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Bible story: Jesus' trial - before Herod

Creative activities based on the Bible story of Jesus' trial - before Herod

The story of Jesus before King Herod is a brief episode in the Bible that occurs during Jesus' trial before his crucifixion. Pontius Pilate, the Roman governor of Judea, sends Jesus to Herod Antipas, the ruler of Galilee, since Jesus was from that region. Herod was curious about Jesus and hoped to see him perform miracles, but Jesus remained silent and refused to entertain him.

Herod's soldiers mocked and ridiculed Jesus, dressing him in a royal robe and sending him back to Pilate. The encounter between Jesus and Herod reveals the political and religious tensions of the time, as well as Jesus' unwavering commitment to his mission.

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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