Will be doing this with the children in my class! Always on the look out for religious crafts to do as a sideline R.E project 🙂
A couple of years ago for Easter we introduced the Wordless Gospel to the children, and had them make their own little books.
To refresh your memories, this is the meaning behind each colour:
BLACK represents sin: “There is no difference, for all have sinned and come short of the glory of God.” (Romans 3:23)
Sin is doing something wrong on purpose, or not doing something we know we should – that is, known sins and unknown sins – and we all sin – Mother Teresa, the Pope, me, you. Some days are better than others!
RED represents blood: Jesus’ blood was shed at Easter. What was it about? How can Jesus dying be good news? Because he died for us and for all our sins so we could come to know God.
“The blood of Jesus, his Son, purifies us from every sin.” (1 John 1:7)
- WHITE represents our being washed clean:
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