This video provides a brief overview of the highlights of Joseph’s Story found in Matthew 1:18-25. An angel appears to Joseph to reassure him and tell him to take Mary as his wife. The baby she is carrying will be the promised Messiah of the Old Testament!
Mary and Joseph
The following Bible Lesson activities feature Mary and Joseph, the mother and adopted father of Jesus.
When Jesus and His family were visiting Jerusalem, He went missing. After searching, His parents found him in the temple teaching! This story illustration will help kids learn about this event and that Jesus was once a child also, but He was always Lord.
When Joseph learned about Mary expecting a baby, it was quite a surprise since they were not yet married. Joseph was a good man, though, and he married Mary and took care of Jesus. This illustration will help kids remember Joseph’s great character.
Joseph was chosen to be Jesus’ earthly Father. Joseph was also one of the first people to know that Jesus was on his way. This story illustration will help kids learn about Joseph and see that God is in control of all circumstances in our lives.
This Bible craft gives the “bottom line” of Gabriel’s visit to Mary. “Mary will be the mother of Jesus.” This was an important message, not just for Mary, but for everyone today as well. God’s Son was coming into the world! Mary would be his mother, but His Father was God!
Introducing children to the Christmas story (the birth of Jesus) is important not only for their understanding of this holiday, but it’s also an important step in their salvation. This colorable Joseph and Mary Christmas ornament activity will help kids remember the importance of Christmas.
Introducing children to the Christmas story (the birth of Jesus) is important not only for their understanding of this holiday, but it’s also an important step in their salvation. This easy Joseph and Mary Christmas ornament activity will help kids remember the importance of Christmas.
This simple Christmas angel craft, based on Luke 1:26-56, will help kids learn about the story of the angel visiting Mary and remind children of the special heavenly announcement Mary received about baby Jesus. It’s a great craft for helping teach the Christmas story.
This Write the Bible Phrase worksheet calls for kids to write, “To us a son is given.” This is an adaptation of Isaiah 9:6 and will help children remember that Jesus’ birth was told of in the Old Testament.
This Write the Bible Phrase Worksheet calls for kids to write, “You will name the baby Jesus.” This is an adaptation of Matthew 1:21 and will help children remember the importance of Jesus’ name.