Telling the Gospel: 70 Stories About Jesus to Read Out Loud

Telling the Gospel: 70 Stories About Jesus to Read Out Loud

by Bob Hartman

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Overview

A wonderful way for adults and children to discover and enjoy stories about Jesus, all retold by a master storyteller


A companion volume to Telling the Bible. Bob uses the Gospel of Luke as a basis for 70 stories about Jesus, his birth, life, teaching, death and resurrection.


Bob uses a wide variety of narrative forms to produce stories that will delight new Christians and Bible veterans alike. Each story is accompanied by an introduction explaining its particular place and function, with telling tips and questions. Some require audience participation: all are designed to entertain and inform.


The book is produced in large clear print and strongly bound for prolonged use. The price includes a license to photocopy.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780857216762
Publisher: Lion Hudson
Publication date: 07/27/2015
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Bob Hartman is performance storyteller par excellence. He has been entertaining audiences with his books and perfomances on borh sides of the Atlantic for over fifteen years.

Table of Contents

The Whole Story 9

Angel Surprise: Luke 1:26-38 16

Mary Meets an Angel: Luke 1:26-38 20

Two Women, One Door: Luke 1:39-45 23

"Magnificent" - Mary's Song: Luke 1:46-55 26

"And Here He Comes" - Zechariah's Song: Luke 1:67-80 29

This Story is Brought to You by the Letter G: Luke 2:8-20 31

Old Shepherd: Luke 2:8-20 33

The Most Important Thing?: Luke 2 35

A Night the Stars Danced for Joy: Luke 2:8-20 38

Three Wise Gamers: Matthew 2:1-12 42

The Tyrant's Tale: Matthew 2:1-18 45

Consolation: Luke 2:21-32 50

A Trip to the Temple: Luke 2:41-50 52

The Tempter's Tale: Luke 4:1-13 55

Hometown Boy: Luke 4:14-30 59

A Day at the Seaside on the Magic Roundabout: Luke 5:1-11 64

Peterfish Song: Luke 5:1-11 68

A Roof Story: Luke 5:17-26 70

Poor, Hungry, Sad, and Unpopular: Luke 6:20-26 73

What Would Jesus Drive?: Matthew 5:29-30 75

Rock and Sand: Luke 6:46-49 81

Having His Way: Luke 7:1-10: Matthew 8:5-13 83

Only Five Miles: Luke 7:11-17 86

Sowers and Soil and Seeds: Luke 8:1-14 88

A Storm Story: Luke 8:22-25 91

A Heart Story: Luke 8:40-56 94

A Bread Story: Luke 9:10-17 97

Popping Down to Tesco's: John 6 101

And Jesus Was Confused: John 7:53-8:11 104

Saints and Screw-ups: a Joke for Sometime in the Future: Luke 9:18-27: Matthew 16 107

Glow, Moses, Glow!: Luke 9:28-36 111

The Great Grand-lamma-lamma: Luke 9:46-50 113

Foxes, Funerals and Furrows: Luke 9:57-62 115

Not a Story about Loving: Luke 10:25-37 116

They Were Sisters: Luke 10:38-41 119

Little Light Shine: Luke 11:33-36 121

A Modern Parable of the Rich Fool: Luke 12:16-21 123

Thinkin' 'bout Ravens: Luke 12:22-34 125

Thinkin' 'bout Mustard: Luke 13:18-21 127

Thinkin' 'bout Foxes and Chickens: Luke 13:31-35 130

Hospitality: Luke 14:1-23 132

A Lost Sheep: Luke 15:1-7 136

A Lost Coin: Luke 15:8-10 139

Lost Son: Luke 15:11-32 142

Just Waiting: Luke 15:11-32 146

Idol/Idle: Matthew 16:13 148

Lazarus and the Rich Man - an Introduction: Luke 16:19-31 152

What Do You Want, a Personal Invitation?: Luke 16:19-31 154

This Story is Brought to You by the Letter?: Luke 17:11-19 158

There Was an Old Woman Who Pestered a Judge: Luke 18:1-8 160

Two Men in a Temple Luke: 18:9-14 163

And Jesus Was Sad: Luke 18:18-25 165

He was a Rich Man: Luke 18:18-25; 19:1-10 167

Noisy Beggar: Luke 18:35-43 170

The Taxman's Tale: Luke 19:1-10 172

This Story is Brought to You by the Letter C: Luke 19:28-40 178

Too Much: Luke 21:1-4 180

The Lovin' God Party - a Song: Matthew 22:34-40 182

The Traitor's Tale: Luke 22:1-6 184

Surely Not I, Lord!: Luke 22:14-23;: Matthew 26:17-30 189

Three: Luke 22:54-62 192

The Politician's Tale: Luke 23:1-25 194

Travail: Luke 23:26-46 201

The Thief's Tale: Luke 23:32-43 203

A Resurrection Rhyme: Luke 24 209

Women!: Luke 24:1-12 212

Emmaus: Luke 24:11-35 215

The Fisherman's Tale: John 21 218

A Sort of Great Commission Song: Matthew 28:18-20 223

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