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Bible story: The healing of ten lepers

Creative activities based on the Bible story of The healing of ten lepers

In Luke 17:11-19, Jesus heals ten lepers who call out to him for mercy. He tells them to go and show themselves to the priests, and as they go, they are healed. However, only one of the lepers, a Samaritan, returns to give thanks to Jesus.

This passage highlights the importance of gratitude and the dangers of taking blessings for granted. It also shows that faith and obedience are important in receiving God's blessings. While the other nine lepers may have been healed physically, only the one who showed gratitude received the greater spiritual blessing of salvation.

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.