July 23, 2017
Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
Romans 8:12-25

The eye of the needle

Proper 23 | Ordinary Time 28

Object: a needle with an eye big enough to see and a camel stuffed animal

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Children, how hard is it to enter the kingdom of God! It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for someone who is rich to enter the kingdom of God! (vv. 24b-25)

Good morning, boys and girls. How many of you know what the word "rich" means? (let them answer) How many of you want to be rich? (let them answer) How many of you do not want to be rich? (let them answer) Most of you would like to be rich. Is there anyone here that would like to be poor? (let them answer) Not many of you want to be poor.

Jesus had a follower that wanted to be a disciple of Jesus and he especially wanted to live forever in God's kingdom. Jesus told him that if he wanted to live forever with God, he should give up all of his money, his houses, his boats, his camels,...

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