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Bible Story: ‘The healing of the lame man at the Beautiful Gate’ - skecthboard

Introduction:
"Peter says "I don't have any silver or gold - I don't have any money - but I do have something I can give to you..."  

He leans over and takes the man by his right hand, and says "In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, get up and walk!".  As the beggar takes hold of Peter's hand he feels an amazing tingling warmth go right through him, down his arm, into his body, through to his legs and feet - and - starts - to - get - up! 

This man, who had never walked in his life, was starting to stand up!  The bones in his feet and ankles suddenly become strong, and he gets to his feet.  I expect he is hanging on to Peter and John!  Then he takes one step and another step - and another, and another, until in the end he's jumping about and hopping and skipping and shouting "Thank you Lord, oh thank you Lord, Look I can walk, I can run!"


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Themes:
The healing of the lame man at the Beautiful Gate, stories from Acts, God's healing power, persecution of believers, poverty

Sketchboard story:
A beautiful Bible story written by Korky and Anni Davey (OAC ministries) with an easy to do painting. You can however also tell the story without a painting.

You can download the story underneath: 

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