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from the book
A Time To Plant
52 Children's Sermons

Teresa L. Major

Ephesians 4:1-3

Object: Rope


I need a few helpers this morning. (Select several children and/or youth, and arrange them in equal teams on each end of the rope.) Have you ever seen a tug-of-war competition? There are two teams, one on each side of the rope. There is a line in the dirt or sometimes even a mud hole between the two teams. Each team pulls and pulls, just as hard as it can, using all of its strength to pull the other team across the line or into the mud. One team wins by making the other team cross the line or fall in the mud.

People often act as if they are playing tug-of-war. One group pulls and fights against another group or tries to make themselves look better by pulling others down. They are mean to each other and sometimes they even do cruel things to hurt one another. When people play tug-of-war, all they care about is winning. They don't care ...

This Children's Sermon titled 'Tug-Of-War' is based on Ephesians 4:1-3. 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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