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Through Sandy Tales, we’re telling the ancient Bible stories through sand art. All these stories are opening windows to God’s reality. God’s stories with mankind through all the centuries are bringing hope, comfort and life and are connecting people with God.

Stories drawn to life

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SandyTales - The Lords Prayer

The Lord’s prayer

The Lord’s Prayer is a Christian prayer that, according to the New Testament, Jesus taught as the way to pray.

SandyTales - Psalm 23

Psalm 23

It is perhaps the most famous psalm in the Bible: Psalm 23 about ‘The LORD is my shepherd …’.

SandyTales - Psalm 139

Psalm 139

You are amazing. Did you know that? God created you, and He knows everything. Wherever you are, He is there. He is in the light with you, He is in the darkness with you. He is even in hell with you.

SandyTales - The prodigal son

Prodigal Son

Jesus once told a story about a father with two sons. The youngest wanted to leave the house with the money he would receive after the death of his father. His father lets him go.

SandyTales - Moses

Moses

‘Let my people go!’ That was what Moses requested from Pharao. He was there to release the Hebrew slaves in the name of the God of the Israelites.

SandyTales - Jesus walks on water

Jesus walks on water

Walking on the water is often a saying that tries to express the special feeling or extraordinary thing that has been done. Jesus actually walked on the water. He’s the original one!

The friends of Job

The suffering of Job

Why is there suffering in this world and why does suffering happen to us? That is perhaps the most unanswered question ever. The book in the Bible of Job, a rich man from many centuries ago, deals with the story of suffering. In this beautiful video, the Sand Artist tells the old story with sand art.

Job, Satan

The book of Job and the question of suffering

In the Bible, there’s a fascinating story in the book of Job. It reads like an ancient piece of Shakespearean drama with rich dialogues, dealing with the exact question: why is there suffering? Everything circles around the story of a very rich man who loses everything.

SandyTales - Queen Esther

Queen Esther

The story of Queen Esther shows how the bravery of one girl saved an entire nation! It’s a very special story.

You cannot imagine humanity without the stories we tell each other. All these stories define how we live our lives. Through Sandy Tales, we’re telling the ancient Bible stories through sand art. All these stories are open windows into God’s reality.

God’s stories with mankind throughout the centuries bring hope, comfort and life and connect people with God. So, be inspired by these beautiful stories, open your heart and let the stories change you!

meet the artist

Ever wondered who creates all these beautiful stories? Well, let's introduce you to our sand artist, Harm van Schaik.

He started a few years ago with drawing the first scenes in sand on a piece of wood, trying to tell the story of creation in a new way. Now, after millions of views of the Sandy Tales videos, he still tells all kinds of different Bible stories.

When he’s drawing one scene, he often changes something in the picture and the whole scene is transformed on your screen to something brand new. Every time you see it, you will be amazed. And touched.