October 26, 2014
Matthew 22:34-46
1 Thessalonians 2:1-8

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A smiling giver

Thanksgiving Day

Object: chocolate coins (enough for all children)

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God loves a cheerful giver. (v. 7b)

Good morning, boys and girls! Today we're going to talk about a very short Bible verse. Are you ready? Here it is: "God loves a cheerful giver." Can you say that with me? (repeat, encourage them to repeat with you) "God loves a cheerful giver." Now say it with a big smile on your face! (repeat in unison) "God loves a cheerful giver!"

Much of what we do for God involves giving. What do you or your parents give to God? (allow answers) Good answers! We give God our time when we come to church or youth group or when we volunteer. How else can we give God our time? (allow answers) Good! We also give God our talents. That means we use the skills and abilities we have to work for God. A person who is good at music can sing or play an instrument during worship. A person who...

This Children's Sermon, A smiling giver, is based on 2 Corinthians 9:6-15 and relates to Thanksgiving Day. This Children's Sermon on 2 Corinthians 9:6-15 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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