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Colors of Christ Bracelet


by Sarah Keith - SundaySchoolNetwork.com
Approximate Time: 10 Minutes
Appropriate Ages: 8-15


Materials/Equipment needed:
Cord such as jute or rawhide strip;
Pony beads: black, white, red, blue, green, and gold or yellow.

Detailed Instructions:
•String beads on jute or rawhide.
•Each of the bead colors tell a Biblical truth.
•Tie off end of cord to fit.

Black = Sin The black bead reminds us of our sin which separates us from God and dooms us to eternal darkness. Romans 3:23 “For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.” (see also Ephesians 2:11-13)

Red = Christ’s blood The red bead symbolizes Christ’s’ blood shed for you and me. Romans 5:8-9 “But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us...we have been justified by his blood...”

White = Prayer of Repentance For Cleansing The white bead represents the cleansing that occurs when a sinner repents and turns to God. Psalm 51:1-2 “Have mercy on me, Oh God, according to your unfailing love; according to your great compassion blot out my transgressions. Wash away all my iniquity and cleanse me from my sin.”

Blue = Water/Spirit Baptism The blue bead represents baptism. Ephesians 4:5 “...one Lord, one faith, one baptism.” We are baptized with water to identify ourselves with Jesus. The Holy Spirit baptizes those who trust in Jesus and takes up residence in the believers heart. If anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, he does not belong to Christ. Romans 8:9

Green = Christian Growth The green bead represents growth in our faith. Colossians 1:10 “And we pray this in order that you may live a life worthy of the Lord and may please him in every way: bearing fruit in every good work, growing in the knowledge of God...”

Gold = Eternal life The gold bead represents eternal life with Jesus in Heaven. John 3:16 “ For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.”

Copyright 2002 - Sarah A. Keith - SundaySchoolNetwork.Com
From the book, "Goin' Buggie For Jesus".



Pony Beads
High-quality plastic beads with large holes. Consistent size makes these good filler beads. Beautiful strung alone. Approx. 700 beads per bag in 6 x 9mm size. 1/2-lb. bag.
Jute Macrame String
High-quality plastic beads with large holes. Consistent size makes these good filler beads. Beautiful strung alone. Approx. 700 beads per bag in 6 x 9mm size. 1/2-lb. bag.

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