Christian Stories

taletown.org multimedia English short stories & retold tales with Christian parables & Jesus quotes from Christian scriptures & sacred Christian texts like Holy Bible. Also Christian jokes

  • Am I Rich Soil?

    lostDronacharya (Teacher Dron) taught archery equally to all his students, yet Arjun excelled the others in mastering it.

    The seed which falls in a rich and ready soil bears the greatest fruits.

  • God Will Provide!

    Thousand Lights Mosque..."God has never forsaken me", he answered, "He provides for the insects, for birds, for animals, for trees. He has always provided for me. And, he will continue to provide."

    "God helps those who help themselves", she whispered, "Trust in God, but keep your powder dry."

  • Here I Am, Lord

    Perceptions of PeaceAs he floated in and out of consciousness, talking to his God as he had done on countless other occasions in his life, long-forgotten words from Dan Schutte’s famous Christian hymn came to the fore again, inside his being.

  • Holding God For Ransom

    Seth child praying"Bribing God?" Rosh had overheard her, "He laughs at prayers like that!"

    "What's wrong with me showing some gratitude if He hears and answers my prayers?" Isha flared.

  • I Am Jesus’ Sower

    Sower - Road“I’m Jesus’ Sower. And I’m tried.”

    The effort to speak was too much for him, and he felt tired and weak.

    As darkness descended on him again, he heard the nurse ushering his family out of his hospital room. He let the darkness take him again.

  • Kamaal, Son Of Kabir

    Ephesians 5:14"That can't really be true!" exclaimed Josh, "You can't just wake up once you are truly dead."

    "Well, Jesus is said to have risen from the dead," said Rosh, "What makes you think he was the only one to do so?"

    "Jesus did," remarked Josh, "because he could. He was the son of God."

  • Moses Saves The Israelites

    Steve "Moses "Jobs Delivers TabletJosh tells Isha how Moses saves the Israelites, using engineers to build a bridge at Red Sea & later destroys the bridge.

    Retold funny joke on Biblical story...

  • Permission To Drive Car

    Cute highland bull"Yea," Rosh hesitated, "but he's got his driving license now. If an independent assessor has given the green signal, and I stop him now, I become the bad guy. Also, I don't really want him to doubt his ability."

    "I was reading of a young man once," she replied, "who had just gotten his driving license."

  • Raising The Standard

    The Statue of Jesus Christ on the Cross in 798 Art Zone BeijingMath books and flash cards were spread out all over the room. Little Josh was hard at work.

    Isha was pleasantly surprised. She quietly closed his door, and backed away, not wanting to disturb him.

  • Rebirth Of Eagle

    Not funny Eagle'I am afraid to take this leap of faith. You say that the eagle alone can look into the sun. And the sun rejuvenates its eyes. But I am weak and fearful."

    "If I am no eagle, the sun will scorch mine. And smite them down for my arrogance."

  • Service Takes Its Toll

    DON'T TOUCHThe Chapel Service takes its toll on little Josh's mind, when he attends one at Hosh's Boarding School one weekend.

    Funny story with retold Christian jokes...

  • Soren Kierkegaard

    Kierkegaard“What interested me in Kierkegaard," said Rosh, "was the realization that here was a man 200 years before me, thinking about how belief inherited through custom, tradition or lineage reduced the wonder of faith to a civil duty.”

    “Like in post-Upanishadic India, up until recent times, religion here was being practiced by the population out of habit and fear, rather than due to any individual choices made by people about their own lives and destiny.”

  • Star In The East?

    Fire in the Sky"Pregnant?" Mrs. Maid was incredulous, "She can't be! She has never ever been left alone with a man! Have you Missie?"

    "No mother!" the daughter had turned white, "I've never even kissed a man!"

  • Tamaso Ma Jyotir Gamayaa

    God rays in Israel'What do I care about most?' he thought.

    And it came to him suddenly, 'I don't want to lose my father.'

  • The Adulterous Woman

    Teardrops (Protection IV)"Rome ruled that land at the time of Jesus," answered Rosh, "so the Jews lived under Roman law. The Jewish crowd wanted the adulterous woman to be stoned to death according to their law at the time."

    "But if they stoned the woman, they would be prosecuted for murder by the Romans. If they didn't stone her to death, they wouldn't be following their own ancient law."

  • The Breaking Of Bread

    breaking bread"What possible good can there be?" he whispered.

    "For me? In the destruction of my life's work? My wealth? My confidence?"

  • The Good Samaritan

    Le Jour ni l’Heure 6617 : Louis-Maurice Boutet de Monvel, 1850-1913, Le Bon Samaritain, 1878, musée des Beaux-Arts d’Orléans, Loiret, région Centre, mardi 7 août 2012, 14:47:49Becoming the Good Samaritan helps Rosh understand, what Jesus had meant in the Christian parable...

    And what Gandhi said was the purpose of religion in our own lives...

  • The Sound Of Silence

    Cosmic Consciousness"Subroto asks that if a physical entity like phosphorous can glow on its own, why cannot another physical entity like sound do the same?"

    "Is it because our paradigm of properties of sound with respect to our sound apparatus doesn't allow us to experience this?"