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Biblical person: Herod Antipas (king - the Fox)

Creative activities and ideas based on the biblical figure of Herod Antipas (king - the Fox)

Herod Antipas was a son of King Herod the Great and was appointed as the ruler of Galilee and Perea by the Roman Empire. He is mentioned in the New Testament as the ruler who had John the Baptist arrested and beheaded. He also played a role in the trial of Jesus, sending him back and forth between himself and Pontius Pilate. According to Luke 23:12, Herod and Pilate became friends that day. Later, in Acts 13:1, he is referred to as "Herod the tetrarch," and he was present during the trial of the apostle Paul. Herod Antipas is known for his political intrigue and conflicts with his own family members, which ultimately led to his downfall.

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.


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