraordinary Easter

  • Final feast – Jesus says goodbye to his friends
  • Bad Friday – the death of Jesus
  • Back from the dead – Jesus is alive!

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He’s Alive!

  • Escape to Emmaus – there and back again
  • Holey Lord – Thomas investigates
  • Come and have breakfast! – the beach barbecue
  • Up! – the Ascension

Daring Disciples

  • Wind, wildfire and wonderful words – the story of Pentecost
  • Standing up for Jesus – the death of Stephen
  • Total turnaround – Saul becomes a new man
  • Tuck in! – no more food rules

Turning the World Upside Down

  • Angelic escape – Peter busts out of prison
  • Prison break quake – Paul and Silas behind bars
  • From strength to strength – the good news keeps on spreading
  • Shipwreck and snakebite – Paul’s adventures

Beastly Bonus Story

  • The end and the beginning – John’s jaw-dropping dream