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Theme: Sheep / shepherd

Sheep / shepherd in the Bible: Creative activities for your children's ministry

The theme of sheep and shepherds is an important motif throughout the Bible, representing a metaphor for the relationship between God and his people.

In the Old Testament, God is often referred to as the shepherd of Israel, guiding and protecting his flock. This metaphor is also seen in the New Testament, with Jesus describing himself as the Good Shepherd who lays down his life for his sheep.

The image of sheep and shepherds reflects the need for guidance, protection, and care, emphasizing the importance of the relationship between God and his followers.

It also highlights the vulnerability of humans and their dependence on a higher power for guidance and sustenance.

On this page you will find creative ideas, resources and activities relating to sheep and shepherds which you can use in your kid’s work, kidmin, Sunday school lessons or Christian elementary school.

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