The Bible contains 66 books written by 40 authors over 1,500 years. Despite these statistics, the books of the Bible are united by numerous themes that are evident from Genesis to Revelation.
I will be updating this list with additional themes I come across. If you see one that should be added, please add a comment.
This list is a resource for the book Story Secrets from the Bible: Develop and Deliver Children’s Stories for Worship, VBS and Bible Study.
Abundance Acceptance Advent Altar Anointed Ask Atonement Authority
Babylon Baptism Beginning Believe Birth Blameless Blessing Books Bread Bride
Called Celebration Character Charity Children Chosen Church Cleanse Clothing Coming Commandments Commitment Communion Community Compassion Confess Conquest Converted Covenant Creation Creator Crown
Death Deliverance Disciple Dispersion Dominion
Encouragement End Endurance Eternity Exile
Faith Faithfulness Fasting Father Fellowship Firstfruits Follow Forever Forgiveness Found Free Freedom Friendship Fruit Fulfillment
Generosity Gentleness Gift Giving Glory God Goodness Gospel Grace Growth
Harvest Healing Heart Heaven Heritage Holiness HolySpirit Home Honor Hope Hospitality Humanity Humility Hypocrisy
Identity Image Inheritance Innocent Instruction
Journey Joy Jubilee Justice Justify
Kindness King Kingdom Knowledge
Lament Law Learning Life Light Living Longsuffering Lost Love
Marriage Martyr Meditate Memorial Mercy Message Messenger Messiah Ministry Mission Morality Mystery
Name Nation Need Neighbor
Obedience Offering Oneness Overcoming
Patience Peace Perfection Perseverance Pity Power Praise Prayer Preparation Preservation Pride Priest Promise Prophecy Prophet Provide Purity
Reconstruction Redeemed Refuge Reign Rejoice Remission Remnant Repentance Representative Respect Rest Restoration Resurrection Return Revelation Reverence Reward Righteousness
Sabbath Sacred Sacrifice Salvation Sanctify Sanctuary Sealed Seek Self-control Selfishness Servant Serve Share Shepherd Signs Sin Slavery Son Soul Sovereignty Spirit Strength Submission Suffering Symbol
Teaching Temple Tenderness Testimony Testing Thanksgiving Throne Tithe Time Transgression Transition Treasure Tribulation Trinity Trust Truth
Understanding Unfaithfulness Unification Unity Upright
Washed Will Wisdom Witness Word Worship Worthy