Biblical Pictures and Religious Clip Art
Organized by books the pictures originated 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.
The site contains clip art of historical figures and archaeological finds.
Classical artwork indexed by Scripture references. Use with caution as some images include nudity.
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.
This site indexes artwork found on the Internet which has biblical themes. The organization is excellent, allowing you to search by passage, topic, artist, and word in the title. The major downfall is that images containing nudity are included.
A set of graphics (character and backgrounds) isolated from classic sources that can be mixed. Also includes sample animations of the same. Not free, but the packages are low cost.
Copyrighted photos with permission to use for sermons or Bible classes.
The site sells software, but they are giving out a number of good PowerPoint background artwork for free.
This site aims to sell graphics but gives a set of free samples.
This is a denominational site with many biblically incorrect images, but there are many gems to be found in amongst the others.
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 engine to many free photographs.
A 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.
High-quality, religious-themed photographs. Many have a denominational slant to them.
Beautiful drawings and pictures from the late 1800s and early 1900s of the biblical lands. The pictures on this site are copyrighted and have licensing restrictions, but they do allow limited free usage.
Free pictures and clip art from old books on a large variety of subjects, including the Bible.
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 visited.
This is a general collection of artwork that is free to use. Included in the images are biblical-themed ones.
Beautiful free PowerPoint backgrounds by a member of the church plus offers of design services.
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.
Excellent illustrations on a variety of subjects in various styles.
Classical paintings on religious topics, all neatly sorted by topic. Use with care, many classical painters depict nudity.
Collections of public domain photographs from the late 1800s and early 1900s.
Arranged by topics and by scriptural references
Over 10,000 photographs gathered from numerous sites indexed by place name.
Royalty-free photo, graphics, and video clips
Free Microsoft PowerPoint, Apple Keynote, and Corel Presentation backgrounds and templates.
The Library of Congress collection of photographs.
Sweet Publishing released the illustrations from their Read-N-Grow Bible storybook for public use. Excellent illustrations of much of the Bible.
Free PowerPoint templates for a variety of situations
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.
A very extensive collection but not organized to find images easily. It does place a book and chapter with each image, making searching possible.
Contains pictures recreating biblical scenes, graphics, and drawings. Organized by chapter and book of the Bible.
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.
Numerous illustrations of varying quality. Organized by blocks of stories.
A website 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.
A well-indexed and searchable database of thousands of biblical images -- all free.