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

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

Ten Commandments at Mount Sinai

Ten Commandments at Mount Sinai Exodus 19:1 - 20:21 The Israelites were journeying across the desert on their way to the long-awaited Promise Land, when the...

Moses is Exiled

Moses is Exiled Exodus 2:11-25 From Moses' growing up years till now, he has been a resident and quite possibly a "prince" in the land of...

Jacob and His Brother Esau

Jacob and His Brother Esau Genesis 25:19-34; 27:1-41 Isaac and Rebekah were married when Isaac was forty years old. Rebekah, however, was not able to have...

Isaac Marries Rebekah

Isaac Marries Rebekah Genesis 24:1-67 Abraham was getting very old and his son Isaac did not have a wife. So, Abraham sent a servant on a...

Ten Plagues Against Egypt

Ten Plagues Against Egypt Exodus 7:14 - 12:30 Talk about an awesome display of the power of God! The chronicles of the plagues of Egypt brings...

Garden of Eden

Garden of Eden Genesis 2:4-25 God has just created a beautiful world in six days. A world with light, water, land, sun, moon, stars, trees, plants,...

Joseph’s Slavery in Jail

Joseph's Slavery in Jail Genesis 39:20—40:23 Joseph just cannot catch a break! His brothers threw him in a well and sold him as a slave, was...

Golden Calf Incident at Mount Sinai

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...

Birth of Moses

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...

Jacob Goes Back to the Land and Wrestles

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...

Cloud, Fire and Quail at Mount Sinai

Cloud, Fire and Quail at Mount Sinai Numbers 9:15—10:36; 11:1-35 The...