Bible story: The unforgiving servant
Creative activities based on the Bible story of The unforgiving servant
The Parable of the Unforgiving Servant is a story told by Jesus in Matthew 18:23-34. In this parable, a king forgives the debt of a servant who owes him an enormous amount of money. However, that same servant refuses to forgive a fellow servant who owes him a much smaller amount of money. When the king finds out, he becomes angry and throws the unforgiving servant in jail.
This parable teaches us about the importance of forgiveness and the consequences of unforgiveness. It challenges us to examine our own hearts and to be willing to forgive others just as we have been forgiven by God. It emphasizes the need to extend grace and mercy to others, as we have received it from God.
We have compiled a range of creative ideas and activities that relate to the Parable of the Unforgiving Servant. 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 resources 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 importance of forgiveness, grace, and mercy in our relationships with others and with God.