December 21, 2014
Luke 1:26-38
Romans 16:25-27
2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16
Psalm 89:1-4, 19-26

New Year



from the book
... Let the Children Come
Fifty-two Object Lessons For Children In Worship


Robert B. Lantz


Object: Calendars

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Good morning, boys and girls. I have a very special (watch or clock) with me today. (Show them.) Can you tell me what you think is special about this clock? (Responses -- a special gift, belonged to grandfather, bought in foreign country, and so forth.) No, the thing that is special about this clock is that it tells me the proper time only twice a day! You see, it doesn't run! Well, you say, what good is a clock that doesn't work? (Make sure you actually have one that doesn't run.)

You see, this is my own special clock that I use when I want time to stand still. Suppose I want my birthday to last a long time or I'm late filing my tax return, or I'm enjoying a vacation, or any pleasant experience that I don't want to end.

Well, then, I just get out my trusty old clock and the hands never move. I can set them whenever I...

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