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Bible story: Jesus heals a man with leprosy

Creative activities based on the Bible story of Jesus heals a man with leprosy

The story of Jesus healing a man with leprosy is told in Matthew 8:1-4, Mark 1:40-45, and Luke 5:12-16. In this story, a man with leprosy approaches Jesus and kneels before him, saying "Lord, if you are willing, you can make me clean." Jesus responds by touching the man and saying "I am willing. Be clean!"

The man is immediately healed of his leprosy. Jesus tells the man not to tell anyone about the healing, but the man disobeys and spreads the news. This story highlights Jesus' power to heal even the most serious illnesses, and his compassion for those who are suffering.

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.

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