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Cross

The method used for Christ's death (crucifixion); An affliction or suffering to bear

"But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us." Romans 5:8


Crafts

Bread of Life

Children make an edible treat which represents the sacrifice that Jesus made on the cross.

Father, Forgive Them

As Jesus hung on the cross, He asked His Father to forgive.

Hearts on a Cross

A sweet craft to help the kids remember that Jesus loved them so much, He gave up His life on a cross.

Palm Leaf Cross

Children make a cross from a palm leaf to help remind them of the sacrifice Jesus made for all of us.

Games

To the Cross

Kids use their throwing skills to earn chances to answer questions about Jesus and the cross.

Lessons

Death On a Cross

After completing this lesson, the children have a better understanding of crucifixion and the meaning behind Jesus' death on the cross.

Jesus Dies for Our Sins

In this Easter lesson, children discover that Jesus loves us so much, He willingly died on the cross for the forgivness of our sins. When we respond to God's call to repent and ask Jesus to forgive our sins, He washes us clean so we may have eternal life with Him in Heaven.

Object Talks

Sin Gets Heavy

The weight of our own sin is hard for us to bear, but Jesus bore the sins of the world.

Puzzles

All Sins Forgiven

(Cross-out) Children cross out certain words in this puzzle to reveal the message of 1 Peter 3:18, that Jesus died for our sins to bring us to God.

Cross Puzzle

"All we like sheep have gone astray," Isaiah 53:6: A cross-shaped puzzle to help the kids memorize.

Power of the Cross

(Cross-out) As Jesus died on the cross between two criminals, He asked His Father to do something very special for all of us. What He asked is found in Luke 23:24.

The Final Hours

(Crossword) A search of the scriptures focusing on the betrayal and crucifixion of Jesus.