Love Is...

(Word Search) We express love in many ways. Children will find words of love suggested in 1 Corinthians 13:4-8 hidden in this puzzle.


Love, Valentine's Day, Mother's Day


Word Search for each child [PDF] Click here  Solution
Pencils or markers


Approximately 10 minutes

many hearts


Give each child a pencil or a marker and a copy of the word search. Have the children look up 1 Corinthians 13:4-8 as they work on their puzzle. One special word for love, hidden in the word search, is not suggested in 1 Corinthians 13:4-8. This special word is "agape." See how many children were able to find it and if anyone knows the meaning. Explain that "agape" means Godly love.

Discussion Questions: (Optional)
1. Which expressions of love are the easiest to show? (Allow for answers.)
2. Which ones are the hardest to show? (Allow for answers.)
3. How is Godly, agape love different from other kinds of love? (Allow for answers.)