This fun craft, based on Mark 2:1-12, will help children remember the miracle Jesus performed when he healed a paralytic. This is just one of many miracles Jesus performed to demonstrate he was the promised Messiah of the Old Testament.
Jesus Healed a Paralytic
When Jesus saw the faith of a paralytic and his friends who had brought him to be healed, Jesus forgave the man and healed him. The Bible lesson activities below highlight this true story from Mark 2:1-11.
This Story Illustration shows a lame man being lowered through the roof so he can get to Jesus and be healed. It can be used with children in a homeschool setting, one-on-one, or with kids in a classroom setting like Sunday School.
This Bible activity helps middle and older children become familiar with the experience of the man Jesus forgave and healed after the man’s four friends lowered him down to Jesus through a hole in the roof. Sharpen your pencils! Your children will have a great deal of fun with this one!
This Bible activity is a word scramble based on Jesus’ actions to heal and forgive a lame man who was lowered before Him through the roof of the house where He was teaching. The activity highlights eight elements of this event. It also underscores a “bottom line” lesson from the biblical record of the account.
Word tiles give kids an opportunity to learn important phrases that convey Bible truths. This one is no exception. In this Bible activity for preschoolers, young children will learn that “Jesus healed bodies and souls.”
This Bible activity for older preschoolers and young children gives them the opportunity to find hidden objects in a picture showing Jesus looking with compassion on the paralyzed man He was about to heal. It’s a fun activity associated with a very important Bible story.
This Bible activity for older preschoolers is a jigsaw puzzle that shows Jesus responding to the faith of a paralytic, as well as the faith of his four friends who brought him to Jesus by lowering him down through a hole in the roof. Faith pushes ahead to get to Jesus!