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Cornelius (Acts 10) | Craft 2


Cornelius learned that all all people are God’s people, not just the ones who had a certain heritage. This little face making activity lets your youngsters make up a myriad of characters all of whom are God’s people because they are people! Cornelius (Acts 10) | Craft 2

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Cornelius (Acts 10) | Games


Cornelius (Acts 10)  - Games


This is a story of inclusivity. It’s a story about people who had always been treated as less getting to be a full part of God’s work. It’s a story that repeats itself in almost every generation and our modern day Cornelius and Peter may not be the people we expect.




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Keep it up – How long can a child keep a balloon in the air? Let them play solo, then in pairs, then 4’s until there is only one group.
Link: We achieve more working together.

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Cornelius (Acts 10) | Character Images


Peter’s Defence (Acts 4)

Here are the images you need for the hero’s attributes linked to ‘Cornelius (Acts 10)’ – where Peter welcomes gentiles into the faith.
Each hero set contains a high quality graphic of the character, a take home bible card and a colouring page.

The images are displayed small here, click on the image you wish to have, then save the image that loads.
(These images are not copyright free, they are for personal/classroom use only.)





Cornelius (Acts 10) | Craft 1


It’s easy to exclude people and it’s natural to have thought that the Jewish messiah came to just save the Jewish people, but God had a much bigger plan. For people on the edges like Cornelius that was huge. The party they had always been excluded from had flung wide the doors and they could finally enter. This little craft uses the idea of a door as the barrier that is now open. Cornelius (Acts 10) | Craft 1

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Cornelius (Acts 10) | Story

Cornelius (Acts 10) | Story

Essential Teachers notes:
We may think this is a minor story but it’s one that every generation of the church has been challenged to live out. For Peter and the apostles it was totally logical that the Jewish messiah would be a message for the Jews. That God would include every man, woman and child into his great family irrespective of birth was totally revolutionary. So hard was it to imagine that the potential converts were quite literally speaking in tongues before Peter called for water to baptise.

Tell this story or a similar one of your choice from a favourite bible translation or story book. This version is supplied for inspiration, feel free to omit or embellish to give it your personal voice.

Main passage: Acts 10
Additional Passages: none specific

If you want the teachers page then please click on the image for the pdf.

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