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

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Bragging

Proper 9 | Ordinary Time 14




Object: A trophy or ribbon

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Good morning! Today I brought a trophy I won. I bring it to you not because I want to brag about how I won this trophy. I bring it to you because the Apostle Paul talked about bragging (he called it "boast").

Sometimes when we do something really special -- like win a race or ball game or quiz game -- we get a trophy or a ribbon. We are proud of trophies. They show the world that we are important. It's fun to feel important. Sometimes to help us feel even more important, we boast or brag to others about what we have done.

The Apostle Paul did many great things in his life. He was one of the most important people who ever lived. He did more than any of us could ever do. He was truly a great man. Yet, despite his greatness, he did not brag about himself. He bragged about what...

This Children's Sermon, Bragging, is based on Galatians 6:(1-6) 7-16 and relates to Proper 9 | Ordinary Time 14. This Children's Sermon on Galatians 6:(1-6) 7-16 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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