Lanterns Jesus is the
Light of the World
"I am the light of the world.
Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light
of life" John 8:12.
What you need: You will need white paper
bags, markers or colored pencils, scissors, and a string of white
What you do: Children decorate their
paper bag and write the above Bible verse on it.
The children colored a
picture of a lighthouse (shown here from our Lighthouse
Lessons), glued it to the bag, and then cut out the
"window" so the light could shine through. We then hung the
bags on a string of white lights and positioned the individual
lights to shine through the windows. The children used their paper
lanterns throughout the Lighthouse Lesson Plans
to score their progress for Scripture memorization.
We placed the
"Jesus" candle in front of the memory verse for Lesson One,
"I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk
in darkness, but will have the light of life" John 8:12. The
candle was then used in "Spread the Light," one of the Bible
memorization techniques found in Lesson One of the Lighthouse
Lessons, an Overview of the Book of