Almost every family has something that is passed on within the family. I have this (show them the family heirloom that is yours and tell them something about it). Do you have something that is in your family that once belonged to a grandmother or grandfather or great-grandmother or great-grandfather? (Let them answer.) We call these things our "inheritance." These are things that are ours because we are related to the people they once belonged to.
Today we learn of something that Jesus promised to all who
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“But the Advocate, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you everything, and remind you of all that I have said to you.”(v. 26)
Hello dear children,
I am so glad to see you this morning. Know why? It's a time for worship. And more than that, I get to tell you good news. The good news from John's gospel today, is about a very special friend who is here with us today.
But first, how many of you have friends? (children respond)
Jenny was having fun. Her friend Martha had brought a graphical calculator into school. Martha had borrowed the calculator from her older brother, who used it for his advanced maths. He'd been off school for a week, so Martha had figured he wouldn't need his calculator for a while. She and Jenny had soon discovered a great bowling game hidden in the depths of the calculator, and Jenny, to her excitement had just reached level three.