April 20, 2014
John 20:1-18
1 Corinthians 15:19-26
Acts 10:34-43
Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24

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Ten Broken Pencils



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The Giant Book Of Children's Sermons
Matthew To Revelation


Wesley T. Runk



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Object: ten pencils with broken points and one pencil sharpener


Good morning, boys and girls. How many of you like to write with pencils? (let them answer) Good pencils are hard to find. Whenever I am looking for a pencil, I either cannot find one, or when I find the pencil, it either has a broken point or has never been sharpened. Do you have that problem? (let them answer)

I have a little story to tell you about ten pencils that I found around my house, and every one of them was either broken or had never been sharpened. This is their story.

I found these pencils in different places. One of them was on my dresser, several of them were in a kitchen drawer where they had been for several years. I even found one of them on the kitchen floor beneath the refrigerator. It seemed like everywhere I went I found a pencil, but all of them were broken in...

This Children's Sermon titled 'Ten Broken Pencils' is based on Luke 17:11-19. This Children's Sermon is excerpted from the book ''. SermonSuite offers online sermons and professionally published sermons, lectionary sermons, non-lectionary sermons, children's sermons, sermon illustrations, worship resources, preaching resources, sermons on prayer, prayers, Christian drama, lectionary worship, lectionary workbooks and homilies. ...

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