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Bible story: The women going to the tomb

Creative activities based on the Bible story of The women going to the tomb

The Bible story in Matthew 28: 1 - 8, Mark 16: 1 - 8, Luke 24: 1 - 8 en John 20: 1 of the women going to the tomb tells of the aftermath of Jesus' burial and the astonishing discovery that he had risen from the dead. On the third day after Jesus' crucifixion, Mary Magdalene and other women went to the tomb to anoint Jesus' body with spices.

When they arrived, they found that the stone blocking the entrance had been rolled away and the tomb was empty. An angel appeared to them and told them that Jesus had risen from the dead. The women were filled with amazement and joy and ran to tell the disciples what they had seen.

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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