The Story Bible Verses

THE STORY MAP

1. The Beginning of Life as We Know It

Genesis 1:1—2:9

Genesis 2:15–25

TRANSITION:

Genesis 3:1—4:8

TRANSITION:

Genesis 6:5—7:1

Genesis 7:4, 7:6–10; 7:13—8:5

Genesis 8:13-21

Genesis 9:1-2, 8-13, 16

TRANSITION:

 

2. God Builds a Nation

 

Genesis 12:1-5

Hebrews 11:8

Genesis 12:6-7

Genesis 13:5-6, 14-18

Hebrews 11:9-10

TRANSITON:

Genesis 15:1-6

Romans 4:18-22

TRANSITON:

Genesis 16:9—17:11

Genesis 17:14-16

Genesis 21:1-2

Hebrews 11:11-12

Genesis 21:3-7

TRANSITON:

Genesis 21:8-20

Genesis 22:1-13

Hebrews 11:17-19

Genesis 22:14-18

TRANSTION:

Genesis 32:3-30

Genesis 33:1-12

Genesis 35:1-7,9-12,16-19,22,27-29

TRANSITION:

3. Joseph: From Slave to Deputy Pharaoh

Genesis 37:12-36

Genesis 39:1-23

TRANSITION:

Genesis 41:1a,8,14-16

TRANSITION:

Genesis 41:37, 39-44

TRANSITION:

Genesis 42:1-4, 6-24

TRANSITION:

Genesis 43:1-3,11,13-15,26-31,33-34

Genesis 44:1-18, 27-34;

Genesis 45:1-15, 25-28

Genesis 46:1-5, 28-30

Genesis 47:11,28-31

Genesis 48:21

TRANSITION:

Genesis 50:15-26

4. Deliverance

Exodus 1:6-14, 22

Exodus 2:1-25

Exodus 3:1-15

Exodus 4:10-17, 27-31

TRANSITION:

Exodus 5:19—6:8

Exodus 7:8-24

TRANSITION:

Exodus 10:27—11:1

Exodus 11:4-8

Exodus 12:1-3,5-8, 11-13, 21-24, 28-33, 40-41

TRANSITION:

Exodus 13:21-22

Exodus 14:1-29

TRANSITION:

Exodus 15:22-27

Exodus 16:1-3, 6-15

TRANSITION:

Exodus 17:1-7

5. New Commands and a New Covenant

Exodus 19:1-6, 9-25;

Exodus 20:18-21

TRANSITION:

Exodus 20:2-17

TRANSITION:

Exodus 24:3-8,12;

Exodus 24:15—25:2, 8-9

TRANSITION:

Exodus 32:1-35

Exodus 33:1-3, 7-23

Exodus 34:1-10, 14, 27-35

TRANSITION:

Exodus 40:34-38

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6. Wandering

Numbers 10:11-13

TRANSITION:

Numbers 11:1-15, 16a, 18-23,31-34

TRANSITION:

Numbers 12:1-16

Numbers 13:1-2, 17-21, 23, 25-28, 30-33

Numbers 14:1-35

TRANSITION:

Numbers 20:1-13

TRANSITION:

Numbers 20:22-29

Numbers 21:1-9

TRANSITION:

Numbers 21: 21-26, 31-35

TRANSITION:

Numbers 25:1-13

TRANSITION:

Numbers 27:12-20, 22-23

TRANSITION:

Deuteronomy 1:1a

Deuteronomy 2:7

Deuteronomy 4:32-40

Deuteronomy 6:4-7

Deuteronomy 8:1-5

Deuteronomy 9:1-6

Deuteronomy 29:2-6

Deuteronomy 30:11-20

TRANSITION:

Deuteronomy 31:7-8

Deuteronomy 32:48-52

Deuteronomy 34:1-8,10-12

7. The Battle Begins

Joshua 1:1-11,16-18

Joshua 2:1-16, 22-24

TRANSITION:

Joshua 6:1-17,20-26a, 27

TRANSITION:

Joshua 8:1-2,10-22, 25, 30-31a,34-35

TRANSITION:

Joshua 10:1-28, 40-43

Joshua 11:1-15,23

TRANSITION:

Joshua 23:1-5, 14-16

Joshua 24:1-15, 24-31

8. A few good men . . . and women

Judges 2:7-22

Judges 3:7-11

TRANSITION:

Judges 4:1-24

TRANSITION:

Judges 6:1-10

TRANSITION:

Judges 6:11-24,33-40

Judges7:1-25

Judges 8:28, 33-34

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Judges 13:1-5

TRANSITION:

Judges 13:24-25

Judges 14:1—16:31

TRANSITION: Long transition into the story of Ruth

9. The Faith of a Foreign Woman

Ruth 1:1—4:17

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10. Standing Tall, Falling Hard

1 Samuel 1:1—2:2; 2:19-21

1 Samuel 3:1—4:18

TRANSITION:

1 Samuel 8:1-22

1 Samuel 9:1-6,10,14-21

1 Samuel 10:1-2,5-7, 9, 17-26

TRANSITION:

1 Samuel 11:1-15; 12:1-2a, 12-25

TRANSITION:

1 Samuel 13:1-14

1 Samuel 15:1-4,7-9

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11. From Shepherd to King

1 Samuel 16:1,4-13a

1 Samuel 17:1-11, 16-54

TRANSITION:

1 Samuel 17:57-58

1 Samuel 18:1-16

TRANSITION:

Psalm 59:1-5, 9-10a,16-17

TRANSITION:

1 Samuel 24:1-22

2 Samuel 22:1-7,47

TRANSITION:

1 Samuel 31:1-12

TRANSITION:

2 Samuel 6:1-15

TRANSITION:

2 Samuel 6:16-23

TRANSITION:

1 Chronicles 17 1-27

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12. The Trials of a King

2 Samuel 11:1-17, 26-27

2 Samuel 12:1-13a

TRANSITION:

Psalm 51:1-12

TRANSITION:

2 Samuel 12:13b-20a

TRANSITION:

Psalm 32:1-7, 10-11

2 Samuel 12:24-25

TRANSITION:

2 Samuel 18:1-18, 21, 31-33

2 Samuel 19:4

TRANSITION:

1 Chronicles 22:1-19

1 Chronicles 29:1-20

TRANSITION:

Psalm 23

TRANSITION

13. The king who had it all

1 Kings 1:1, 15-17, 29-31

1 Kings 2:1-4, 10-12

1 Kings 3:1-28

TRANSITION:

1 Kings 4:29-34

TRANSITION:

Proverbs 1:1-4a,7

Proverbs 2: 1-6,12

Proverbs 3:1-12

Proverbs 6:28-29

Proverbs 20:2-4,7,10,13,15,17,19-22,24,27,29

Proverbs 21:1-7,10,13-15,17,19-21,23,27-28,30-31

TRANSITION:

1 Kings 5:1-12

1 Kings 6:1

TRANSITION:

1 Kings 7:51

1 Kings 8:1-6,

2 Chronicles 5:11-14

1 Kings 8:12-14, 22-24,27-30

2 Chronicles 6:40-42

2 Chronicles 7:1-3

1 Kings 8:54-61

2 Chronicles 7:4-5,11-22

TRANSITION:

1 Kings 10:1-10,13-29

TRANSITION:

1 Kings 11:1-6, 9-13

14. A Kingdom Torn in Two

TRANSITION:

1 Kings 12:1-17

TRANSITION:

1 Kings 12:18-33

1 Kings 13:1-6,33

1 Kings 14:1-18

1 Kings 14:21a, 22-28, 30-31

1 Kings 15:1-6,8-24

TRANSITION:

1 Kings 16:29-34

15. God’s Messengers

1 Kings 17:1-6

1 Kings 18:1-2, 17-46

TRANSITION:

1 Kings 19:1-21

TRANSITION:

2 Kings 2:1-2,7-15

TRANSITION:

2 Kings 4:11-17

TRANSITION:

2 Kings 4:27-37

TRANSITION:

2 Kings 6:8-23

TRANSITION:

Amos 1:1-2a

Amos 3:1-2,9-11

Amos 4:2,3,6,10,12

Amos 5:6a, 14,15

Amos 9: 8

TRANSITION:

Hosea 4:1-2

Hosea 5:4,7

Hosea 5:14-15

Hosea 8:13b-14

Hosea 9:7

Hosea 14:1-2

TRANSITION:

16. The Beginning of the End

2 Kings 17:1-7, 11b-14, 23b, 18

TRANSITION:

2 Kings 18:1-4a,7, 17-25, 28-33

TRANSITION:

2 Kings 19:9-21a, 22-23a, 27-28,32-37

TRANSITION:

Isaiah 6:1-8

TRANSITION:

Isaiah 3:1-3, 8,9, 12b-13

Isaiah 13:4-5

TRANSITION:

Isaiah 14:1-5

Isaiah 49:8-9a, 13-18, 23c, 26b

TRANSITION:

Isaiah 53

TRANSITION:

17. The Kingdoms’ Fall

2 Kings 21:1a,2-16

2 Chronicles 33:10-13

TRANSITION:

2 Chronicles 33:21-25

TRANSITION:

2 Kings 23:36a, 37

2 Kings 24:1-2,6, 8-17

TRANSITION:

Ezekiel 1:1,4-6, 22-28

Ezekiel 2: 1-4, 6-7

Ezekiel 6:1-10

Ezekiel 7:5,7-8

TRANSITION:

Jeremiah 1:4-10,18-19

TRANSITION:

Jeremiah 2:4, 11-13, 20a,21-22,26-28

Jeremiah 4:5-8

Jeremiah 5:1

Jeremiah 13:17-19

TRANSITION:

2 Chronicles 36:15-16

2 Chronicles 36:11-14

2 Kings 25:1-3

TRANSITION:

Jeremiah 21:1-10

2 Kings 25:4-12,21b

TRANSITION:

Lamentations 1:1-3

Lamentations 2:17

Lamentations 3:21-26

Lamentations 5:1,15-16, 19-21

TRANSITION:

Ezekiel 36:22-28,33-36

Ezekiel 37:1-14

18. Daniel in Exile

TRANSITION:

Daniel 1:3-21

Daniel 2:1-30

TRANSTION:

Daniel 2:46-49

TRANSITION:

Daniel 3:1-30

TRANSITION:

Daniel 6:1-27

TRANSITION

Jeremiah 30: 2-3, 8,10,11

Jeremiah 31:23-25;

Jeremiah 29:10-14

TRANSITION:

19. The Return Home

Ezra 1:1-7,11

Ezra 2:64-67

TRANSITION:

Ezra 3:1-5, 10-13

Ezra 4:1-5,24

TRANSITION:

Haggai 1:1-15

TRANSITION:

Haggai 2:1-9

TRANSITION:

Zechariah 1:1

Zechariah 8:2-23

TRANSITION:

Ezra 5:3-17

Ezra 6:1-15

TRANSITION:

Ezra 6:16-18

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20. The Queen of Beauty and Courage

Esther 1:1—2:4

TRANSITION:

2:5-23

TRANSITION:

3:1—4:17

TRANSITION:

5:1—8:2

TRANSITION:

8:3—9:17

TRANSITION:

9:20-28

21. Rebuilding the Walls

TRANSITION:

Ezra 7:1-28

TRANSITION:

Nehemiah 1:1-6,11a

TRANSITION:

Nehemiah 2:11-18

TRANSITION:

Nehemiah 4:1-23

TRANSITION:

Nehemiah 6:1-10,15-16

TRANSITION:

Nehemiah 7:1-2

Nehemiah 8:1-3,5-18

TRANSITION:

Malachi 1:1,6-11

Malachi 2:13-16

Malachi 3:6-18,

Malachi 4:1-6

TRANSITION:

22. The Birth of the King

John 1:1-14, 17-18

Luke 1:26b-35,38, 46-55

TRANSITION:

Matthew 1:19-24

Luke 2:1-20

TRANSITION:

Matthew 2:1-23a

TRANSITION:

Luke 2:41-52

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23. Jesus’ Ministry Begins

TRANSITION:

Matthew 3:1-2,4-6

Matthew 3:13-17

Matthew 4:1-11

TRANSITION:

John 1:19-51

John 2:1-11

TRANSITION:

John 3:1-18

TRANSITION:

John 4:4-30, 39-43

Mark 1:21-45

Mark 2:1-17

TRANSITION:

Mark 3:1-6

Matthew 4:23-25

Mark 3:9-12

TRANSITION:

Mark 3:13-19

Luke 8:1-3

TRANSITION:

Matthew 11:2-14

TRANSITION:

24. No Ordinary Man

Mark 4:1-34

TRANSITION:

Luke 15:1-32

TRANSITION:

Luke 10:25-37

TRANSITION:

Matthew 5:1-16

Matthew 6:5-15,19-34

Matthew 7:24-27

TRANSITION:

Mark 4:35-41

Mark 5:1-43

Matthew 9:27-34

TRANSITION:

Mark 6:14-44

Matthew 14:22-36

John 6:22-35, 47-58, 66-71

TRANSITION:

25. Jesus, The Son of God

Mark 8:27-38

Matthew 17:1-2

Luke 9:30-31

Mark 9:5-6

Matthew 17:5-8

Mark 9:9-10,14-15,30-32

TRANSITION:

John 7:11-15, 25-31, 37-44

TRANSITION:

John 8: 12-14, 21-24, 30-32, 51-59

TRANSITION:

John 11:1-53

TRANSITION:

Mark 10:13-34

John 11:55-57

TRANSITION:

Mark 11:1-10

Matthew 21:10-17

TRANSITION:

Mark 12:35-37

TRANSITION:

John 12:27-33, 37,42-50

Mark 14:1-2

TRANSITION:

Luke 22:3-6

26. The Hour of Darkness

Mark 14:12-17

John 13:1a-17, 21-30

TRANSITION:

Matthew 26:26-29

TRANSTION:

John 14:1-17

John 16:12-13,32-33

John 17:1-5,24-26

Matthew 26:30

TRANSITION:

Matthew 26:31-42

Luke 22:43-44

Matthew 26:43-47

John 18:4-11

Luke 22:51b-53

TRANSITION:

Matthew 26:57-68

TRANSITION:

Luke 22:55-62

Matthew 27:1-5

TRANSITION:

John 18:33—19:16

Matthew 27:32

TRANSITION:

Mark 15:29-32a

Luke 23:32-43

John 19:25-27

TRANSITION:

Luke 23:44-45a

Matthew 27:46-49

John 19:30

Matthew 27:51-54

Luke 23:48-49

27. The Resurrection

John 19:31-42,

Matthew 27:62-66

TRANSITION

Mark 16:1-3

Matthew 28:2-8

John 20:3-18

Luke 24:13-49

John 20:24-29

John 21:1-19

Matthew 28:16-20

John 21:25a

John 20:31

TRANSITION:

28. New Beginnings

Acts 1:1-11

TRANSITION:

Acts 2:1-24,32-33,36-47

Acts 3:1-20

Acts 4:1-21,32-35

Acts 5:12-42

TRANSITION:

Acts 6:8-15

Acts 7:1

TRANSITION:

Acts 7:51-60

Acts 8:1-8

Acts 9:1-31

TRANSITION:

Acts 10:1-28

TRANSITION:

Acts 12:1-24

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29. Paul’s Mission

Acts 13:1-16, 27-33a, 38-39

Acts 13:42-52

TRANSITION:

Acts 14:1-18

TRANSITION:

Acts 16:13-40

TRANSITION:

Acts 17:1-10

TRANSITION:

Acts 18:1-11

TRANSITION:

1 Thessalonians 1:1-10

1 Thessalonians 2:1-8,17-20

1 Thessalonians 3:1-13

1 Thessalonians 4:16-18

1 Thessalonians 5:16-28

TRANSITION:

Acts 18:12-28

TRANSITION:

Acts 19:1a, 8-20,23-41

Acts 20:1

TRANSITION:

1 Corinthians 1:1-3, 10-13

1 Corinthians 3:1-11, 21-23

1 Corinthians 5:9-13a

1 Corinthians 6:18-20

1 Corinthians 10:14-21

1 Corinthians 12:1,4-6,12-18,27

1 Corinthians 13:1-7

1 Corinthians 15:1-25, 51-58

1 Corinthians 16:19-24

TRANSITION:

Galatians 1:1-9

Galatians 3:1-5,10-11,23-28

Galatians 5:1,13,19-26

Galatians 6:18

TRANSITION:

Romans 1:1-4,7,16-17

Romans 3:19-28

Romans 4:1-8

Romans 5: 1-11

Romans 6:23

Romans 8:1-4,12-18, 28,31-39

Romans 12:1-8,23b-29

Romans 15:23b-33

TRANSITION:

30. Paul’s Final Days

Acts 20:13-28

Acts 20:36-38

Acts 21:7-15

TRANSITION:

Acts 21:27b—23:35

TRANSITION:

Acts 27:1—28:31

TRANSITION:

Ephesians 1:1-10,16-23

Ephesians 2:1-22

Ephesians 3:14-21

Ephesians 4:1-6

Ephesians 5:21-33

Ephesians 6:1-4,23-24

TRANSITION:

2 Timothy 1:1-5,8-12; 2:1-9; 3:10-17; 4:6-13

TRANSITION:

31. Revelation

Revelation 1:1-20

TRANSITION:

Revelation 2:1-7

Revelation 3:1-6

Revelation 3:14-22

TRANSITION:

Revelation 4:1—5:14

Revelation 19:5-16

TRANSITION:

Revelation 20:11-15

Revelation 21:1—22:21