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Forty Days of Crafts: “Jesus in My Heart” Watercolor Painting

“If you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.”
— Romans 10:9 (ESV)

Help children remember that Jesus purifies their hearts from sin with this beautiful watercolor painting.



  • Paper
  • Watercolor paints
  • Water
  • White crayon
  • Scissors

Step 1: Draw a large heart on a piece of paper.


Step 2: Using the white crayon, draw a cross in the center of the heart.


Step 3: Paint across the heart using the water color paints.

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Step 4: Cut out the heart.



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