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Clothed With Power
Ascension of the Lord

from the book
The Big Influence of Small Things
Children's Sermons

Brett Blair
Tim Carpenter

Luke 24:44-53 — Ephesians 1:15-23


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Exegetical Aim: The need to have God's power in our life.

A bulletproof vest and a bullet. If there is a police officer in the congregation, ask him/her to demonstrate the vest along with his other equipment. Also ask him to bring a bullet that has been stopped by the vest and a regular bullet to help explain the equipment. Allow time for the children to ask questions.

Lesson: As the children are approaching the altar, put on the vest.
Good morning. (response) As you were coming up here I was putting on a special piece of clothing. Do you know what kind of clothing this is? (bulletproof vest) Who wears this kind of clothing? (police) What is this? (a bullet) Now, why would police need to wear this kind of protection? (response) Do you mean to tell me that if a bullet hold up the unused bullet is traveling through the air at hundreds of miles-per-hour, this vest would stop ...

This Children's Sermon titled 'Clothed With Power' is based on Luke 24:44-53. 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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