Friday, February 7, 2014

Gospel for the Mass: 3/9/14- Matthew 4:1-11

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Matthew 4:1-11

Activities Click on the month. Scroll down to the date for Coloring Page, Mass Worksheet, Crossword Puzzle, Word Search, etc.

Theresa at will post a link to an activity sheet that coordinates with the Catholic Mass. There will be pictures and activities each week to help little kids understand and appreciate the Mass. Most weeks, she will also highlight a Saint whose feast day falls within that week or a liturgical symbol they can watch for at Mass. Scroll down to Gospel Reflection, Discussion Questions for the Gospel, and Proclaiming Faith Activities Background on the Gospel and activities for groups and families Resources on the Sunday Readings The Temptation of Jesus (look under Jesus’ Ministry) with tons of resources for illustrating the story, coloring pages/activity sheets, crafts, and songs. Who Says object lesson with coloring page, group activities, puzzles, quizzes, worship bulletin Temptation of Christ object lesson Jesus is Tempted lesson #175 with memory verses, circle the correct words, true or false, fill in the blanks, puzzles, and color sheets. Jesus Says No to the Devil lesson Sanding Rough Edges object talk: How God will never have us face temptations or difficulties beyond what we can bear, but going through these will help make us stronger, more mature Christians. Temptation object talk: Balls of temptation thrown by the devil will bounce off the Word of God. It Is Written lesson with activities Mount of Temptation lesson with puzzles, coloring sheet, Bible readings, questions, memory verses, key points, object lesson, drama, puppets, etc. (These files are set up and formatted so that they can be easily made into weekly booklets for your children's ministry, youth ministry, etc., with 4 sheets of legal paper and two staples). The Tempting of Jesus lesson with activities Matthew 4:1-11 lesson for K – 2nd grade Lesson: Jesus Battles The Devil and Temptation (Matthew 4:1-11) K – 5th grade Stories on the Way: Lesson Plans for Small Sunday Schools
The Temptation of Jesus Matthew 4:1-11 Satan Tempts Jesus lesson with activities Lectionary, Scripture Study and Worship Links and Resources

Coloring Jesus is Tempted The devil took Jesus on top of a mountain to tempt him (page 5) Matthew 4:3-4 (page 15)
Matthew 4:9 (page 17) Devil- 1, Devil- 2, Devil- 3

Crafts Who Says (group activities) crafts Jesus Tempted in the Wilderness craft (scroll down to this)

Introduce craft: We are tempted every day. How can we make to help remind ourselves to do the right thing? What Would Jesus Do mobile What Would Jesus Do crafts Witness Bracelet Craft Paper Bead Cross Beaded Cross Necklace
A very nice necklace for boys and girls. Be sure to make the string at least 36 inches long to fit over their heads. Craft cord can be used as well. Colors of Christ Cross (neat tip at the bottom for younger students)

Games Who Says (group activities) games Hear No Evil Resist the Devil Temptation Obstacle Course (Satan Tempts Jesus)
A fun medium energy level game with complete directions, supply list, what to say, and post game discussion questions. This game will help your kids actively review how Satan tempted Jesus and how the angels took care of Jesus. (The Encyclopedia of Bible Games for Children's Ministry by Group Publishing, page 73).

The Catholic Toolbox- Resist the Temptation File Folder Game
The object of the game is to resist the temptation just like Jesus did.


Satan Tries to Tempt Jesus- The pictures below tell the story of Jesus in the desert. But they are all mixed up. Number them in the order that they happened. (Big Puzzles for Little Hands: Jesus’ Life and Lessons by Carla Williams, page 23).

The Temptation of Jesus- Trace the lines from top to bottom to see how Jesus answered Satan. (Red Hot Bible Puzzles by Nancy I. Sanders, page 36). Word Search Word Search Word Search Word Jumble Alphabet Soup Crossword Crossword Crossword

Quiz Multiple Choice

Rap Jesus Rap

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