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

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Children of light

Fourth Sunday in Lent




Object: a flashlight

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Good morning! Today, I want to read one verse from the New Testament lesson again. Don't worry: it's short! (read verse 13) The lesson says that things in darkness will be uncovered when light shines on them. (hold up the flashlight) I use this flashlight to help me see when it is dark. If I lose something under my bed, for example, my flashlight shines in the dark corners. The darkness isn't dark anymore once the light shines on it. The light is more powerful than the darkness.

Did you know that today's scripture tells us to be "children of the light"? Does that mean to be little flashlights? (get responses) Well, sort of. When we do what is good and right and true, we are like lights in the darkness of the world around us. When we do that, the dark things in the world aren't so dark anymore. Just like when I shine my flashlight, the light kind of...

This Children's Sermon, Children of light, is based on Ephesians 5:8-14 and relates to Fourth Sunday in Lent. This Children's Sermon on Ephesians 5:8-14 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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