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Biblical person: Ananias (of Damascus)

Creative activities and ideas based on the biblical figure of Ananias (of Damascus)

Ananias of Damascus is a biblical figure mentioned in the New Testament book of Acts. He was a disciple of Jesus and was instructed by a vision to visit Saul (who later became Paul) in Damascus after Saul's encounter with Jesus on the road to Damascus. Despite his initial hesitation, Ananias obeyed the vision and went to visit Saul, laying his hands on him and restoring his sight. Ananias is also mentioned as being present during Paul's trial in Jerusalem. His story emphasizes the importance of obedience to God's calling and the power of faith in bringing about miraculous healing.

We have compiled a range of creative ideas and activities below that relate to this Biblical person. These resources are designed to help you teach important life lessons 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.