November 30, 2014
Mark 13:24-37
1 Corinthians 1:3-9
Isaiah 64:1-9
Psalm 80:1-7, 17-19

When He's Here



from the book
Story Time At The Altar
86 Messages For Children


Elaine M. Ward



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It was Father's Day and the minister had gathered the children around him at the altar, including his own three-year-old son. These were his friends. Every Sunday they gathered to hear stories from the Bible, seated close to their pastor. Now he looked into their eyes and smiled, for he loved these children. Because it was Father's Day, he asked, "What do you like best about your daddy?" The children named one thing they liked about their father. When all of the children had spoken but his own son, he looked at Michael and asked again, to which Michael replied, "When he's here!"

Talk together: What do you like best about your father?

When my granddaughter Lauren was five, I stayed overnight at her house. Being an early riser, I quietly descended the stairs and found a place to read and drink my coffee. Then a sleepy-eyed five-year-old bumped down the stairs with her blanket, took the coffee cup from my hand...

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