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Category archive: Repentance

From Epiphany to Lent

As we begin 2016 we can share the story of Nehemiah teaching the scriptures to the people at the Water Gate of Jerusalem. When we celebrate the beginning of the Season of Epiphany, we start with Wise Men Worship Jesus, the story of the wise men from the east. Then the Baptism of the Lord…

From Forgiveness to Thanksgiving

Many Christians miss the rich heritage of most of our holidays. For example, Rosh Hashanah begins on the evening of September 13, 2015. The children’s sermon Water Gate tells the story of the Hebrew slaves being released from Babylon to return to Jerusalem. The blowing of the shophar (pronounced SHOW-far) or ram’s horn, was part…

Become a Christian

Have you ever thought about becoming a Christian? God loves you. For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.– John 3:16 You do not have to be perfect to be a Christian. God will accept you as you…

Samson

“Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine: I will repay, saith the Lord.” – Romans 12:19 (reference Deuteronomy 32:35) Text: Judges 13:1-16:31 Prop: a bottle of vitamins (or alternate, picture of former Twin Towers in New York City or poster of The Bondage Breaker)…

Zacchaeus Repents

Text: Luke 19:1-10 Prop: a picture of Zacchaeus in a sycamore tree Summary: Zacchaeus repented of taking unfairly from others and repaid them. He believed on Jesus and was saved. Today I want to tell you the story about Zacchaeus. Zacchaeus was a chief tax collector (publican) that lived in Jericho. Remember Jericho, where the…

From Darkness to Light

Quote: Teaching kids to count is fine, but teaching them what counts is best. – Bob Talbert Text: Acts 26:13-20 Prop: A flashlight. Summary: The story of Paul’s conversion from persecutor to apostle. We are all called to repent and serve God. Look at this flashlight. When would I need it? (When it is dark.)…

Wrong Righteousness

Quote: “If you don’t know where you are going, you will wind up somewhere else.” – Yogi Berra Text: Romans 10:1-4 Prop: a new US $20 bill (or adapt for local currency) Summary: Some people try to get to heaven on their own by being a good person. The only righteousness that is real is…

Bad Boy (Prodigal Son)

Joke: Any child can tell you the sole purpose of a middle name is so he can tell when he is in trouble. Text: Luke15:11-32 Prop: a poster of the return of the Prodigal Son Summary: Even when we are bad, God loves us and is waiting for us to ask his forgiveness and come…

Don’t Look Back

And Jesus said unto him, No man, having put his hand to the plow, and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God. – Luke 9:62 Text: Genesis 19:26; Luke 17:32,33 Summary: Once we start to follow Jesus we must never look back. We must give up our old way of life to find…

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