2. Some Old Test. Stories


Composed of the Following:-all on this page.

Creation Tower of Babel Jacob Walls of Jericho Elijah
The Fall of Man Noah and Flood Joseph Samson Jonah
Cain and Able Abraham and Isaac Moses David and Goliath





From the book of Genesis we find out that God created the universe, the earth and all living things, including man. Man was the pinnacle of God’s creation, created in the image of God.

 Read - Genesis Chapters 1-2

1.  In the beginning God created the heaven and the______________________________

2.  What happened when God said “let there be light”___________________________

3.  God created everything after it’s own    a. kind   b. way   c. place

4.  And God said “let us make man in our   a. time   b. image 

5.  Genesis 1:27   God created man, male and     a. female    b. male

6.  God created everything in how many days?    a. 3    b. 5    c. 6

7.  Genesis 2:7   God formed man out of the _____________________of the ground.

8.  Why did God cause Adam to fall into a deep sleep? __________________________ _____________________________________________________________________

9.  God made a woman out of    a. Dust    b. Adam’s rib   c. Water

10.  Genesis 2:24    A man shall leave his father and mother and shall________________
       his wife.      a. Love    b. Cleave to ( be joined to )

11.  Matthew 19:4  and Jesus said “at the beginning God made them male and ________

12.  The name of Adam’s wife was_________________________________________

13.  In Genesis 3:20 Why did Adam call his wife’s name Eve? __________________

14.  Adam was very smart; he gave names to all the____________________________

15.  Adam was forbidden to eat of what tree? ________________________________

 16.  What would happen to Adam if he ate of the forbidden tree? __________________

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The Fall of Man

Read - Genesis Chapters 3-4

1.  The serpent ( the devil ) was very cunning; from the following list, choose all the  
      ways  that he tricked Eve.  a. He lied to her.   b. He caused her to doubt God’s  word    
.  He told her if she ate,  then she would be as gods.  d. He said he  would be  her friend

2.  After Eve ate the fruit of the forbidden tree, she gave some to__________________

 3.  When God came walking in the garden, Adam and Eve hid themselves. True or False

4.  What curse did God put on the serpent? _________________________________

 5.  To whom did God say "I will greatly multiply your sorrow and your conception?   a.
serpent    b. Adam    c. Eve

 6.  To whom did God say  “In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return
     unto the ground; for out of it was thou taken: for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt
      thou return.”   a. Adam    b. Eve    c. serpent

7.  Why did God make Adam and Eve leave the Garden? _______________________

8.  To keep Adam and Eve out of the garden, what did God place east of the garden?

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Cain and Able

After Adam and Eve disobeyed God, people began to be bad ( sinful )

This story presents the first murder recorded in the Bible. Cain allows anger and jealousy to control him to the point, that he kills his brother Able.

Read - Genesis Chapter 4

1.  What was the occupation of Able? _______________________________________

2.  What was the occupation of Cain? _______________________________________

3.  Why was Cain jealous and angry at Able? _________________________________
___________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________

5.  What cried from the ground to God? ______________________________________

6   God put a special mark on Cain.  True or False

7.  Why did God put the mark on Cain? ______________________________________

 8.  Cain went out from the presence of the Lord and dwelled in the land of: ___________

When Adam and Eve sinned, sin passed on to their descendants, the human race. That is why people do all the bad things that we do. Also that is why we need Jesus Christ as our Savior.

Let us see what God says in the Bible about mankind.

 Fill in the blanks of the following scriptures.

Romans 3:10  As it is written, There is none _________________________, no, not one

Romans 3:23  For all have ____________________, and come short of the glory of God;

 Romans 6:23  For the wages of sin is _________________ but the ____________ of God is _________________________________ through ____________________our Lord.

 Isaiah 64:6  But we are all as an unclean thing, and all _______________________are as filthy rags; and we all do fade as a leaf; and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away.

Even though God says we all have sinned, He loves us so much that He did something very special to help mankind.


 John 3:16 says: _______________________________________________________





"Behold the lamb of God that takes away the sin of the world"

"Whosoever calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved"

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Tower of Babel

In the beginning of civilization, people all spoke the same language and attempted to build a tower up to the sky. In their pride they were seeking independence from God, so God dispersed them and caused them to all speak in different languages so they could not understand each other.

Read - Genesis Chapter 11

1.  The whole earth was of one language.  True or False 

2.  The people also wanted to build a city.  True or False

3.  After God confounded their languages, the people still tried to build the tower. True or  

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Noah and the Flood

Read - Genesis Chapters 6-9

1.  Why did God decide to destroy mankind?

 2. God repented ( was sorry ) that he had made mankind.  True or False

3.  Noah found grace in the eyes of the Lord.  True or False

 4.  Name the three sons of Noah___________________________________________

 5.  God was going to destroy all the people by    a. Flood   b. Fire   c. Earthquake

6.  Besides his family, what else was Noah suppose to put on the Ark? ____________ ________________________________________________________________

 7.  How old was Noah, when the flood was upon the earth?   a.  100 yr.  b. 600 yr. 

 8.  It rained ________________days and ________________nights. 

 9.  After the waters subsided, where did the Ark land?   a. Mt. Sinai   b. Mt. Ararat

 10.  What kind of birds did Noah send out? __________________________________

 11.  Which bird brought back an olive leaf? _________________________________

12.  Genesis 9:1   And God blessed Noah and his sons, and said unto them__________

13.  What is a rainbow a sign of?    
      a.   The earth would be repopulated  
      b.   That God would help Noah  
      c.   God’s promise that He would never again destroy all flesh with a flood.

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Abraham and Isaac

Although Abraham and Sarah were very old, God promised them that they would have a son. After Isaac was born, God tested Abraham’s faith and obedience by telling him to offer Isaac as a sacrifice, on Mount Moriah. Abraham told Isaac that God would provide the lamb for the sacrifice.

When they reached the mountain, Abraham tied up his son and placed him on the altar he had built. Abraham pulled out his knife and just as he was about to kill Isaac, an angel stopped Abraham and said, "Don’t kill your son." When Abraham looked up he saw a ram caught in a bush.

Read - Genesis Chapters 18:1-15,     21:1-8,    22:1-18

1.   When Sarah heard that she was going to have a son she: 1. Cried  2. Laughed  3. Died

2.   How old was Abraham when Isaac was born?   1. 60 yrs.  2. 100 yrs.  3. 140 yrs.

3.   Why didn’t Hagar and her son die in the desert? ____________________________

 4.   Who stopped Abraham from sacrificing his son Isaac?  1. Angel of the Lord 
       2. Sarah   3. Hagar

5.   Because Abraham obeyed God, what promise did God make to Abraham in Genesis
       22:18?    _________________________________________________________________

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Jacob was the twin brother of Esau whose name was later changed to Israel when he wrestles with a mysterious person. After tricking Esau out of his birthright Jacob leaves and dwells with his uncle Laban. He served Laban for 14 years to gain Rachel for his wife.

Read - Genesis Ch.25-33

1. Which of the brothers was the oldest? ____________________________________

 2.  What was Esau willing to exchange his birthright for? _________________________

3.  In your estimation do you think that Esau valued his birthright? __________________

 4.  In the following space describe how Jacob tricked his Father Isaac into believing that
      he was Esau.

5.  Jacob also stole Esau’s blessing from their Father.  True or False

6.  Jacob has a dream about:  1. Angels on a ladder    2. A large fish    3. The devil

7.  Jacob loved Leah more then he did Rachel.  True or False

8.  Jacob leaves with his wives, children and processions to go back to the land of his
      Father.  True or False

9.  Jacob would not let go of the person he wrestles with, until the person:   1. Prayed   
     2.   gave up    3. Blessed him 

10. Esau greeted Jacob with:  1. Anger    2. Hugs and tears

11. All together Jacob had 12 sons; can you name the two sons that were born by his  
      wife    Rachel?   ________________________________________________

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In the story of Joseph we find jealousy, envy, hatred, betrayal and forgiveness. Out of jealousy, Joseph's brothers sell him to Egyptian merchants for twenty pieces of silver. As a slave he ends up in an Egyptian prison for a crime he did not commit. Through it all God is with Joseph and gets him out of prison and puts him next to Pharaoh, as a governor over all of Egypt. After many years, Joseph finally meets up with his brothers again.

Read - Genesis Ch.37, 39-50

1.  What kind of coat did Jacob make for Joseph? _____________________________

2.  Joseph’s brothers loved Joseph very much.  True or False

3.  Reuben saved Joseph’s life by recommending that they put him in a Pit? True or False

4.  The brothers sold Joseph for 10 pieces of silver.  True or False

5.  What did they do to Joseph’s coat to make Jacob think that Joseph was dead? _____

6.  What was the name of the man in Egypt that bought Joseph? ___________________

7.  Joseph was falsely accused of attacking his master’s wife and thrown in prison. True  or

8.  God gives Joseph the interpretation of dreams.  True or False

9.  Joseph interprets Pharaoh’s dream accurately.  True or False

10.  Which brother stayed home with Jacob, when all the brothers went to Egypt to buy

11.  Joseph’s brothers never knew that it was Joseph until he told them.  True or False

12.  Joseph doesn’t forgive his brothers.  True or False

13.  According to Genesis 50:20   God can turn bad things that happen to people, around 
       for the good.   True or False

  Memory Scripture:   Romans 8:28  And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to [his] purpose.

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The story of Moses can be divided up into three parts. Part one is the 40 years that he lived in Egypt in Pharaoh’s house although he was born a Hebrew slave. Part two is the 40 years that he lived in Midian and worked as a shepherd. Part three is the last 40 years of his life as God’s servant to Israel. Through out Moses life we find an extraordinary man of God who experienced the mighty miracle working power of God.

Read - Exodus Chapters 1-2

1.   Why was Moses put in a basket? _______________________________________

2.  Who found Moses in the river? _________________________________________

3.   Why did Pharaoh want to kill the baby boys? ______________________________

4.   What was the name of Moses’ wife?  1. Hannah   2. Zipporah   3. Mary

Read – Chapters 3-14

5.   The Lord speaks to Moses from a burning ________________________________

6.   Why did God tell Moses to take off his shoes? _____________________________

7.   When Moses wanted to know God’s name, what did the Lord say? ___________

8.   As a sign, God turned Moses’ stick into a    1. Frog   2. Snake   3. Bird

9.   What 10 Plagues did God send on Egypt?

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Walls of Jericho

Read - Joshua Chapters 2 - 6

1.   Joshua sent five men in the land to spy on the land and Jericho.   True or False

2.   The name of the woman that hid the spies was.   1. Rahab   2. Sarah   3. Rachel

3.   The woman wanted the spies to promise?  1. To save her family   2. Give her gold

4.   What was the woman to hang out her window? ____________________________

5.   On the 7th day how many times were they to march around the walls of Jericho?____

6.   What happened to the walls when the people gave a great shout? _______________

7.   Rahab and her family were killed.  True or False  

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Samson was one of 13 judges of Israel. A judge was someone that God raised up to rule in Israel. Most often they brought about deliverance from foreign armies and spiritual renewal to God.

Read - Judges 13 -16

1.  The angel of the Lord promised the parents of Samson that he would be born and that 
     he was to be raised as a:   1. King   2. Nazarite   3. Priest

2.  Samson’s hair was to never be cut:   True or False

3.  The Spirit of the Lord moved upon Samson.  True or False

4.  Samson killed a lion with:    1. His hands     2. A rock    3. A stick

5.  Samson killed 1000 men with:  1. A knife   2. A spear   3. Jawbone of an ass (donkey)

6.  God gave Samson a drink of water from:   1. The jaw   2. A lake   3. A river

7.  The name of the woman that tricked Samson and cut his hair was________________

8.  What happened to Samson when he lost his hair? ____________________________

9.   Why did Samson want to lean on the pillars?________________________________

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David and Goliath

God ordained David to be king of Israel when he was just a young man possibly 14 years old. After Samuel poured oil over his head the Spirit of God came upon David and God begin to move him into place to replace king Saul as king of Israel. Until his death, king Saul constantly persecuted David, in hopes of killing him. David became king over all of Israel at the age of thirty.

Read -1 Samuel Chapters 16-18

1.  David was the last of Jesse’s sons to come before Samuel.  True or False

2.  David’s complexion was:    1. Fair   2. Ruddy  

3.  Why did David play his harp for king Saul? _______________________________

4.  What was the name of the Giant that David fought?   1. Agag   2. Goliath   3. Gomer 

5.  What did David hit the giant in the forehead with? ___________________________

6.  The name of Saul’s son that loved David was: ______________________________

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Elijah was a prophet of God who was taken to heaven by a fiery chariot, without seeing death. Elijah experienced many miracles from God during his earthly ministry.

Elijah fed by ravens -
1 Kings 17:1-6

1.  What brook did Elijah go and hide by?  ____________________________________

2.  How many times did the ravens feed Elijah each day? _________________________

The widow woman  - 1 Kings 17:7-14

3.  The widow woman gave her last food to Elijah.  True or False

4.  God blessed the widow with much oil and meal.  True or False

5.  Elijah prayed for the widow’s dead son and God brought him back to life. True or

Elijah’s challenge to false prophets - 1 Kings 18:16-45

6.  One way that Elijah mocked the false prophets of Baal, was by saying that their god 
       was asleep.   True or  False

Chariot of Fire - 2 Kings Ch.2

7.  Who wanted a double portion of the spirit that was on Elijah?    1. Moses   2. Elisha

8.  What did Elijah smite the water with to make it part?   1. His mantle   2. A rock 

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Jonah was a servant of God who disobeyed when God told him to go to Nineveh. Jonah did not want to preach to these people because that had done a lot of bad things to his people. Jonah tried to get away from God by sailing away on a ship but in a violent storm the sailors throw him overboard. God sends a large fish to swallow Jonah alive. Jonah was in the belly of the fish for three days until the fish threw up Jonah on a beach. Jonah finally obeyed God and preached to the people at Nineveh.

Read - Jonah Chapters 1-4

1.  Jonah told the sailors that he was running from God.  True or False

2.  Did the violent storm cease when they threw Jonah overboard?  Yes or No

3.  Jonah was in the belly of the fish for two days and nights.  True or False

4.  Did Jonah pray while in the fish’s belly?   Yes or No

5.  When Jonah preached to the people of Nineveh they listen to him.  Yes or No

6.  God spared the people of Nineveh.   True or False

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