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Bible story: The resurrected Jesus appears to his disciples

Creative activities based on the Bible story of The resurrected Jesus appears to his disciples

The Bible story of the first showing of the resurrected Jesus to the disciples in a locked house in Jerusalem in Mark 16:14, Luke 24:36-43, and John 20:19-20, is a dramatic moment that marks the culmination of the resurrection narrative. After Jesus' death and burial, his disciples were gathered in a locked room when suddenly Jesus appeared before them. They were frightened and thought they were seeing a ghost, but Jesus reassured them and showed them the wounds on his hands and side.

He ate with them and taught them, and they realized that he had risen from the dead. This moment was a powerful affirmation of the reality of the resurrection and the fulfillment of Jesus' promise to rise again. It also marked the beginning of a new phase in the disciples' journey of faith.

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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