August 24, 2014
Matthew 16:13-20
Romans 12:1-8

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God's Son | Matthew 16:13-20
The Point: Jesus wants us to understand who he is and why he came to earth.

The Lesson: Good morning boys and girls. Thank you for coming up and sharing this time together.

I brought with me a school textbook (or test sheet). Do you have one in your school? (let children answer) Textbooks help us to learn the things that we will need in life. Math books teach us how to add and subtract, multiply and divide. From spelling books we learn how to spell words and what those words mean. There are geography books, English books, history books, and many others books that help us to learn. Why do you read books in school? (let children answer) Yes, so that we can learn about our world. And as we go through the process of learning, teachers test us. We are asked about what we have learned. Your answers to the test questions help the teacher know if you are learning and understanding what you are being taught.... click here for the rest of the sermon

Additional material for Proper 16 | OT 21

You are special! — Children's Sermon based on Romans 12:1-8
Upon this rock — Children's Sermon based on Matthew 16:13-20
Upon this rock — Children's Activity based on Matthew 16:13-20
A complete puzzle — Children's Sermon based on Romans 12:1-8
Who am I? — Children's Sermon based on Matthew 16:13-20
Who am I? — Children's Activity based on Matthew 16:13-20
Different parts, yet one — Children's Sermon based on Romans 12:1-8
Who is Jesus? — Children's Sermon based on Matthew 16:13-20
Who is Jesus? — Children's Activity based on Matthew 16:13-20
What is your talent? — Children's Sermon based on Romans 12:1-8
Who do you say I am? — Children's Sermon based on Matthew 16:13-20
Keys to the kingdom — Children's Activity based on Matthew 16:13-20
How wise is God? — Children's Sermon based on Romans 11:33-36
Who do you say I am? — Children's Sermon based on Matthew 16:13-20
Keys to the kingdom — Children's Activity based on Matthew 16:13-20
The gift of engagement — Children's Sermon based on Romans 12:1-8
The rock of Jesus — Children's Sermon based on Matthew 16:13-20
The rock of Jesus — Children's Activity based on Matthew 16:13-20
Just do it — Children's Sermon based on Romans 12:1-8
Great faith — Children's Sermon based on Matthew 16:13-20
Great faith — Children's Activity based on Matthew 16:13-20
Juggling act — Children's Sermon based on Romans 12:1-8
What do you see? — Children's Sermon based on Matthew 16:13-20
What do you see? — Children's Activity based on Matthew 16:13-20

Cynthia Cowen
Cynthia Cowen has been a faithful CSS Publishing Company contributor for many years. Her creative resources target youth, family, women, Bible study, Advent and Christmas programs, and clergy. As a staff member of Our Saviour's (Iron Mountain, Michigan), Cynthia serves as an Associate in Ministry.