Bible, Glitter and Glue

Phillip & the Ethiopian Official

December 09, 2023 David and Mary Nelson Season 5 Episode 9
Bible, Glitter and Glue
Phillip & the Ethiopian Official
Show Notes


Philip followed instructions from an angel of the Lord and went to a very important man riding in a chariot. The man was a chief official of the Queen of Ethiopia. He was reading from a scroll of Isaiah but could not understand it. Philip joined him in the chariot and explained that the Scripture was talking about Jesus.  The man began to believe in Jesus, and when the chariot passed by some water, the official asked Philip to baptise him (and he did!)

Bible verses used in this episode:

Acts 8:26-40


  1. An angel directs Philip where to go (Acts 8:26-29)
  2. Philip taught and baptised an important man from Ethiopia (Acts 8:30-38)
  3. The two men each go a separate way (Acts 8:39-40)

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Full teaching instructions free from Mission Bible Class:

Bible Lesson:  Philip Teaches the Man from Ethiopia 

Scriptures quoted from the International Children’s Bible®, copyright ©1986, 1988, 1999, 2015 by Tommy Nelson. Used by permission.

Excerpts from Mission Bible Class used by permission.

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