Use this Peter and Tabitha Sunday School lesson to inspire children to love God and help others.
Ask students, How many of you have ever gone shopping for clothes?
Do you like buying new clothes?
What if your parents didn't have any money to buy you new clothes? Would you like that?
(Read Acts 9:36-43 or summarize it with the story below.)
the Bible, there was a woman named Tabitha. She loved God and knew that
God wanted her to help people. Whenever she saw someone who couldn't
buy clothes, she would make them clothes and give the clothes to that
(Give a piece of clothing to each child.)
Do you think it was nice of Tabitha to make people clothes and give them to them?
Do you think it's important to help people?
one day, Tabitha died and everyone was very sad. When Peter came to
town, they told him about Tabitha and showed him all the clothes she had
made for them. Then Peter prayed and God brought Tabitha back to life!
Tabitha loved God and was always helping people, so God rewarded her by bringing her back to life.
you know what? The Bible tells us that if we love God and help other
people, too, God will reward us just like He rewarded Tabitha.
Let's pray about that.
prayer: Father God, we thank You for Tabitha's example. We pray that
You will help us to love You and help other people however we can, just
like Tabitha did. In Jesus' name we pray. Amen.
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