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WOMEN OF THE BIBLE

RESOURCES FOR CHILDREN

 

We have a variety of resources available to borrow for youth groups studying Women in the Bible. To help you find them quickly, we organized them alphabetically starting with women whose names begin with an “A.”

 

Abigail

VCO-313.2, #4 - STORYTELLER SERIES, THE- (E); Guide; 5 sessions, 5 min. ea.; Workbook; Cooperative Publication Association, 1995.

The struggles and triumphs of “God’s Brave People,” are brought to life by a professional storyteller - .2 SHEPHERD KING: STORIES OF DAVID-

Story 4 – David and Abigail and Nabal (1 Samuel 25:2-42; Psalm 23)

 

Bathsheba

VCB-306 VEGGIE TALES- (K/E); 12+ Videos; about 30 min. per video; No guide; EcuFilm, 1995/97.

A creative children's video series that uses clever songs, hilariously campy dialog and amazing computer animation to teach Christian values including forgiveness, kindness, and thankfulness.

.11 KING GEORGE AND THE DUCKY- King George loves to play with rubber duckies. He learns about selfishness after he plots to send young Thomas to the warfront so he can appropriate for himself Tom's rubber ducky. This is a symbolical retelling of the David and Bathsheba story.

 

Elizabeth

VCB-305 THE BEGINNER BIBLE SERIES- (Pre/Pri); 11 videos; 11 sessions; 30 min. ea.; No Guide; Cartoon Animation; Time-Life Kids, 1996.

.1 THE STORY OF THE NATIVITY from the annunciation to Elizabeth through the birth and the proclamation by the angels.

 

Esther

VCB-300 CHILDREN'S VIDEO BIBLE SERIES- (E); video-strip; 5 videos, approx. 10 5-min. stories/video; Oxford Vision Ltd., 1988.

Bible stories for children using pictures from the Lion Story Bible. 52 stories from both Old and New Testaments.

.3 KINGS AND PROPHETS Stories included are: Elijah Asks for Bread; Elijah and the Prophets of Baal; Naaman's Dreadful Secret; Enemies All Around; Jeremiah and the Great Disaster; King Nebuchad-nezzar's Golden Statue; Daniel in the Lion's den; Queen Esther Saves her People; Nehemiah's Greatest Day; and Jonah Runs Away.

 

VCO-300 CHILDREN'S HEROES OF THE BIBLE SERIES- (E); 3 VCs; 46 min. ea.; Animation; Vanguard, 1986.

.3 ESTHER AND JEREMIAH- Esther: chosen as queen; Mordecai's refusal to bow before idols; Haman's plot against Jews; triumph of Esther and Mordecai.

 

VCO-304 ANIMATED STORIES FROM THE BIBLE SERIES-

DVO-304 (E); 25 min.; Activity/Color Book; Cartoon animation; Family Entertainment Network, 1992. 

Stories from the Bible in colorful cartoon animation with a reproducible activity/color book for each video. Also available on DVD as listed. All DVDS have complete Spanish and English programs with subtitles.

.6 ESTHER- Tells the story of Esther's courage and wisdom as she relies on God to help her save the lives of her people and bring a villain to justice.

 

VCO-313 STORYTELLER SERIES, THE- (E); Guide; 5 sessions, 5 min. ea.; Workbook; Cooperative Publication Association, 1995.

The struggles and triumphs of “God’s Brave People,” are brought to life by a professional storyteller.

.1 GOD’S BRAVE PEOPLE-

Story 5 – For Such a Time as This (Esther)- The covenant community called forth Esther’s courage to save her people.


EVE

VCB-300 CHILDREN'S VIDEO BIBLE SERIES- (E); video-strip; 5 videos, approx. 10 5-min. stories/video; Oxford Vision Ltd., 1988.

Bible stories for children using pictures from the Lion Story Bible. 52 stories from both Old and New Testaments.

.1 THE BEGINNING Stories included are: In the Beginning (Creation); Adam and Eve; Noah and the Great Flood; Abraham, Friend of God; Isaac Finds a Wife; Jacob and Esau; Joseph the Dreamer; Joseph the King of Egypt; The Princess and the Baby; and Let My People Go.

 

VCB-305 THE BEGINNER BIBLE SERIES- (Pre/Pri); 11 videos; 11 sessions; 30 min. ea.; No Guide; Cartoon Animation; Time-Life Kids, 1996.

.2 THE STORY OF CREATION through the temptation by the serpent and the fall of Adam and Eve.

 

VCB-308 THE GREAT BIBLE DISCOVERY SERIES- (K/Pri); ca. 30 min. ea.; Morning Light Media, 1996.

Host David Mead guides the way through classic stories of the Scriptures. Each episode features a lively, interactive (slightly off-the-wall) approach with live action mixed with storybook style animation, simple and direct explanation of Scripture, and a final quiz that serves as a learning summary

.7 DISCOVERING THE BEGINNING: The Story of Creation- This episode recounts the miraculous creation narrative from the electrifying power of the first flash of light through the tragic fall from Paradise. This story helps the viewer understand the present and promises great things for the future.

 

VCO-306 IN THE BEGINNING SERIES- (J/JH); 25 videos; 30 min. ea.; Guide; Cartoon Animation; CCC, 1995.

World-renowned animator, Osamu Tezuka, directs a multi-talented international team of animators in the video presentations of the greatest Bible stories from the Old Testament.

.1 ADAM AND EVE recounts the story of creation, man’s fall from grace, and the ultimate conflict of betrayal between Cain and Abel.

 

VCO-307 RABBIT EARS' THE GREATEST STORIES EVER TOLD- (C/A); 4 videos; 30 min. ea.; No Guide; Animation; Brown/Roa, 1993.

This series is a splendid collection of stories from the Bible that will fascinate and delight viewers of all ages.

.1 THE CREATION- Amy Grant recounts the wondrous story of how God created the universe in seven days and gave life to Adam and Eve. The score performed by Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, a banjo-led jazz trio, captures the simple poetry of this timeless narrative.

 

VCO-308 TESTAMENT - THE BIBLE IN ANIMATION- (E); 9 videos; 30 min. ea. No Guides; Vision Video, 1998. A variety of animation techniques are used to bring the best-loved Bible stories to life.

.1 CREATION AND THE FLOOD- As Noah and his family begin life in the ark, he tells the story of Adam and Eve, God, and the serpent in the Garden of Eden. Cel animation and paint-on-glass techniques are used.

 

HANNAH

VCO-311 KINGSLEY'S MEADOW- (K/Pri); 6 videos, 12 sessions, 15 min. ea.; No Guide, Cartoon Animation, American Bible Society, 2000.

Kingsley, a friendly lion lives in a musical kingdom and teaches amazing lessons about life from the Bible. Other delightful meadow characters include Petals, a singing trio of puppet flowers; and Monk, the hilarious chipmunk. Kids will learn virtues and values through exciting animation, beautiful scenery, upbeat songs, and fun Bible stories.

.6 MUNCH, MUNCH, WHERE'S MY LUNCH?

Program 2 (1 Samuel 1-3) The Story of Hannah (Thankfulness) tells the story of Hannah, the mother of Samuel, who prayed for a son and was thankful to God when Samuel was born.


JEZEBEL

VCO-308 TESTAMENT - THE BIBLE IN ANIMATION- (E); 9 videos; 30 min. ea. No Guides; Vision Video, 1998. A variety of animation techniques are used to bring the best-loved Bible stories to life.

.8 ELIJAH- Elijah, shown as the sole, persecuted prophet of God, brings people to God and challenges Baal's prophets, invoking the wrath of Queen Jezebel. The story continues through his finding a successor to take up his mantle. It is done in drawn animation.

 

MARY

VCB-305 THE BEGINNER BIBLE SERIES- (Pre/Pri); 11 videos; 11 sessions; 30 min. ea.; No Guide; Cartoon Animation; Time-Life Kids, 1996.

.1 THE STORY OF THE NATIVITY from the annunciation to Mary through the birth and the proclamation by the angels.

 

VCN-301 THE ANIMATED STORIES FROM THE NEW TESTAMENT-

DVN-301 (E); 25 min. each; Color book/activity pages; Cartoon; Family Entertainment Network, 1989+.

Stories from the New Testament in colorful cartoon animation with a reproducible color-book and activity pages for each video. Many of the DVDs from DVN-301.1 to DVN-301.20 are also on videos as indicated.

.1 THE KING IS BORN- A video classic on the birth of Jesus based on the Bible.

 

MARY AND MARTHA

VCB-201 STORYLINE VIDEOCASSETTES FOR CHILDREN- (K/E); 9 videos, 3 - 5 1/2 min. stories ea. cassette; American Bible Society.

Annie Valloton, Swiss illustrator of the Good News Bible, uses giant panes of glass to sketch illustrations of key passages of Scripture as she tells stories from the Bible.

.7 STOP AND LISTEN- Mary and Martha.

 

VCB-300 CHILDREN'S VIDEO BIBLE SERIES- (E); video-strip; 5 videos, approx. 10 5-min. stories/video; Oxford Vision Ltd., 1988.

Bible stories for children using pictures from the Lion Story Bible. 52 stories from both Old and New Testaments.

.5 JESUS AND HIS KINGDOM Stories included are: The Story of the Lost Sheep; Come Down Zacchaeus; Mary, Martha, and Lazarus; People Jesus Met; Jesus the King; Jesus on Trial; The First Easter; Good News for Everyone; Paul at Damascus; Paul and Friends; and Paul the Prisoner.

 

VCJ-316 THE MIRACLE MAKER: THE STORY OF JESUS- (C/A); 87 min.; No guide; Cartoon and clay animation; Family Home Entertainment, 2000.

The video includes brief episodes of many of the stories of Jesus. Some of the stories are done as animated flashbacks. Included are: Nativity, the boy Jesus in the temple, the baptism of Jesus, the wilderness temptations, Mary and Martha, Kingdom Parables and others, miracles of the fish nets and other miracles, Jesus and Mary Magdalene, calling the disciples, healing of Jairus's daughter, stories of Holy Week and the road to Emmaus.

 

DVN-301.18 LAZARUS LIVES- Lazarus Lives gives assurances that Jesus has all power over death. Jesus mourns with Martha and Mary, then sorrow is turned to joy as Lazarus's life is restored and Jesus promises eternal life.

 

MARY MAGDALENE

VCJ-316 THE MIRACLE MAKER: THE STORY OF JESUS- (C/A); 87 min.; No guide; Cartoon and clay animation; Family Home Entertainment, 2000.

The video includes brief episodes of many of the stories of Jesus. Some of the stories are done as animated flashbacks. Included are: Nativity, the boy Jesus in the temple, the baptism of Jesus, the wilderness temptations, Mary and Martha, Kingdom Parables and others, miracles of the fish nets and other miracles, Jesus and Mary Magdalene, calling the disciples, healing of Jairus's daughter, stories of Holy Week and the road to Emmaus.


MIRIAM

VCB-303 LIVING GOD'S WAY- (K/E); Live Action & Videostrip; 30 min.; EcuFilm, 1992.

Video contains 6 stories from Ralph Milton's Children's Bible Storybook. Stories included are: "God Makes a Promise" (Noah's Ark), "Miriam Saves Her Brother" (Moses), "A Loving Father" (The Prodigal Son), "Joseph's Coat of Many Colors", "Two Brave Women" (Ruth and Naomi), and "David and Goliath".

 

VCB-306 VEGGIE TALES- (K/E); 12+ Videos; about 30 min. per video; No guide; EcuFilm, 1995/97.

A creative children's video series that uses clever songs, hilariously campy dialog and amazing computer animation to teach Christian values including forgiveness, kindness, and thankfulness.

.16 DUKE AND THE GREAT PIE WAR- (E) (45 min.) In this lesson in loving your family, sweet Princess Petunia joins Bob and Larry and the Veggie Tales gang in this delightful tale inspired by the Biblical story of Ruth and Naomi. The video also contains a short vignette of the story of Baby Moses and Miriam.

 

VCO-306 IN THE BEGINNING SERIES- (J/JH); 25 videos; 30 min. ea.; Guide; Cartoon Animation; CCC, 1995.

World-renowned animator, Osamu Tezuka, directs a multi-talented international team of animators in the video presentations of the greatest Bible stories from the Old Testament.

.10 MOSES THE EGYPTIAN is the story of the rescue of the baby Moses by Pharaoh’s daughter who rears him as a prince in Egypt. When his true nationality is discovered, he is exiled into the desert.

 

QUEEN OF SHEBA

VCO-301 SUPERBOOK- (E); 2 parts, 20 min. ea.; Cartoon Animation; Tyndale House, 1987.

Young visitors from the 20th Century visit Bible lands and watch the stories unfold. 

.1 Part 2 SUPERBRAIN- Tells the story of Solomon. Includes his wise decisions and his meeting with the Queen of Sheba.

 

REBECCA

VCO-301 SUPERBOOK- (E); 2 parts, 20 min. ea.; Cartoon Animation; Tyndale House, 1987.

Young visitors from the 20th Century visit Bible lands and watch the stories unfold. 

.2 Part 2 HERE COMES THE BRIDE- The story of the search for Isaac's bride Rebecca.

 

VCB-300 CHILDREN'S VIDEO BIBLE SERIES- (E); video-strip; 5 videos, approx. 10 5-min. stories/video; Oxford Vision Ltd., 1988.

Bible stories for children using pictures from the Lion Story Bible. 52 stories from both Old and New Testaments.

.1 THE BEGINNING Stories included are: In the Beginning (Creation); Adam and Eve; Noah and the Great Flood; Abraham, Friend of God; Isaac Finds a Wife; Jacob and Esau; Joseph the Dreamer; Joseph the King of Egypt; The Princess and the Baby; and Let My People Go.

 

RUTH AND NAOMI

VCB-300 CHILDREN'S VIDEO BIBLE SERIES- (E); video-strip; 5 videos, approx. 10 5-min. stories/video; Oxford Vision Ltd., 1988.

Bible stories for children using pictures from the Lion Story Bible. 52 stories from both Old and New Testaments.

.2 THE PROMISED LAND Stories included are: Journey to the Promised Land; The Battle of Jericho; Gideon Fights for God; Samson, the Strong Man; Ruth's New Family; God Speaks to Samuel; A King for Israel; David and Goliath; King David; and Solomon's Golden Temple.

 

VCB-303 LIVING GOD'S WAY- (K/E); Live Action & Videostrip; 30 min.; EcuFilm, 1992.

Video contains 6 stories from Ralph Milton's Children's Bible Storybook. Stories included are: "God Makes a Promise" (Noah's Ark), "Miriam Saves Her Brother" (Moses), "A Loving Father" (The Prodigal Son), "Joseph's Coat of Many Colors", "Two Brave Women" (Ruth and Naomi), and "David and Goliath".


VCB-308 THE GREAT BIBLE DISCOVERY SERIES- (K/Pri); ca. 30 min. ea.; Morning Light Media, 1996.

Host David Mead guides the way through classic stories of the Scriptures. Each episode features a lively, interactive (slightly off-the-wall) approach with live action mixed with storybook style animation, simple and direct explanation of Scripture, and a final quiz that serves as a learning summary

.8 HAPPILY EVER AFTER DISCOVERY: The Story of Ruth- This episode is the story of Ruth, whose life of faith, love, and loyalty serves as an example to everyone in God's family. In the end viewers will discover how God worked through Ruth to make sure we can all live happily ever after.

 

VCB-306 VEGGIE TALES- (K/E); 12+ Videos; about 30 min. per video; No guide; EcuFilm, 1995/97.

A creative children's video series that uses clever songs, hilariously campy dialog and amazing computer animation to teach Christian values including forgiveness, kindness, and thankfulness.

.16 DUKE AND THE GREAT PIE WAR- (E) (45 min.) In this lesson in loving your family, sweet Princess Petunia joins Bob and Larry and the Veggie Tales gang in this delightful tale inspired by the Biblical story of Ruth and Naomi. The video also contains a short vignette of the story of Baby Moses and Miriam.

 

VCO-304 ANIMATED STORIES FROM THE BIBLE

DVO-304 SERIES- (E); 25 min.; Activity/Color Book; Cartoon animation; Family Entertainment Network, 1992.  Stories from the Bible in colorful cartoon animation with a reproducible activity/color book for each video. Also available on DVD as listed. All DVDS have complete Spanish and English programs with subtitles.

.9 RUTHRuth’s faithfulness to her mother-in-law, Naomi, is rewarded when Naomi’s near-kinsman, Boaz, falls in love with and marries Ruth.

 

VCO-308 TESTAMENT - THE BIBLE IN ANIMATION- (E); 9 videos; 30 min. ea. No Guides; Vision Video, 1998. A variety of animation techniques are used to bring the best-loved Bible stories to life.

.5 RUTH- The video tells the story in beautiful model animation of Ruth as she goes back to Bethlehem with Naomi. As she works in the field to feed herself and her mother-in-law, she is claimed eventually by Boaz, her Kinsman Redeemer.

 

VCO-311 KINGSLEY'S MEADOW- (K/Pri); 6 videos, 12 sessions, 15 min. ea.; No Guide, Cartoon Animation, American Bible Society, 2000.

Kingsley, a friendly lion lives in a musical kingdom and teaches amazing lessons about life from the Bible. Other delightful meadow characters include Petals, a singing trio of puppet flowers; and Monk, the hilarious chipmunk. Kids will learn virtues and values through exciting animation, beautiful scenery, upbeat songs, and fun Bible stories.

.1 HANG IN THERE: THE STORY OF RUTH (GOODNESS) AND ELISHA (PERSEVERANCE)-

Program 1 (The Book of Ruth) tells how being good is rewarded by God.

 

SARAH

VCO-301 SUPERBOOK- (E); 2 parts, 20 min. ea.; Cartoon Animation; Tyndale House, 1987.

Young visitors from the 20th Century visit Bible lands and watch the stories unfold. 

.2 Part 1 THE TEST- Shows the miracle of Isaac's birth to Abraham and Sarah and Abraham's test of faithfulness as he prepares to sacrifice Isaac.


VCO-313 STORYTELLER SERIES, THE- (E); Guide; 5 sessions, 5 min. ea.; Workbook; Cooperative Publication Association, 1995.

The struggles and triumphs of “God’s Brave People,” are brought to life by a professional storyteller.

.1 GOD’S BRAVE PEOPLE-

Story 1 – A Blessing for All- God called Abraham and Sarah to move to an unknown land.

 

WOMAN AT THE WELL

VCJ-318 JESUS: A KINGDOM WITHOUT FRONTIERS series- (E); 30 min. ea.; cartoon animation; No guides; CBD, 1997.

A dynamic animated series about the life of Jesus.

.1 THE WOMAN AT THE WELL- Jesus confronts the woman from Samaria and heals a paralyzed boy. Later Jesus learns of the death of John the Baptist.

 

WOMAN WHO IS FORGIVEN

VCJ-305 JESUS STORIES SERIES- (E/JH); 3 VCs; Guide; EcuFilm, 1993.

Colorful, live-action stories Jesus told with humor and emotion. Storyteller acts out the stories of teaching, caring, and healing.

.2 JESUS CARES- (13 min.) Tells the stories of the feeding of the Five Thousand and the Woman Who is Forgiven.