Bible story: Philip in Samaria
Creative activities based on the Bible story of Philip in Samaria
In Acts 8:5-25, we find the Bible story of Philip in Samaria. Philip was one of the seven deacons chosen to serve in the early church. He went to Samaria and preached the gospel message, performing many miracles and casting out evil spirits. Many people believed in Jesus and were baptised. However, a man named Simon, who practiced magic, also believed and was baptised. He offered to pay Philip for the ability to give the Holy Spirit to others, but Peter rebuked him for his wrong motives. This story teaches children about the power of the gospel message and the importance of doing things for the right reasons.
On this page you will find creative ideas, resources and activities relating to the Bible story of Philip in Samaria, which you can use in your children’s work, children’s church, Sunday school, or Christian primary school.