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Bible story: Jesus calms the storm

Creative activities based on the Bible story of Jesus calms the storm

In this narrative found in the gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke, Jesus and his disciples are crossing the Sea of Galilee in a boat when a fierce storm arises. The waves and wind batter the boat, and the disciples fear for their lives. Jesus, however, is asleep in the stern of the boat. The disciples awaken him, and he rebukes the wind and waves, commanding them to be still. The sea immediately calms, and the disciples are amazed at Jesus' power.

This miracle demonstrates Jesus' authority over nature and reinforces the disciples' faith in him as the Son of God.

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.