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I Doubt It!
Second Sunday of Easter

from the book
Children's Sermons A To Z

Brett Blair
Tim Carpenter

John 20:19-31 — Revelation 1:4-8


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Exegetical Aim: Thomas' transition from doubt to faith concerning the resurrection of Jesus.

Props: A talent that will come as a surprise to the children; e.g., being able to juggle. You must be able to perform the talent before the children. If you use the object it needs to be hidden until revealed. A unique object could be used rather than a talent.

Lesson: Good morning. (response) I have a talent that none of you know about. Do you want to know what my talent is? (response) I don't think you are going to believe me, but I can juggle. (response) As you say "juggle," show them the balls and drop them into the crowd of children. This will create doubt in the minds of the children. What? You don't think I can juggle? (response) I can see that some of you doubt I can do it. Well, I've brought these three tennis balls and I am going to prove to you ...

This Children's Sermon titled 'I Doubt It!' is based on John 20:19-31. This Children's Sermon is excerpted from the book ''. SermonSuite offers online sermons and professionally published sermons, lectionary sermons, non-lectionary sermons, children's sermons, sermon illustrations, worship resources, preaching resources, sermons on prayer, prayers, Christian drama, lectionary worship, lectionary workbooks and homilies. ...

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