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Bible story: Gideon makes an idol

Creative activities based on the Bible story of Gideon makes an idol

The Bible story of Gideon making an idol is found in Judges chapter 8. After defeating the Midianites, Gideon asked the Israelites for gold earrings, which he used to make an ephod, a garment worn by priests, which became an object of worship. The ephod was seen as an idol and led the Israelites into sin, which caused them to fall away from God's ways. '

This story teaches us about the dangers of idolatry and the importance of keeping our focus on God. It also reminds us that even the strongest and most faithful can fall into temptation, and that we must always be on guard against sin.

On this page you will find creative ideas, resources and activities relating to the Bible story of Gideon making an idol, which you can use in your children’s ministry, kid’s church, children’s and youth work or Christian primary school.