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Say One Thing And Do Another
Proper 21 | Ordinary Time 26

from the book

Brett Blair
Tim Carpenter

Matthew 21:23-32


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Exegetical Aim: The difference between saying and doing.

An empty toy box and several toys. Prior to the start of the service, place the toys around the sanctuary for children to find.

Good morning! (response) Did you notice anything this morning as you were sitting in the pews? (response) Did you find anything? (toys) There are toys all over the sanctuary. Now, I have a toy box here, but there is a problem with this toy box. What seems to be the problem? (it's empty) It shouldn't be empty. There was a little boy, or was it a little girl, who said he/she was going to pick up all the toys. Was it one of you who said you would pick up the toys? (response) No? Why don't we go ahead and do it anyway? Let's go pick up all the toys and put them back in the box. Send the children out to gather the toys.
Do you pick up ...

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