Parable of the Talents
Antioch Arcade(Grades 1-2)
ďEach of you has been blessed with one of Godís many wonderful gifts to be used in the service of others.† So use your gift well.Ē† 1 Peter (CEV)
Like the master in Jesusí story, God has given us each of us special gifts and talents to use, not hoard. As faithful servants, we must use our gifts to do Godís work in the world.
Your grandfather is housebound because of a broken hip. What can you do to help? What gifts will you use?
Draw a picture of yourself doing something to help your grandfather. Then draw one or more boxes with a bow. On each box, write a gift you will need for the task.
Everything we have is a gift from God. This puzzle names just a few of the gifts God gives to different people. See how many you can find.
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