To consider what it means to live a life of love.
Give each child a piece of paper and divide out a ruler, a black pencil, blue and red crayons. Each child should have only one of these.
Then have a race to draw the best flag as fast as you cen.
See how the children co-operate to draw the flag.
When they have finished, review how they co-operated to draw the flag. Did they act in ‘love’ to share what they had?
- Author: Paul
- Type: Letter
- Written: AD 60-95
- No. Chapters: 1
- N.T. Book No.: 24
Read out 2 John v6 The children’s bible I use says ‘And loving means living the way he commanded us to live. And God’s command is this: that you live a life of love. You have heard this command from the beginning.
Ask what does it mean to live a life of love.
Ask the children what stories of Jesus did they know.
Write suggestions on a board as they are made.
Then go through each one and ask how Jesus acted in love in each situation.
Have a child read 1 Corinthians 13v4-7.
Who lived a life of love? Our Lord Jesus Christ.
Give each child a write band and draw on WWJD. If room, put on 2John v6 ‘Live a life of love’.