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Theme: Prison / imprisonment

Prison / imprisonment in the Bible: Creative activities for your children's ministry

Prison is an important theme in the Bible, appearing in both the Old and New Testaments. Imprisonment was a common form of punishment in biblical times, and many of the patriarchs and prophets experienced time in prison for their faith.

The New Testament recounts the imprisonment of several key figures, including John the Baptist, Peter, and Paul. Imprisonment is often presented as a form of persecution for believers, but also as an opportunity for witness and evangelism.

Understanding the theme of prison in the Bible offers valuable insights into the nature of suffering, faith, and the ultimate triumph of God's purposes.

On this page you will find creative ideas, resources and activities relating to imprisonment which you can use in your Bible lessons, kidmin, kid’s ministry, elementary school or homeschooling.

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