The children will learn that-:
Bible Story Reference: Luke 10:38-42, John 12:1-3
Matthew 15:8 (NIV)
“These people honour me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me.”
Dear Jesus, help us to remember that you are the most important thing in our lives. Don’t let us get so busy with other things that we forget to spend time with you. Amen.
Who Chose The Better Part?
What You Need
Fold-down on the top edge of the green paper.
Fold the green paper in half and unfold it. Draw a black line on fold lines.
On yellow paper, draw and colour a picture of Martha in the kitchen preparing food. Write “Martha” at the bottom of her dress.
Glue Martha’s picture on the left side of the green paper, just under the black line (see picture above).
On another piece of paper, draw and colour a picture of Lazarus in a chair and Mary sitting at Jesus’ feet, listening to Jesus speak.
Write “Mary” on Mary’s dress, “Lazarus” on Lazarus’ robe, and “Jesus” on Jesus’ robe.
Glue Mary’s picture on the right side of the green paper, just under the black line (see picture above).
Write “Who Chose The Better Part?” and “Luke 10:38-42” on a white strip of paper and glue it at the top of the green paper.
Take a white rectangle piece of paper and fold it in half, lengthwise. With a folded edge on top, write “Martha?”
Inside Martha’s white paper, write “No.”
Glue the back of Martha’s white paper to the bottom left side of the green paper under Martha’s picture.
Fold another piece of paper in half, lengthwise. With folded edge on top, write “Mary?”
Inside Mary’s white paper, write “Yes.”
Glue the back of Mary’s white paper to the bottom right side of the green paper under Mary’s picture.
Tell Martha and Mary’s point of views in this lesson to your friends and family.