June 25, 2017
Matthew 10:24-39
Romans 6:1b-11
Genesis 21:8-21
Psalm 86:1-10, 16-17

The Golden Rule

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

Robert B. Lantz

Object: Rulers, 6 inch, with Golden Rule imprint

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Good morning, boys and girls. Do you recognize what I have with me today? (Response.) Yes, it's something very common. You all probably have one in your desk at school or in your room at home. A ruler is a very useful object, isn't it? What are some of the things one might use it for? (Responses -- measure height, width, length, mark off a graph, help draw straight lines, and so forth.)

Yes, those are all good uses. I think one of the most important things about a ruler is that it sets a standard for us. If our ruler is marked off in inches or centimeters, provided it has been marked off properly by the manufacturer, we can always depend on it to give us the proper measurement if we use it correctly. If that weren't true, then we could never build anything. We are dependent upon having a sure standard.

We Christians have a standard by which we may...

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