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Bible story: The baptism of Jesus

Creative activities based on the Bible story of The baptism of Jesus

The baptism of Jesus is a significant event in the New Testament, and it is recorded in Matthew 3:13-17, Mark 1:9-11, and Luke 3:21-23a. In this event, Jesus travels to the Jordan River to be baptized by John the Baptist. As Jesus comes up out of the water, the Holy Spirit descends upon him in the form of a dove, and a voice from heaven declares, "This is my Son, whom I love; with him I am well pleased."

This event marks the beginning of Jesus' public ministry and emphasizes the importance of baptism and submission to God's will. It also reveals the unity of the Trinity and the divine nature of Jesus as the Son of God. The baptism of Jesus serves as a powerful example and encouragement for all Christians to follow in his footsteps and live a life of humility and obedience to God's will.

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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