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Fix by Forgiving
Proper 19 | Ordinary Time 24

Cynthia E. Cowen

Matthew 18:21-35

Object: a broken toy


The Point: We forgive because Jesus forgives us.

The Lesson: Good morning, children. Thank you for sharing this special time in worship with me.

This morning I brought with me a special toy. (show toy to children) It was my grandson's favorite toy. As you can see it is broken. My grandson was sad. He had a friend over to play yesterday. They were playing together when his friend took his toy to play with but then it broke. His friend didn't mean to break it. My grandson was mad at his friend for breaking his toy. How would you feel if your toy was broken by your friend? (get responses) But then he did something very important. He didn't remain mad at his friend. He told him that he forgave him. Then he came and asked if I could fix his broken toy. Now catch this: They went on playing together. They remained good friends.

This morning in our lesson we heard ...

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