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Bible story: Elijah being taken up to heaven

Creative activities based on the Bible story of Elijah being taken up to heaven

In 2 Kings chapter 2, we find the amazing story of the prophet Elijah being taken up to heaven in a whirlwind. Elijah had mentored Elisha, who was to take his place as a prophet, and as they walked together, a chariot of fire appeared and Elijah was taken up into heaven. Elisha then picked up Elijah's cloak and continued his ministry. This story teaches us the power of mentoring and passing on knowledge to the next generation, and the importance of living a life that honors God. It also shows us that God has the power to do miraculous things, and that we should trust in His plan for our lives.

On this page you will find creative ideas, resources and activities relating to the Bible story of Elijah being taken up to heaven, which you can use in your children’s work, children’s church, Sunday school, or Christian primary school.