New Testament Stories
New Testament Stories
After the New Testament
After the death of Jesus, the Apostles tried to teach the gospel to the wicked people. The Apostles were killed, so the true church was taken away from the earth. Through the prophet Joseph Smith, God brought His gospel back to the earth.
Chapter 01: Elisabeth and Zacharias
An angel tells Zacharias that he and his wife, Elisabeth, will have a son even though they are both very old. Zacharias doesn't believe the angel, so the angel tells him he will not be able to talk until the child is born.
Chapter 02: Mary and the Angel
The angel Gabriel comes to Mary and tells her she is to be the mother of the Son of God.
Chapter 03: John the Baptist Is Born
Mary goes to visit Elisabeth and the Holy Ghost tells Elisabeth about Mary's baby. Elisabeth's son is born and they name him John as the angel instructed them. Zacharias is able to speak again.
Chapter 04: Joseph and the Angel
An angel appears to Joseph in a dream and tells him that Mary's child is the Son of God.
Chapter 05: Jesus Christ Is Born
Jesus Christ is born in Bethlehem. Angels tell nearby shepherds of his birth, and they come to worship him.
Chapter 06: Presentation at the Temple
Mary and Joseph bring Jesus to the temple in Jerusalem. Simeon and Anna, two righteous people, see Jesus and praise God.
Chapter 07: The Wise Men
Wise men from another land travel to Bethlehem to worship and give gifts to the baby Jesus.
Chapter 08: Wicked King Herod
An angel warns Joseph in a dream to take Jesus and Mary to Egypt to escape the wicked King Herod.
Chapter 09: The Boy Jesus
The boy Jesus answers the teachers' questions in the temple.
Chapter 10: Jesus Is Baptized
John the Baptist prepares the way for Jesus by preaching the gospel and baptizing many people. Jesus comes to John to be baptized and sets the example for all mankind.
Chapter 11: Jesus Is Tempted
The devil comes to Jesus as he is fasting and tempts him three times.
Chapter 12: The Wedding in Cana
Jesus performs a miracle at a wedding feast in Cana by turning water into wine.
Chapter 13: Jesus and His Heavenly Father’s House
Jesus clears the temple of merchants.
Chapter 14: Nicodemus
Nicodemus, a Pharisee, comes to talk to Jesus. Jesus tells him that no one can enter heaven without being spiritually born again.
Chapter 15: The Woman at the Well
Jesus talks to a Samaritan woman at a well. He tells her about the living water of eternal life, and she tells many people about Jesus's teachings.
Chapter 16: The Leader’s Son
Jesus heals the son of a Jewish leader.
Chapter 17: Angry People in Nazareth
Jesus tells doubtful, angry Jews in Nazareth that He is the Savior. They try to kill Jesus, but He escapes.
Chapter 18: Jesus Chooses His Apostles
Jesus teaches and performs a miracle for a group of fishermen. He tells three of them to follow him and become "fishers of men." He calls and ordains twelve Apostles to preach the gospel and heal people.
Chapter 19: The Sermon on the Mount
Jesus gives the Sermon on the Mount. He teaches what we must do to be happy and to return to live with Heavenly Father again.
Chapter 20: Jesus Teaches about Prayer
Jesus teaches his disciples that they should pray privately and sincerely. He gives a prayer to show them an example and promises that Heavenly Father will answer their prayers.
Chapter 21: Jesus Commands the Winds and the Waves
Jesus calms a storm on the sea, and his disciples marvel that even the wind and sea obey Him.
Chapter 22: The Man with the Evil Spirits
Jesus casts evil spirits out of a man. The man believes in Jesus, but others are afraid.
Chapter 23: The Man Who Could Not Walk
The friends of a man who cannot walk bring him to see Jesus. Jesus tells the man his sins are forgiven and heals him.
Chapter 24: Jairus’s Daughter Is Raised from the Dead
A man, Jairus, asks Jesus to come heal his sick daughter. The girl dies before Jesus arrives, but He raises her from the dead.
Chapter 25: A Woman Touches Jesus’s Clothes
A faithful woman is healed by simply touching Jesus's clothes.
Chapter 26: Jesus Forgives a Woman
A woman with many sins washes Jesus's feet with her hair. A Pharisee criticizes Him, but Jesus tells the Pharisee that the woman's sins are forgiven because of her love for the Savior and her faith.
Chapter 27: Doing His Father’s Work on Earth
Jesus heals a man on the Sabbath. This angers many people, but He tells them He was doing what His Father would do.
Chapter 28: Jesus Feeds 5,000 People
Jesus miraculously feeds a crowd of 5,000 people.
Chapter 29: Jesus Walks on the Water
Jesus walks on water. Peter tries but is afraid and begins to sink. Jesus asks him why he doesn't have more faith.
Chapter 30: The Bread of Life
Jesus teaches that He is the Bread of Life. He teaches that if people believe and follow Him they will have everlasting life.
Chapter 31: Jesus Heals a Deaf Man
Jesus heals a deaf man, and the people are astonished.
Chapter 32: Peter Testifies of Christ
Peter says Jesus is the Son of God. Jesus tells Peter that his testimony has come from God. He tells Peter that he will lead the Church. Jesus tells His disciples that He will suffer, die, and rise on the third day.
Chapter 33: Appearing in Glory: The Transfiguration
Jesus is transfigured on a mountaintop. He is visited by Moses and Elias. Peter, James, and John witness Jesus's glory and hear the voice of Heavenly Father testifying of Jesus.
Chapter 34: The Boy with an Evil Spirit
Jesus heals a boy who has an evil spirit. The disciples ask why they hadn't been able to heal the same boy, and Jesus tells them that sometimes fasting and prayer is necessary to heal.
Chapter 35: The Good Samaritan
Jesus tells the parable of the good Samaritan to a Jewish leader to illustrate how we are to love our neighbor as ourselves.
Chapter 36: Jesus Tells Three Parables
Jesus tells three parables to illustrate how God feels when sinners repent and return to Him.
Chapter 37: The Ten Lepers
Jesus heals ten lepers, but only one of them returns to thank him.
Chapter 38: The Pharisee and the Publican
Jesus tells a story about a Pharisee and a publican.
Chapter 39: Jesus Heals a Blind Man
Jesus heals a blind man and explains that physical trials do not come as a result of sin.
Chapter 40: The Good Shepherd
Jesus calls himself the Good Shepherd and explains that there are other sheep not of this fold.
Chapter 41: Jesus Blesses the Children
Jesus blesses the children and tells the disciples that they must become like little children to enter heaven.
Chapter 42: The Rich Young Man
Jesus tells a rich young man to sell all of his possessions and give the money to the poor. The rich man loved his riches more than God.
Chapter 43: Jesus Brings Lazarus Back to Life
Jesus raises Lazarus from the dead. Many believe Jesus because of this miracle.
Chapter 44: The Savior Goes to Jerusalem
Jesus goes to Jerusalem for the Passover feast. Many people shout that Jesus is the king. This angers the Pharisees.
Chapter 45: The Widow’s Mites
Jesus tells the disciples of the poor widow who gave all she had to God.
Chapter 46: The Second Coming
Jesus tells His disciples of signs of the Second Coming. There will be false prophets, wars, famine, wickedness, and destruction. If the Lord's people are prepared, they should not fear.
Chapter 47: The Ten Virgins
Jesus tells the parable of the ten virgins to teach about the need to prepare for His Second Coming.
Chapter 48: The Talents
Jesus tells the parable of the talents to demonstrate how to use the gifts of God.
Chapter 49: The First Sacrament
New Testament Stories
Chapter 50: Other Teachings at the Last Supper
Jesus teaches His Apostles after the Last Supper and promises them the gift of the Holy Ghost.
Chapter 51: Jesus Suffers in the Garden of Gethsemane
Jesus endures the pain of the sins of the world in the Garden of Gethsemane before He is betrayed by one of His friends.
Chapter 52: The Trials of Jesus
Jesus is betrayed by Judas and is put on trial in front of the Jews. They sentence Him to death.
Chapter 53: Jesus Is Crucified
Jesus suffers on the cross for the sins of the world.
Chapter 54: Jesus Is Risen
Jesus rises from the dead. He appears to Mary Magdalene and His Apostles as the resurrected Lord.
Chapter 55: The Apostles Lead the Church
Jesus gives the Apostles the power to lead the Church of Christ after His death.
Chapter 56: Peter Heals a Man
With the power of Jesus Christ, Peter heals a man who couldn't walk.
Chapter 57: Wicked Men Kill Stephen
The Jewish leaders become angry because the Apostles perform miracles after Jesus's death. Stephen is stoned to death.
Chapter 58: Simon and the Priesthood
Simon wants to buy the priesthood for money. Peter and John explain that the power of God is only given to righteous men.
Chapter 59: Saul Learns about Jesus
Saul was a wicked man. He sees a light and hears the voice of Jesus as he is traveling. He changes his name to Paul, repents, and becomes a powerful missionary and Apostle.
Chapter 60: Peter Brings Tabitha Back to Life
Peter heals Tabitha, and many people believe in Christ because of this miracle.
Chapter 61: Paul and Silas in Prison
Paul and Silas command an evil spirit to leave a girl's body. They go to prison for this act but are released through the power of prayer.
Chapter 62: Paul Obeys the Holy Ghost
Paul listens to the Holy Ghost and goes to Jerusalem, even though he knows they will put him in prison.
Chapter 63: Paul Finishes His Mission
Paul is persecuted by many people. He testifies of the Savior and of his personal conversion. He writes letters to Saints in other lands while he is in prison. Paul dies for his beliefs but knows he will live with God.
Introduction: Our Heavenly Father’s Plan
Heavenly Father's plan provides everyone a way to return to live with Him through the sacrifice of His son, Jesus Christ. His prophets tell us what we should do.
The First Parable: The Lost Sheep
The shepherd searches for and saves the lost sheep.
The Second Parable: The Lost Coin
Jesus teaches about the woman who searches for her lost coin.
The Third Parable: The Lost Son
Jesus tells of a son who sins and returns home seeking forgiveness.