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Growing Up

from the book
From a Mustard Seed
Children's Sermons

Mark A. Hultquist

Ephesians 3:17,19

Object: A set of children's clothing that is obviously too small for even the youngest of those participating in the children's sermon.


Message: Have any of you received some new clothes this year? I remember when I was growing up there were a number of times each year when we might get new clothes. Sometimes that would be on our birthdays, at Easter time, maybe at Christmas, and almost always at the beginning of the new school year. But that leaves me with a question: Why do we need anything new? Can't we just wear the same clothes year after year? Maybe I could do that as a grown up, but you could never do that because you are still growing. In fact, your parents probably say you are growing so fast they can barely keep up with you!

Today I brought in a set of clothes that I really liked and thought would be great for you to try on. (Show the clothes piece by piece and comment on how great they would look.) How do you think these will fit? You're ...

This Children's Sermon titled 'Growing Up' is based on Ephesians 3:17,19. 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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