Very Short Stories & Very Short Passages

DBS Set

When in need of a shorter Bible passage for DBS (often due to time restraints) use this list

  1. The Lost Coin - Luke 15:8-10
  2. Jesus & Thomas - John 20:24-29
  3. The Baptism of Jesus - Matthew 3:13-17
  4. The Beatitudes - Matthew 5:1-12
  5. Salt & Light - Matthew 5:13-16
  6. Christ Came to Fulfill the Law - Matthew 5:17-20
  7. Anger - Matthew 5:21-26
  8. Lust - Matthew 5:27-31
  9. Oath - Matthew 5:33-37
  10. Retaliation - Matthew 5:38-42
  11. Love Your Enemies - Matthew 6:43-48
  12. Give to the Needy - Matthew 6:1-4
  13. Lay Up Treasures in Heaven - Matthew 6:9-24
  14. Judging Others - Matthew 7:1-6
  15. Ask and It Will Be Given - Matthew 7:11
  16. The Golden Rule - Matthew 7:12
  17. The Wide & Narrow Gate - Matthew 7:13-14
  18. A Tree and its Fruit - Matthew 7:15-20
  19. I Never Knew You - Matthew 7:21-23
  20. The Wise and Foolish Builders - Matthew 7:24-27
  21. The Cost of Following Jesus - Matthew 8:18-22
  22. Jesus Calms a Storm - Matthew 8:23-27
  23. The Harvest and the Laborers - Matthew 8:35-38
  24. Woe to Unrepentant Cities - Matthew 11:20-24 (Biblical texts on Sodom and Gomorrah: Genesis 18:20; Genesis 19; Ezequiel 16:48-50; Jude 1:7)
  25. Come to Me and I Will Give You Rest - Matthew 11:28-30
  26. A Tree is Known by Its Fruit - Matthew 12:33-37
  27. The Purpose of the Parables - Matthew 13:10-17 & Matthew 13:34-35
  28. The Parable of the Mustard Seed and the Yeast - Matthew 13:31-33
  29. The Parable of the Weeds - Matthew 13:24-30
  30. The Parable of the Hidden Treasure and an Extraordinary Pearl - Matthew 13:44-46
  31. The Parable of the Fishing Net - Matthew 13:47-51
  32. The Faith of the Canaanite Woman (The Syro-Phoenician Woman) - Matthew 15:21-28
  33. Take Up Your Cross & Follow Jesus - Matthew 16:24-28
  34. Temple Tax - Matthew 17:24-27
  35. Who is the Greatest? - Matthew 18:1-6
  36. The Parable of the Lost Sheep - Matthew 18:10-14