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Day 4: Jesus Appears to His Followers

Welcome to day four of Faith Lutheran’s Church’s God’s Wonder Lab VBS!

Be sure to watch Dr. Terry Pastuer's video as he introduces Day 4



Song of the Day: Our God Keeps His Promises

Puppet Video

Skit Video: James and Megan discuss butterflies and how Jesus gives life.

Storytelling: Jesus Appears to His Followers  

After watching the storytelling video, complete the activities in the God’s Wonder Lab leaflets.


Bible Story: Jesus Appears to His Followers


As they were talking about these things, Jesus himself stood among them, and said to them, “Peace to you!” But they were startled and frightened and thought they saw a spirit. And he said to them, “Why are you troubled, and why do doubts arise in your hearts? See my hands and my feet, that it is I myself. Touch me, and see. For a spirit does not have flesh and bones as you see that I have.” And when he had said this, he showed them his hands and his feet. And while they still disbelieved for joy and were marveling, he said to them, “Have you anything here to eat?” They gave him a piece of broiled fish, and he took it and ate before them.


Then he said to them, “These are my words that I spoke to you while I was still with you, that everything written about me in the Law of Moses and the Prophets and the Psalms must be fulfilled.” Then he opened their minds to understand the Scriptures, and said to them, “Thus it is written, that the Christ should suffer and on the third day rise from the dead, and that repentance for the forgiveness of sins should be proclaimed in his name to all nations, beginning from Jerusalem. You are witnesses of these things. And behold, I am sending the promise of my Father upon you. But stay in the city until you are clothed with power from on high.”  Luke 24:36–49


Bible Challenge: Science Exploration Video 

Memory Verse Song: Remember the Lord, who is great and awesome.  Nehemiah 4:14


Snack: Easter Butterfly

Craft: Butterflies

Game: Finding Jesus

Coloring Page: Jesus Appears to His Followers


Puppet Video

Skit Video: Follow up with James and Megan and the color-changing flower.

Closing Song: He’s Done Marvelous Things

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