November 2, 2014
Matthew 5:1-12
1 John 3:1-3

Surround yourself with Christ

Proper 12 | Ordinary Time 17




Object: two eggs and a clear glass

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I brought two eggs with me today. Eggs are really neat. There's a hard shell on the outside. The shell protects all the stuff that's on the inside and keeps it all in one place. This egg is the kind we eat. Look what happens when the shell breaks. (Break the egg into the glass.) Now the shell doesn't protect the egg white and the yolk and it won't stay fresh as long. The egg needs the shell to keep it safe. If our egg had a baby chick inside, it would definitely need the shell. The baby stays inside the shell while it grows. When it is ready to come out, the baby breaks the shell because it doesn't need it any more.

When we first become Christians we are like babies too. We learn a new way to live, and we need to spend our time growing strong. Jesus teaches us to see the world in a different way...

This Children's Sermon, Surround yourself with Christ, is based on Colossians 2:6-15 (16-19) and relates to Proper 12 | Ordinary Time 17. This Children's Sermon on Colossians 2:6-15 (16-19) is just one of over 3,000 children's sermons at SermonSuite.com. SermonSuite also offers online sermons and professionally published sermons, lectionary sermons, non-lectionary sermons, sermon illustrations, worship resources, preaching resources, sermons on prayer, prayers, Christian drama, lectionary worship, lectionary workbooks and homilies. ...

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