July 30, 2017
Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52
Romans 8:26-39


First Sunday after Christmas Day

Object: a couple of backpacks

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Then Joseph got up, took the child and his mother by night, and went to Egypt. (v. 14a)

Good morning, boys and girls. How many of you have a backpack? (let them answer) What do you put in your backpack? (let them answer) How far do you walk with your backpack on your back? (let them answer) Have you ever walked a whole day with your backpack on your back? (let them answer)

Today, I want to tell you a story about a man, a woman, and a baby and how they were warned by an angel to pack up all of their belongings and go to a foreign country. Their names were Mary, Joseph, and Jesus, and they did not have a lot of belongings. The country they were told to go to was Egypt. Do you know how far it was from Bethlehem to Egypt? (let them answer) The answer is 200...

This Children's Sermon, Backpacking, is based on Matthew 2:13-23 and relates to First Sunday after Christmas Day. This Children's Sermon on Matthew 2:13-23 is just one of over 3,000 children's sermons at SermonSuite.com. SermonSuite also offers online sermons and professionally published sermons, lectionary sermons, non-lectionary sermons, sermon illustrations, worship resources, preaching resources, sermons on prayer, prayers, Christian drama, lectionary worship, lectionary workbooks and homilies. ...

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