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Theme: Suffering / illness

Suffering / illness in the Bible: Creative activities for your children's ministry

Suffering is a topic that is relevant to every human being. It can come in different forms, and no one is exempt from experiencing it. Suffering can be physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual. It can be a result of our own choices, the choices of others, or simply the fact that we live in a fallen world. However, as Christians, we believe that God is present in our suffering, and that He has the power to bring good out of it.

The topic of suffering can be particularly challenging for children who have experienced significant suffering at an early age. The loss of a loved one, chronic illness, disability, and other life-altering events can be difficult for young children to process. It is important to approach this topic with sensitivity and compassion.

On this page, we have compiled creative ideas, resources, and activities relating to the topic of suffering which you can use in your Bible lessons, kid's ministry, elementary school, or homeschooling. These resources can help you explore what the Bible says about suffering, provide comfort and support to those who are struggling, and offer hope for the future.

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