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Category archive: Wilderness Journey

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…

Sermons for the Season of Lent

The season of Lent starts with Ash Wednesday and the sermon Treasure in Heaven. This sermon explains the difference between treasures that will last and treasures that are temporary. The first Sunday in Lent is Noah’s Ark: Rainbows and Promises. God promised to never destroy the earth with water again. He gave us the rainbow as…

Ten Commandments

Joke: A Sunday school teacher was discussing the Ten Commandments with her five and six year olds. After explaining the commandment to “honor thy father and thy mother” she asked, “Is there a commandment that teaches us how to treat our brothers and sisters?” Without missing a beat one little boy answered, “Thou shalt not…

Tabernacles

For we know that if our earthly house of this tabernacle were dissolved, we have a building of God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens. – 2 Corinthians 5:1 Text: Leviticus 23:42-43; Deuteronomy 16:15 Props: branches from a palm tree, a myrtle tree, and willow tree, and an etrog (citron). Alternate…

Ark of the Covenant

Text: Hebrews 9:2-5 Prop: A picture of menorah below Summary: God used objects that were symbols of things to come in the Ark of the Covenant. Today we will learn how the Israelites worshipped God when they were in the wilderness. God told Moses to build a tabernacle. It was a portable tent that could…

Veil of the Temple

And thou shalt make a vail of blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen of cunning work: with cherubims shall it be made… and the vail shall divide unto you between the holy place and the most holy. – Exodus 26:31,33 Text: Mark 15:38 Prop: a small curtain Summary: God used the veil…

Oh No! Snakes!

Text: Numbers 21:5-9; John 3:14-15 Prop: a picture of a snake Summary: God punishes sin. God provides a healing from poisonous snakebites in the wilderness for the Israelites that turn to Him in faith and look upon the bronze serpent. Jesus is the only remedy for our sin. One day my wife was planting flowers…

Israelite Nite Lite

We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light. – Plato Text: Exodus 40:38 Prop: A child’s nite lite Summary: God provided the children of Israel a nite lite in the wilderness and is always protecting us.   For…

Red Sea Escape

Text: Exodus 14 Prop: a straw and small plate with water Summary: God is with us when we face danger. God parted the Red Sea to provide an escape for Israel from the Egyptian army. Alternate Skit: Use long thin balloons: 10 blue, 2 red, 2 green. Shape 2 Egyptian helmets from the green balloons….

Scapegoat

As far as the east is from the west, so far hath he removed our transgressions from us. – Psalm 103:12 Text: Leviticus 16:8, 21-22; Isaiah 53:6 Summary: The scapegoat is explained as a picture of Jesus removing our sins. Prop: a picture of a scapegoat. I want to tell you a story to explain…

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