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Bible story: Jesus heals the centurion's servant

Creative activities based on the Bible story of Jesus heals the centurion's servant

Matthew 8:5-13 and Luke 7:1-10 tell the story of Jesus healing the servant of a centurion. In this story, the centurion, who is a Roman military officer, comes to Jesus and asks him to heal his servant. Jesus offers to come to the centurion's home, but the centurion shows great faith and tells Jesus that he believes he can heal the servant from a distance.

Jesus is amazed by the centurion's faith and heals the servant, saying "Go! Let it be done just as you believed it would." This story emphasizes the power of faith and the idea that healing and miracles can come from unexpected places.

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.