The story of the lame man is a wonderful illustration of God’s amazing power. This Peter and the Lame Man Story Illustration will help children remember that just as God healed and changed the lame man, He can change us, too.
Peter and the Lame Man Bible Activities
In Acts 3:1-10, as Peter and John made their way to the temple, they encountered a man who couldn't walk. Peter healed the man in Jesus' name. The man's joyful response created quite a stir. The activities below will help children become familiar with this story, with Peter's role in the early church, and with Jesus' power to heal sick and disabled people.
Not long after Pentecost, Peter encountered a lame man and healed him in Jesus’ name. The man’s healing demonstrated that Jesus’ power was now working through His disciples. This fun craft will remind children that God works miracles through His people.
Give your children the opportunity to find the differences between these pictures, both of which show a man who is no longer lame leaping for joy as Peter and John look on. How many differences exist between the two? At least fifteen.
What were some of the important elements in God’s using Peter to heal the man who had never been able to walk? (See Acts 3:1-10.) This word search puzzle highlights 10 elements. As your children work it, talk to them about how Jesus used His followers to begin the early church. This was one of the important miracles that occurred when the church started.
Give your children an opportunity to unscramble eight words and one phrase in this puzzle that highlights elements in the healing of the lame man near the temple. Peter had no money, but what he did have mattered more than millions of dollars!
What are some important things to remember about Luke’s account in Acts 3:1-10 of Peter healing the lame man in Jesus’ name? This fun crossword puzzle will present eight words that highlight key elements. Sharpen your pencils!
Putting together this nine-piece puzzle will give children an opportunity to be reminded of God’s power to heal. They’ll also be reminded that Jesus really was and is God’s Son. After all, Peter did heal the lame man in Jesus’ name! You’ll remind them of these important truths when they work this puzzle, won’t you?