Bible story: The healing of Bartimaeus
Creative activities based on the Bible story of The healing of Bartimaeus
In Matthew 20:29-34, Mark 10:46-52, and Luke 18:35-43, the story of the healing of Bartimaeus is told. Bartimaeus was a blind man who sat by the roadside, begging for alms. When he heard that Jesus was passing by, he began to cry out, "Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!"
Despite the efforts of the crowd to silence him, Bartimaeus continued to cry out, and Jesus heard him. He called for Bartimaeus to be brought to him, and when he arrived, Jesus asked him what he wanted. Bartimaeus responded, "Lord, I want to see."
Jesus told him that his faith had made him well, and immediately, Bartimaeus' sight was restored. This story highlights the power of faith and persistence in seeking healing from Jesus.
We have compiled a range of creative ideas and activities below that relate to this Bible story. These resources are designed to help you share this important message in an engaging and interactive way, whether you are a children's ministry leader, a Sunday school teacher, or a religious educator in a Christian primary school.
Our activities below are suitable for use in various settings such as church children's programs, children's ministry, catechism classes, children's services, Bible clubs, vacation Bible school, and Sunday school, and will help students understand the relevance of the Bible to their lives, and the importance of applying its teachings in practical ways.