The Jesse Tree Story
Coloring and Scripture Advent Calendar
Advent Bible verses and pictures to color
Remember the real meaning of Christmas with this printable Christian Advent calendar. Read and color illustrations of 25 Bible stories that led to the birth of Jesus. As you progress through Advent, you and your family will see how God prepared for Jesus to be born across many generations. This calendar’s Scripture readings and pictures to color are rooted in the Jesse Tree Advent tradition.
Advent Scripture readings
Read 25 key stories from Jesus’s family tree to see how God prepared for him to be born.
Fun coloring activity
Color a symbol to represent each day’s Bible story. Coloring is a great way to keep kids engaged as you read the day’s Bible passage.
You can download and print this biblical Advent calendar in both English and Spanish.
How to use the Jesse Tree Advent calendar
The Jesse Tree Advent calendar begins on December 1 and lasts through Christmas Day. This is a coloring Advent calendar. So before Advent starts, make sure you download and print the calendar. (If coloring really isn’t your thing, or you don’t have access to a printer, we’ve provided a fully digital version below.)
As you countdown to Christmas, each day, read a Bible passage and color the symbol that represents the Bible story.
Deepen your family’s engagement with the calendar’s Bible readings by reading from The Jesse Tree Story: A Family Advent Devotional. The devotional’s Bible readings align with this calendar’s Bible reading plan. The illustrations even match the artwork on your coloring Advent calendar.
Advent calendar Bible verses and symbols
To reveal the day’s reading and symbol online, just hover or tap the card below.
1 Samuel 16:1-13
2 Samuel 5:1-5
1 Kings 5:5; 6
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The Jesse Tree Story: A Family Advent Devotional
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