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Bible story: Judas betrays Jesus with a kiss

Creative activities based on the Bible story of Judas betrays Jesus with a kiss

The Bible story of Judas' betrayal of Jesus in Gethsemane in Matthew 26:47-56, Mark 14:43-50 and John 18:3-12is a significant event in the New Testament. After the Last Supper, Jesus and his disciples went to the Garden of Gethsemane, where he prayed and asked his Father to take the cup of suffering from him. Judas arrived with a group of soldiers and identified Jesus with a kiss, which led to his arrest.

Judas' betrayal of Jesus for thirty pieces of silver fulfilled a prophecy and set into motion the events that would lead to Jesus' crucifixion. The story serves as a cautionary tale about the dangers of greed and the importance of staying true to one's values and beliefs.

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.