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.

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...

Cloud, Fire and Quail at Mount Sinai

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

The Escape From Egypt

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The Escape From Egypt Exodus 12:31 - 14:31 Apparently the final plague was too much for the hard-hearted Pharaoh. He just could not contend and be...

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...

Joseph’s Family Comes to Egypt

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Joseph's Family Comes to Egypt Genesis 42:1—46:7 Joseph is second-in-charge of Egypt—Vice-Pharaoh. The land had just recently undergone seven years of great abundance and was now...

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...

Garden of Eden

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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 at Potiphar’s House

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Joseph's Slavery at Potiphar's House Genesis 39:1-20 Joseph is stuck in slavery. How would you be feeling? Your brothers hated you so much that they threw...

Tabernacle at Mount Sinai

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

Joseph’s Slavery Ends

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Joseph's Slavery Ends Genesis 41:1-57 Joseph's life has been a wild roller coaster ride—up and down, up and down, loopy loop. Will things ever work out...

Moses Messes Up

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