Bible story: Judas agrees to betray Jesus
Creative activities based on the Bible story of Judas agrees to betray Jesus
In Matthew 26:14-16, Mark 14:10-11, and Luke 22:3-6, we see the story of Judas Iscariot's betrayal of Jesus. Judas, one of the twelve disciples, agrees to betray Jesus to the Jewish authorities in exchange for thirty pieces of silver.
In Matthew's account, Judas seeks out the chief priests and asks what they will give him in return for betraying Jesus. They agree to give him thirty pieces of silver, and from that point on, Judas looks for an opportunity to hand Jesus over to them.
In Mark and Luke's accounts, the chief priests approach Judas and offer him money to betray Jesus. Judas agrees and begins to look for a way to betray him.
The story of Judas' betrayal highlights the dangers of greed and the importance of loyalty and trust.
We have compiled a range of creative ideas and activities below that relate to this Bible story. These resources are designed to help you share this important message in an engaging and interactive way, whether you are a children's ministry leader, a Sunday school teacher, or a religious educator in a Christian primary school.
Our activities below are suitable for use in various settings such as church children's programs, children's ministry, catechism classes, children's services, Bible clubs, vacation Bible school, and Sunday school, and will help students understand the relevance of the Bible to their lives, and the importance of applying its teachings in practical ways.