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Bible story: Touching the hem of his garment

Creative activities based on the Bible story of Touching the hem of his garment

In Matthew 9:18-26, Mark 5:21-43, and Luke 8:40-56, Jesus is approached by a synagogue leader named Jairus who begs him to come and heal his dying daughter. On his way to Jairus' house, a woman who had been suffering from a hemorrhage for twelve years reaches out and touches Jesus' cloak. She believes that if she can just touch his garment, she will be healed. Immediately, she feels the bleeding stop and is healed.

Jesus commends her faith and tells her that her faith has made her well. He then continues on to Jairus' house and raises his daughter from the dead. The story of the bleeding woman highlights the power of faith and the importance of trusting in Jesus for healing.

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.