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Theme: Brothers / brotherhood

Brothers / brotherhood in the Bible: Creative activities for your children's ministry

The theme of brothers and brotherhood is significant in the Bible, from the story of Cain and Abel in the book of Genesis to the concept of being brothers and sisters in Christ in the New Testament.

Brotherly relationships are often portrayed as complex, with instances of both love and conflict. The stories of Joseph and his brothers, as well as David and Jonathan, highlight the importance of loyalty and sacrifice in brotherly relationships.

The New Testament also emphasizes the importance of brotherhood and unity among believers, with Jesus modeling a sacrificial love that is meant to be extended to all.

Understanding the theme of brothers and brotherhood in the Bible offers valuable insights into the nature of relationships, love, and the importance of unity among God's people. 

On this page you will find creative ideas, resources and activities relating to brotherhood which you can use in your children’s work, children’s church, Sunday school, or Christian primary school.

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