We had the letters spelled out on a large paper in painters tape. Then the kids took turns covering the paper with paint and markers. While they did this, they talked about the following:
Sometimes I get scared in the dark, but who is more powerful than the dark? Jesus!
If my brother gets sick, who is more powerful than the sickness? Jesus!
Sometimes I make bad choices, but who is more powerful than my bad choices and can forgive me? Jesus!
When it is thundering and lightning outside, I can get scared, but who is more powerful than the storms? Jesus!
In our story today, there was an evil spirit, but who is more powerful than evil? Jesus!
If I fall down and get hurt, who is more powerful than my bruise? Jesus!
When I have a bad dream, who is more powerful than my bad dreams? Jesus!
Then, they removed the tape and hung up this sign.
The activity ended with the kids finishing the sentence, "Jesus is more powerful than..." as many different ways as they could.
I asked Jon and Becca today and they came up with:
Jesus sure is powerful!