Peter, John, and the Early Church
Following his ascension, Jesus sent the Holy Spirit on the Day of Pentecost to empower the disciples and establish the early church. Peter and John had been two of Jesus' Disciples and were now two of the leaders in the early Jerusalem church. These free, printable Bible activities deal with events involving Peter, John, and the early church or some of the events that took place during the final days of Jesus before His crucifixion. They will help learners gain an understanding of several things that happened during that period of time in the church.
Don’t pass up this opportunity to let your children play this match game. The tiles depict images from a picture of Peter as he wrote a letter to fellow believers, encouraging them to remain faithful to Jesus. As your kids play the game, you’ll have a chance to tell them how important Peter’s letters were—and are—to all Jesus’ followers.Read More ⇨
Peter was rescued from jail in Acts 12:1-18. This word scramble puzzle gives your children an opportunity to unscramble seven words and one key phrase related to this event. As they do, they’ll become more familiar with this important happening in the life of the early church.Read More ⇨
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.Read More ⇨
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?Read More ⇨