Some of the most important passages written on love were written by the Apostle John. John is often referred to as the “Beloved Disciple.” This story illustration can help children remember this important Bible author and understand what he said about love.
Bible Lesson Activities About Love
Love is an attribute of God and a trait Christians are to show in their relationships with the Lord and with others. The following Bible activities showcase the biblical attribute of love and are great for Valentine's Day or any lesson focusing on love.
When Nicodemus met Jesus, he had many questions for the Savior. As Jesus answered his questions, He also taught us some important truths about God’s love. This story illustration will help kids remember the story of Nicodemus and God’s great love for us.
The story of Peter healing Tabitha (Dorcas) demonstrates how the people loved each other in the early church seen in The Book of Acts. This beautiful sun catcher will remind children that love is the most important gift we can offer our church family.
The story of the good Samaritan demonstrates that friendship is defined by love and compassion, not race. This handprint craft will encourage children to think of ways they can lend a helping hand to their neighbors.
In John chapter 3, Jesus talked to Nicodemus about the “new birth.” When we are saved and become Christians, we are “born again.” This cute heart craft will remind children that when we are born again we are given a new heart and a new life.
The Apostle John wrote to churches and encouraged them to love each other as well as others because they had been the recipients of God’s love. This hanging mobile craft will help remind children that God first loved us and we should, therefore, love others.
This simple craft is based on Jesus’ teachings in John 3:1-16 when he spoke to Nicodemus and will help even the youngest child remember that God loves him or her and that he/she is valuable to Him. What a wonderful lesson for all children to hear!
This fun paper plate craft, based on John 3:16, will help children remember that real love is the love Jesus showed to us. It’s a sacrificial love that does what is best for the other person, just as Jesus died because that’s what we needed.
This beautiful heart banner will help children remember how God describes love in 1 Corinthians 13:3-8 and reinforce God’s expectations for how we are to love one another. It’s a great way to use Valentines’ Day to emphasize biblical love.
This Valentine’s Day mural craft, based on Matthew 22: 36-40. will help children understand the type of love that God wants from us. God does not want small, weak love, but big love, that reaches out like the branches of a mighty tree, blessing all of those around us.