Free Biblical Pictures and Religious Clip Art: Links to Useful Sites

Free Biblical Pictures and Religious Clip Art

Pictures on this site

Organized by books the pictures orginated from and by the time period biblical history the pictures represent. Each picture has an associated passage (book, chapter, and verse) to make searching for a particular image easier.

Ancient Road Publications

The site contains clip art of historical figures and archaeological finds.

Art Index By Scripture - Old Testament

Classical artwork indexed by Scripture references. Use with caution as some images includes nudity.

Art Renewal Center

Classical paintings, not necessarily of a religious nature, though many are. The images are organized by the artist. Use with caution, some images include nudity.

Biblical Art on the WWW

This site indexes artwork found on the Internet which have biblical themes. The organization is excellent, allowing you to search by passage, topic, artist, and word in title. The major downfall is that images containing nudity are included.

Camtasia Studio PowerPoint Backgrounds

The site sells software, but they are giving out a number of good PowerPoint background artwork for free.

Christian Computer Art

This site aims to sell graphics, but gives a set of free samples.

Christians Unite: Christian Clip Art

This is a denominational site with many biblically incorrect images, but there are many gems to be found in amongst the others.

Classroom Clip Art

Intended for school teachers, this is a good source for general pictures.

Contains PowerPoint templates and backgrounds, photos of biblical places and things, and flip chart images. Some items are sold, but many are free.


Free stock photographs of a general nature. Search enginge to many free photographs.

Free Bible Clip Art

Free photographs and graphics for use in PowerPoint sermon backgrounds, lesson templates, and web pages.

Free Bible Images

Mixture of photographs and graphics. Very convenient search and browse abilities to find just the right images. Images are available in a number of formats and aspect ratios.

Free Digital Photos

Free stock photographs of a general nature.

Freely Photos

High quality, religious themed photographs. Many have a denominational slant to them.

Images of Archaeological Sites in Israel

Life in the Holy Land

Beautiful drawings and pictures from the late 1800's and early 1900's of the biblical lands. The pictures on this site are copyrighted and have licensing restrictions, but they do allow limited free usage.

Karen's Whimsey: Public Domain Pictures

Free pictures and clip art from old books on a large variety of subjects, including the Bible.

Leon's Message Board

A blog by Leon Mauldin on the history and geography of the Bible. Leon conducts Bible land tours and the blog is filled with photos from the places he has visted.


Beautiful free PowerPoint backgrounds by a member of the church plus offers of design services.

Noah's Ark Replica

Pictures of a replica of Noah's Ark built by a Dutch contractor. It was built approximately to scale, however it is 1/2 the length and 1/3 the width of the biblical dimensions. It was built to show the world how massive the Ark was and how so many animals could have been housed for a long time.

Olga’s Gallery

Classical paintings on religious topics, all neatly sorted by topic. Use with care, many classical painters depict nudity.

Photo Tour of Israel

Arranged by topics and by scriptural references

Photos of Bible Places

Over 10,000 photographs gathered from numerous sites indexed by place name.


Royalty free photo, graphics and video clips


Free photos


Free Microsoft PowerPoint, Apple Keynote, and Corel Presentation backgrounds and templates.

Prints & Photographs Reading Room

The Library of Congress collection of photographs.

The Bible Illustration Blog

This one is a bit different. It contains discussion about creating illustrations for the Bible, such as accuracy in noting small details. It has a list of sources for illustrations, though most are not free. However, if you are interested in creating illustrations, it is definitely worth reading. Take note of the "Bible Picture Resource Sites" on the right side, some of these are free resources.

The Bible Revival

A very extensive collection but not organized to find images easily. It does place book and chapter with each image, making searching possible.

The Borg

Contains pictures recreating biblical scenes, graphics, and drawings. Organized by chapter and book of the Bible.

The Glory Story

This site is geared toward selling Bible story pictures, but they do offer about 200 pictures for free, including a complete set of images for the books of Esther and Job.

The Whole Story

Numerous illustrations of varying quality. Organized by blocks of stories.


A web site devoted to high quality photos free for reuse. Excellent source for PowerPoint backgrounds. Be careful, there are inappropriate pictures mixed in, even though nudity is banned by the editors.

Visual Bible Alive Resource Center

Well indexed and searchable database of thousands of biblical images -- all free.