“Suddenly a great company of the heavenly host appeared with the angel, praising God and saying,’Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace to those on whom his favor rests.’ ” Luke 2:14
By: Jennifer Mullen
In the busyness of the season, it is important to remind our children (and ourselves) the reason we celebrate Christmas. This is a simple way to share the gospel story with your family. Make this activity one of your advent events during your family devotional time.
- clear plastic or glass ornaments
- white crafting feathers
- red ribbon
Found all of these items at Hobby Lobby.
While reading various scriptures about Jesus with your family, insert the following into the ornament:
- Raffia– This symbolizes the hay in the manger. Read Luke 2.
- Red Ribbon– This symbolizes the blood of Christ. Read Matthew 26:28 and Isaiah 53:5.
- Feather– This symbolizes the angel who proclaimed the resurrection at the tomb. Read Luke 24:1-12