The Great Commission Bible Craft

by Karen & Grace Morris

The great commission Bible craft will remind your students to take the message of Jesus to everyone. In the Bible, Jesus told his disciples to teach all nations to observe all that He had commanded them. Mathew 28:19-20. 

So, make a simple suitcase to help us to go to all the nations. Your students can also make a cute bookmark to place in their Bibles.

There are two great commission Bible crafts, click on the picture to take you to the one you want to make first.

Get Ready and Go

great commission suitcase

Make a suitcase to help you remember this important verse.

You will need;

  • Construction paper, your favorite color for the outside of the suitcase.
  • Scissors
  • 4-inch round object (optional)
  • 2-inch round object (optional)
  • Blue paper
  • Scraps of green, yellow, red, black, blue, and brown paper
  • Lined paper
  • Black marker
  • Glue stick
measure lines for the handle

Fold the 12 by 9-inch piece of construction paper in half. So that it is 6 by 9 inches. 

Make the handles on the cut edge. Measure 2 inches from each side and make a line. Make another line 1 inch from the 2-inch line. 

measure the inside line

Measure 1/2 inch from the top between the two lines. Cut to the 2-inch line on each side.

cut on the center line

Fold and cut to make a handle.

make the stoplight for the front

Cut a 4 by 8-inch rectangle from black paper. Also, cut a 2-inch circle from red, yellow, and green paper.

Glue the red circle to the top of the black rectangle. Now glue the yellow circle below the red one. Lastly, glue the green circle to the bottom.

Glue the stoplight to the front of the suitcase. On the green one, write “Go” with a black marker.

make the globe

Now, cut a 4-inch circle from blue paper. Glue to the inside left side of the suitcase. Cut some green shapes to look like continents.

glue to the suitcase

Glue the green shapes to the inside of the blue circle.

Above the earth write, “Make disciples of all nations.”

make the inside of the Bible

Cut a 7 by 3-inch rectangle from colored paper. 

Fold a sheet of lined paper in half so that it measures 10 1/2 by 4 inches. Between the holes, draw two 3 1/2 inch squares. Cut the squares out.

staple inside to make a book

Staple to the inside of your larger rectangle to make a Bible. Inside, you can write verses that you would like to share with others.

draw a cross

On a yellow piece of paper, draw a vertical 1 1/2 inch line. Near the top, make a 1-inch horizontal line. 

cut around your lines

Cut near the lines to make a cross. Glue the cross to the front of the Bible.

glue the Bible to the suitcase

Glue the book on the right. Above write, “Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I (Jesus) have commanded you.” Mathew 28:19-20

The Great Commission Bible Craft Bookmark

stoplight bookmark

Here is a great commission Bible craft that will help remind you to go and make disciples. 

You will need;

  • Black construction paper
  • Scraps of red, yellow, and green paper
  • White paper
  • Pen
  • Clear packing tape or a laminate machine optional 
cut out your paper

Cut a 2 by 7-inch rectangle from black paper.

Cut a 1 1/2 by 6 1/2 inch rectangle from white paper.

Cut a 1 1/2 inch circle from red, yellow, and green construction paper. 

write the message on the white paper

On the white paper print, “Teach all nations” and “Mathew 28:19”.

Glue the white paper to the back of the stoplight.

glue the circles to the front

Glue the circles to the black paper to make a stoplight. On the green paper, write Go.

An optional step is to cover the front and back with a strip of clear packing tape. Or you laminate the bookmark.

Place the bookmark in your Bible.

Use the great commission Bible craft to remember to share the gospel wherever you go.

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