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Bible story: Jesus raises Lazarus from the dead

Creative activities based on the Bible story of Jesus raises Lazarus from the dead

John 11:1-54 tells the story of Jesus raising Lazarus from the dead. When Jesus hears that his friend Lazarus is sick, he deliberately delays his journey to see him so that the glory of God can be revealed. By the time Jesus arrives, Lazarus has been dead for four days.

Despite the skepticism of those around him, Jesus raises Lazarus from the dead, proving his divine power and foreshadowing his own resurrection. This miracle prompts many to believe in Jesus and marks a turning point in his ministry.

The story also explores themes of grief, faith, and the power of God to overcome even death itself.

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.