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Let Me See Your Shoes!

from the book
Cows In Church
80 Biblically Based Children's Sermons

B. Kathleen Fannin

John 13:4-5

Object: The children's shoes.


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This morning I greet the children with a question and a request: "Does everyone have shoes on?" They look surprised, as if wondering silently, "Who would come to church without shoes?"

"Let me see your shoes!" I command. Twenty-four little feet emerge from where they have been curled under dresses and slacks, showing off everything from stiff, dressed-up, uncomfortable-looking shoes to a pair of sandals and even a pair of red-and-white striped rubber-soled loafers.

I admire the variety they present, then immediately switch to what must surely seem like a non sequitur when I ask, "Did you know the church has a library?"

Looking puzzled, as if trying to figure out what my question has to do with shoes, a number of children nod affirmatively.

"Did you know it has books in it not just for adults, but also for children?" A couple of children smile now as they nod, obviously remembering books they have read or have had read ...

This Children's Sermon titled 'Let Me See Your Shoes!' is based on John 13:4-5. 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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