August 3, 2014
Matthew 14:13-21
Romans 9:1-5
Genesis 32:22-31
Psalm 17:1-7, 15

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God Was A Child Too



from the book
Cows In Church
80 Biblically Based Children's Sermons


B. Kathleen Fannin


Object: A picture of myself when I was four years old and my first grade report card.

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About twenty children have come forward at my invitation to sit on the chancel steps. I begin by asking, "Is anyone here this morning four years old?"

Brenda hesitatingly raises her hand. I acknowledge her response with a smile and direct my next comment to her.

"I've got a surprise for you: I was four once! And I can prove it! I've brought a picture this morning which I'll ask Brenda to pass around so you can all take a closer look at it. It's a picture of me when I was four years old."

As I pass the picture to Brenda, I recall how difficult it was for me as a child to imagine that adults had ever been children too; pictures always helped.

"After that picture was taken," I continue, "I naturally kept getting older. After a couple of years, guess what happened?"

This question is greeted with puzzled expressions, so I answer. "I went to school! How many of you...

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