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Theme: Idols / idolatry

Idols / idolatry in the Bible: Creative activities for your children's ministry

Idols and idolatry are significant themes in the Bible, referring to the worship of false gods and the creation of physical representations of divine beings.

In the Old Testament, idolatry was a persistent problem for the Israelites, who were warned repeatedly to avoid worshipping other gods.

The New Testament similarly emphasizes the danger of idolatry, calling believers to "flee from idolatry" and to worship only the true God.

Understanding the theme of idols and idolatry in the Bible offers valuable insights into the nature of worship, the dangers of false belief, and the importance of putting God first in our lives.

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