40 Days of Lent
Try these discipleship ideas for the season of Lent!
Discover the significance of 40 days...
Genesis 7...40 Days of Rain
Exodus 16...40 Years of Food
Exodus 24...40 Days with God
Numbers 13 & 14...40 Years of Wandering
1 Samuel 17...40 Days of Fear
Jonah 3...40 Days of Warning
Luke 4...40 Days of Temptation
Raindrop Art - Dip a paintbrush into water and watercolor paints so the brush is very wet. Drip it onto paper to create 40 drops.
One Ingredient - Choose a common food ingredient and see how many different ways you can prepare and eat it during Lent. Aim for 40!
Describing God - Make a list of words that describe God. See if you can come up with 40...or more! If you like, turn them into a poem or story about God.
Milk and Honey - Read Numbers 13 and imagine what the Promised Land looked like. Then, draw or paint a picture of what you see in your mind.
Scary Faces - Draw 40 different scary faces, one for every day Goliath scared the Israelites. If you like, turn them into a comic strip and add quotes!
The Art of Repenting - To repent means to admit what you have done wrong and want to do better. Create art based on the word repent.
Waiting - With adult help, bake something with yeast. You'll need to wait for the dough to rise. As you wait, remember how Jesus waited 40 days to eat!
Remember his messages and experience his presence...