Year 1 - Torah

The first year of the Main Street Curriculum consists of 39 stories from the Old Testament Bible, specifically the Torah, which is the first five books of the Bible: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy.

Tabernacle at Mount Sinai

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Tabernacle at Mount Sinai Exodus 35:4—40:38 The tabernacle was one of the...

Call of Abraham

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Call of Abraham Genesis 12:1—14:24 Up to this point in the story of Genesis, the LORD God has been dealing with mankind on a global, worldwide...

The Korah Rebellion and the Budding of Aaron’s Staff

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The Korah Rebellion and the Budding of Aaron's Staff Numbers 16:1-50; 17:1-13

Jacob Goes Back to the Land and Wrestles

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Jacob Goes Back to the Land and Wrestles Genesis 31:1—33:20; 35:1-15 I wonder if deception is a theme in the life of Jacob? It seems to...

Jacob’s Dream and Marriage

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Jacob's Dream and Marriage Genesis 29:1— 30:24 Esau is after Jacob. If everything that was rightfully yours was stolen from you, you'd be pretty upset. Jacob...

Golden Calf Incident at Mount Sinai

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Golden Calf Incident at Mount Sinai Exodus 32:1-35 This story pops out of what has been (in Exodus) an instructional account of how to make the...

Sodom and Gomorrah

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Sodom and Gomorrah Genesis 18:1—19:29 One day while Abraham was sitting at the entrance to his tent in the heat of the day, he saw three...

Birth of Moses

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Birth of Moses Exodus 2:1-10 The backdrop for this story occurs in the chapter preceding (obviously). The king of Egypt has issued a decree that all...

Water and Food in the Desert

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Water and Food in the Desert Exodus 15:22 - 18:27 This section contains many stories of what happened with the Israelites after the Red Sea incident. Bitter...

Noah and the Flood

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Noah and the Flood Genesis 6:1—9:19 Things are just getting worse. First, Adam and Eve disobey God’s one rule dooming all of mankind to a hereditary...

Twelve Spies, Rebellion and Wandering

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Twelve Spies, Rebellion and Wandering Numbers 13:1—14:45 Being in the desert...

Moses Messes Up

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Moses Messes Up Numbers 20:1-13 Things have really been going badly for...