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Bible story: Matthias the apostle

Creative activities based on the Bible story of Matthias the apostle

In Acts 1:15-26, we discover a Bible story about the disciples needing to choose a new apostle to replace Judas Iscariot. After Jesus' ascension, the disciples gathered together to pray and seek guidance from God. They decided to choose someone who had been with Jesus from the beginning of his ministry and who had witnessed his resurrection. They cast lots, and Matthias was chosen as the new apostle. This story teaches children about the importance of prayer, seeking guidance from God, and making wise decisions when faced with difficult choices.

On this page you will find creative ideas, resources and activities relating to the Bible story of choosing a new apostle, which you can use in your kid’s work, kidsmin, Sunday school lessons, kid’s worship or Christian elementary school.