"And they were bringing unto him little children, that he should touch them: and the disciples rebuked them. But when Jesus saw it, he was moved with indignation, and said unto them, Suffer the little children to come unto me; forbid them not: for to such belongeth the kingdom of God." Mark 10:13-14 ASV
Illustration of Jesus sitting against a tree with a baby on his lap. Little children approach him and he pats one on the head. Two women sit on the ground, holding children. Two men, probably disciples, stand nearby. A small town is in the background.

Jesus Blesses the Little Children When They are Brought to Him

"And they were bringing unto him little children, that he should touch them: and the disciples rebuked…

A border with various illustrations from the Passion of Christ, including carrying the cross, washing the disciples' feet, and being laid in a tomb. A man, presumably Luke, who is often portrayed holding a book, is standing on the left side of the border holding a quill and book. The Blessed Virgin Mary is standing on the right side of the border with her arms folded on her chest. This illustration appears at the beginning of the book of Acts in a Martin Luther translation of the New Testament.

Border Illustrating the Passion of Christ

A border with various illustrations from the Passion of Christ, including carrying the cross, washing…

"This quaint, rude figure, found in an early Christian tomb in Asia Minor, dates probably from the beginning of the third century. It is the oldest known statue of Christ. He wears the coarse garb of an Oriental peasant; his countenance is gentle and thoughtful; on his broad shoulders rests a lamb."—Webster, 1913

Christ the Good Shepherd

"This quaint, rude figure, found in an early Christian tomb in Asia Minor, dates probably from the beginning…

"They took Jesus therefore: and he went out, bearing the cross for himself, unto the place called The place of a skull, which is called in Hebrew, Golgotha..." John 19:17 ASV
<p>Illustration of Jesus on his hands and knees with the cross on his back. A soldier is standing over him with a whip raised over his head. Simon of Cyrene is in the process of taking the cross from Jesus. Women have fallen on their knees in front of Jesus.

Jesus Falls While Carrying His Cross

"They took Jesus therefore: and he went out, bearing the cross for himself, unto the place called The…

"this man went to Pilate, and asked for the body of Jesus. And he took it down, and wrapped it in a linen cloth, and laid him in a tomb that was hewn in stone, where never man had yet lain." Luke 23:52-53 ASV
<p>Illustration of John, Nicodemus, Mary Magdalene, the Virgin Mary, and Joseph of Arimathea placing the body of Jesus into an open tomb.

The Body of Jesus is Placed in a Tomb

"this man went to Pilate, and asked for the body of Jesus. And he took it down, and wrapped it in a…

"They said therefore unto him, How then were thine eyes opened? He answered, The man that is called Jesus made clay, and anointed mine eyes, and said unto me, Go to Siloam, and wash: so I went away and washed, and I received sight." John 9:10-11 ASV
<p>Illustration of a blind man washing the clay from his eyes at the Pool of Siloam. There is a fountain with a stream of water coming out of it. The blind man is kneeling and holding his walking stick.

A Blind Man Washes His Eyes in the Pool of Siloam

"They said therefore unto him, How then were thine eyes opened? He answered, The man that is called…

"When he had thus spoken, he spat on the ground, and made clay of the spittle, and anointed his eyes with the clay, and said unto him, Go, wash in the pool of Siloam (which is by interpretation, Sent). He went away therefore, and washed, and came seeing." John 9:6-7 ASV
<p>Illustration of Jesus leaning over and touching the blind man's eyes. The blind man is sitting on a rock under a tree, holding on to a walking stick. Several men are standing behind Jesus.

Jesus Heals a Man Born Blind

"When he had thus spoken, he spat on the ground, and made clay of the spittle, and anointed his eyes…

"And as he entered into a certain village, there met him ten men that were lepers, who stood afar off: and they lifted up their voices, saying, Jesus, Master, have mercy on us. And when he saw them, he said unto them, Go and show yourselves unto the priests. And it came to pass, as they went, they were cleansed. And one of them, when he saw that he was healed, turned back, with a loud voice glorifying God; and he fell upon his face at his feet, giving him thanks: and he was a Samaritan." Luke 17:12-16 ASV
<p>Illustration of a man on his knees at the feet of Jesus. A group of men can be seen standing in the background.

One of Ten Healed Lepers Returns to Praise Jesus

"And as he entered into a certain village, there met him ten men that were lepers, who stood afar off:…

"And when the hour was come, he sat down, and the apostles with him. And he said unto them, With desire I have desired to eat this passover with you before I suffer:" Luke 22:14-15 ASV
<p>Illustration of Jesus sitting at a table with the twelve disciples at Passover. Jesus is at the center and the disciples are gathered around him. The men are not pictured as sitting all on the same side of the table.

Jesus Communes with His Disciples at the Last Supper

"And when the hour was come, he sat down, and the apostles with him. And he said unto them, With desire…

"And when he had thus spoken, he cried with a loud voice, Lazarus, come forth. He that was dead came forth, bound hand and foot with grave-clothes; and his face was bound about with a napkin. Jesus saith unto them, Loose him, and let him go." John 11:43-44 ASV
<p>Illustration of Lazarus rising from his tomb. Jesus is standing over him with raised arm. Lazarus is bound in linens. Several people are gathered behind Jesus.

Jesus Resurrects Lazarus of Bethany

"And when he had thus spoken, he cried with a loud voice, Lazarus, come forth. He that was dead came…

"And she had a sister called Mary, who also sat at the Lord's feet, and heard his word." Luke 10:39 ASV
<p>Illustration of Mary, Martha's sister, kneels at Jesus' feet and listens to him speak. Jesus is sitting on a bench against a wall and a woman can be seen working in a kitchen in the background.

Mary Sits and Listens at Jesus' Feet

"And she had a sister called Mary, who also sat at the Lord's feet, and heard his word." Luke 10:39…

"Now there was a man of the Pharisees, named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews: the same came unto him by night, and said to him, Rabbi, we know that thou art a teacher come from God; for no one can do these signs that thou doest, except God be with him. Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except one be born anew, he cannot see the kingdom of God." John 3:1-3 ASV
<p>Illustration of Jesus sitting in bed and Nicodemus standing next to him. Jesus has his left arm raised. Nicodemus is clothed in robes.

Jesus Teaches Nicodemus about the Kingdom of Heaven

"Now there was a man of the Pharisees, named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews: the same came unto him…

"Now there was a man of the Pharisees, named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews: the same came unto him by night, and said to him, Rabbi, we know that thou art a teacher come from God; for no one can do these signs that thou doest, except God be with him. Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except one be born anew, he cannot see the kingdom of God." John 3:1-3 ASV
<p>Illustration of Jesus sitting on the edge of a bed and Nicodemus sitting at a table at night. Jesus is gesturing towards heaven and Nicodemus is leaning in intently. Curtains drape the room behind them.

Jesus Teaches Nicodemus

"Now there was a man of the Pharisees, named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews: the same came unto him…

"And he said unto them, Take heed, and keep yourselves from all covetousness: for a man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth." Luke 12:15 ASV
<p>Illustration of a greedy man, lying on a bed and watching over a box full of coins. An angel hovers in the window, reaching out to the man and showing him an hourglass.

A Greedy Man Guards His Treasure

"And he said unto them, Take heed, and keep yourselves from all covetousness: for a man's life consisteth…

Illustration of Jesus preaching to a crowd of people. One man is sitting on the ground. Jesus' left arm is lifted and he is standing in front of a large tree.

Jesus Preaches to a Crowd

Illustration of Jesus preaching to a crowd of people. One man is sitting on the ground. Jesus' left…

"And he arose, and came to his father. But while he was yet afar off, his father saw him, and was moved with compassion, and ran, and fell on his neck, and kissed him." Luke 15:20 ASV
<p>Illustration of a son returning home to his family. He has fallen on his knees in front of his father. His mother emerges from the home. A man with a pick-ax over his shoulder and a shepherd stand nearby. A dog lingers behind the son.

The Prodigal Son Returns to His Family

"And he arose, and came to his father. But while he was yet afar off, his father saw him, and was moved…

This pictorial banner features two angels standing on either side of Jesus' empty tomb. The lid of the tomb is resting atop the open tomb. A starry crown wreathed with flowers and a bow hangs over the scene.

Pictorial Banner with Two Angels and Jesus' Empty Tomb

This pictorial banner features two angels standing on either side of Jesus' empty tomb. The lid of the…

"And behold, two of them were going that very day to a village named Emmaus, which was threescore furlongs from Jerusalem. And they communed with each other of all these things which had happened. And it came to pass, while they communed and questioned together, that Jesus himself drew near, and went with them. But their eyes were holden that they should not know him." Luke 24:13-16
<p>Jesus walks with two disciples, one named Cleopas, on the road to Emmaus. Two of the men hold walking sticks. There are two palm trees along the road.

Jesus Appears on the Road to Emmaus

"And behold, two of them were going that very day to a village named Emmaus, which was threescore furlongs…

"And it came to pass, when he had sat down with them to meat, he took the bread and blessed; and breaking it he gave to them. And their eyes were opened, and they knew him; and he vanished out of their sight." Luke 24:30-31 ASV
<p>Jesus sits at a table with two men. He is glowing and one man is throwing his hands up in surprise. There are three plates and bread on the table. The men are Cleopas and another disciple who traveled on the road to Emmaus with Jesus.

Jesus Appears to Cleopas and Another Disciple at Dinner

"And it came to pass, when he had sat down with them to meat, he took the bread and blessed; and breaking…

"And when he had said this, he showed unto them his hands and his side. The disciples therefore were glad, when they saw the Lord." John 20:20 ASV
<p>Illustration of Jesus showing his pierced hands to the disciples. One disciple is kneeling, while six others stand behind him.

Jesus Shows His Wounds to the Disciples

"And when he had said this, he showed unto them his hands and his side. The disciples therefore were…

"And after six days Jesus taketh Peter, James, and John his brother, and bringeth them up into an high mountain apart, And was transfigured before them: and his face did shine as the sun, and his raiment was white as the light." Matthew 17:1-2 KJV

The Transfiguration

"And after six days Jesus taketh Peter, James, and John his brother, and bringeth them up into an high…

"Pilate saith unto him, What is truth? And when he had said this, he went out again unto the Jews, and saith unto them, I find no crime in him. But ye have a custom, that I should release unto you one at the passover: will ye therefore that I release unto you the King of the Jews? They cried out therefore again, saying, Not this man, but Barabbas. Now Barabbas was a robber.)" John 18:38-40 ASV
<p>Illustration of Pontius Pilate standing next to Jesus, presenting him to the crowd. They are standing on a platform and Jesus is wearing the crown of thorns. The people are yelling and pointing. A Roman soldier is standing nearby.

Pilate Brings Jesus Before the People

"Pilate saith unto him, What is truth? And when he had said this, he went out again unto the Jews, and…

"On the morrow a great multitude that had come to the feast, when they heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem, took the branches of the palm trees, and went forth to meet him, and cried out, Hosanna: Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord, even the King of Israel. And Jesus, having found a young ass, sat thereon; as it is written, Fear not, daughter of Zion: behold, thy King cometh, sitting on an ass's colt." John 12:12-15 ASV
<p>Illustration of Jesus riding up to the walls of Jerusalem on a donkey. A multitude of people are gathered around him, some falling to their knees and bowing, while others wave palm fronds. The twelve disciples, signified by halos over their heads, follow behind him. The walls and arched gate are visible.

The Triumphal Entry of Jesus into Jerusalem

"On the morrow a great multitude that had come to the feast, when they heard that Jesus was coming to…

"Jesus saith unto them, Fill the waterpots with water. And they filled them up to the brim. And he saith unto them, Draw out now, and bear unto the ruler of the feast. And they bare it. And when the ruler of the feast tasted the water now become wine, and knew not whence it was (but the servants that had drawn the water knew), the ruler of the feast calleth the bridegroom," John 2:7-9 ASV
<p>Illustration of water being poured into pots as Jesus and the rest of the wedding guests sit at feasting tables in the background. A band plays from a balcony.

The Wedding at Cana Where Jesus Turns Water into Wine

"Jesus saith unto them, Fill the waterpots with water. And they filled them up to the brim. And he saith…

"And they, when they heard it, went out one by one, beginning from the eldest, even unto the last: and Jesus was left alone, and the woman, where she was, in the midst. And Jesus lifted up himself, and said unto her, Woman, where are they? did no man condemn thee? And she said, No man, Lord. And Jesus said, Neither do I condemn thee: go thy way; from henceforth sin no more." John 8:9-11 ASV
<p>Illustration of Jesus standing next to two large columns. A woman is kneeling next to Jesus with her hands clasped.

Jesus Tells a Woman to Go and Sin No More

"And they, when they heard it, went out one by one, beginning from the eldest, even unto the last: and…

"And behold, a woman who was in the city, a sinner; and when she knew that he was sitting at meat in the Pharisee's house, she brought an alabaster cruse of ointment, and standing behind at his feet, weeping, she began to wet his feet with her tears, and wiped them with the hair of her head, and kissed his feet, and anointed them with the ointment." Luke 7:37-38 ASV
<p>Illustration of Jesus sitting at a table, eating with the Pharisees. A woman is kneeling at his feet, pouring out a container of ointment on his feet and clutching the hem of his robe.

A Woman Washes and Anoints Jesus' Feet

"And behold, a woman who was in the city, a sinner; and when she knew that he was sitting at meat in…

"And behold, a man called by name Zacchaeus; and he was a chief publican, and he was rich. And he sought to see Jesus who he was; and could not for the crowd, because he was little of stature. And he ran on before, and climbed up into a sycomore tree to see him: for he was to pass that way. And when Jesus came to the place, he looked up, and said unto him, Zacchaeus, make haste, and come down; for to-day I must abide at thy house." Luke 19:2-5 ASV
<p>Illustration of Zacchaeus climbing a sycamore tree. He has one foot in the tree and one foot on a stump. Jesus is reaching out to Zacchaeus. A large group of people are standing in the background.

Jesus Speaks to Zacchaeus the Tax Collector

"And behold, a man called by name Zacchaeus; and he was a chief publican, and he was rich. And he sought…