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Bible story: The rich fool

Creative activities based on the Bible story of The rich fool

The Parable of the Rich Fool is a story told by Jesus in Luke 12:16-21. In the parable, a wealthy man who has had a successful harvest decides to tear down his old barns and build bigger ones to store his abundance. The man thinks he can now live a life of ease and comfort, but God tells him that his life will be demanded of him that very night.

The parable is a warning against greed and materialism, and a call to focus on what really matters in life. It challenges us to be mindful of the fleeting nature of earthly possessions and to prioritize our relationships with God and with others.

We've gathered a collection of creative ideas and activities that are inspired by the Parable of the Rich Fool in Luke 12:16-21. These resources are designed to help you share this powerful and thought-provoking story in an engaging and interactive way.

Whether you are a leader in children's ministry, a Sunday school teacher, or a religious educator in a Christian primary school, our creative ideas can be adapted to a variety of settings such as church children's programs, catechism classes, children's services, Bible clubs, vacation Bible school, and Sunday school. These resources are also suitable for religious or Bible education in Christian primary schools, and will help students to understand the dangers of greed and materialism, and to prioritize what really matters in life.

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