Let Your Light Shine

(Cross-out) After crossing out certain words, a bright message from Matthew 5:16 appears.


Light, Morality, Witnessing, Works


Cross-out puzzle for each child [PDF] Click here  Solution
Cross-out puzzle in KJV [PDF] Click here  KJV solution
Highlighters or markers


Approximately 10 minutes

Small lamp


Give each child a pencil or a marker and a copy of the cross-out puzzle. Remind the children that it is important to act and speak in ways that show we belong to Jesus. After completing this puzzle, the children will learn that they should let their lights shine before men, that they may see their good works and glorify God in Heaven.

Discussion Questions:
1. How can we be like a bright light to the world? (By doing good works cheerfully and because we love Jesus.)
2. Why is it important that the world see our lights shine? (To glorify God.)
3. Is letting your light shine more than just doing good works? Explain. (Allow for discussion.)