July 23, 2017
Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
Romans 8:12-25

Like a dove

The Baptism of our Lord | Epiphany 1 | Ordinary Time 1

Object: a dove (the picture of a dove, a dove in a bird cage, or the dove as it appears on a parament)

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And when Jesus had been baptized, just as he came up from the water, suddenly the heavens were opened to him and saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and alighting on him. (v. 16)

Good morning, boys and girls. How many of you like birds? (let them answer) What is your favorite kind of bird? (let them answer) We have lots of favorites. We like eagles, red birds, robins, sparrows, hawks, and many others. All birds seem very graceful as they fly through the air. They make amazing nests for their eggs that soon hatch into babies. Some of them whistle a beautiful song and some birds, like parrots, can even talk.

Today, I want to talk about a special bird. Do you remember when Noah was in the ark? The rain never seemed to stop and Noah could not find one piece of dry land to dock the ark so that everyone could...

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