John, the Apostle

John, the Apostle, was also known as the beloved disciple or the disciple Jesus loved. He is an example of someone who lived with a simple, but deep love for Jesus. He encouraged all believers to love Jesus and love one another. Below you'll find Kids' Bible lesson activities about John, the apostle, disciple, and friend of Jesus.

John, A Friend of Jesus Hour B Lesson Plan

Every lesson from God’s Unfolding Story for Older Preschoolers includes two lesson plans (Hour A and Hour B). This is the Hour B lesson plan for John, A Friend of Jesus (NT12L1HB). It includes the Hour B lesson plan and the needed reproducibles for that plan. Click on the Get Activity button below to view and/or…

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John, A Friend of Jesus Hour A Lesson Plan

Every lesson from God’s Unfolding Story for Older Preschoolers includes two lesson plans (Hour A and Hour B). This is the Hour A lesson plan for John, A Friend of Jesus (NT12L1HA). It includes the Hour A lesson plan and the needed reproducibles for that plan. Click on the Get Activity button below to view and/or…

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John Wrote About Love Story Illustration

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.

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John Wrote About Heaven Story Illustration

The Apostle John has the unique distinction of being the one Bible author to have seen heaven before he died. This John Wrote About Heaven Story Illustration will help kids remember this important Bible author and the amazing message he had to share.

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John Was a Friend of Jesus Story Illustration

John was referred to as the “Beloved Disciple” because of his close relationship with Jesus. This John Was a Friend of Jesus Story Illustration will help kids remember that it is a wonderful thing to be close to Jesus and encourage them to love Jesus in the same way.

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John Wrote About Love Bible Craft

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.

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John Wrote About Heaven Bible Craft

This mural craft is based on the writings of the Apostle John when he wrote about heaven in places like Revelation 21:1-4, 12-14, 18-25; 22:1-6, 20 and will help remind children that Heaven is a real place Jesus is preparing for His people.

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John, a Friend of Jesus Bible Craft

This frame craft, based on John 13:15 and the fact that John was considered a friend of Jesus, will help children remember the importance of being a good friend and showing love to our friends. It will also create a great gift for kids to give to friends.

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Proverbs 17:17 Write the Bible Phrase Worksheet

This Write the Bible Phrase worksheet calls for kids to write, “A friend loves at all times.” This is an adaptation of Proverbs 17:17 and will help encourage children to think about the importance of being a good friend.

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