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Biblical person: James (the Just)

Creative activities and ideas based on the biblical figure of James (the Just)

James the Just, also known as James the Brother of Jesus, was an important figure in early Christianity. He was the leader of the Christian community in Jerusalem and was a prominent member of the apostolic council in the early church. James was known for his strict adherence to Jewish law and tradition and played a key role in the decision to admit Gentiles into the Christian community. He was martyred for his faith in Jesus Christ and his teachings continue to influence Christian theology and practice to this day.

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.