At the time of the sinking of the Titanic in 1912, many people were praying to
be saved. Radio communications were just coming into regular use. As soon as the
iceberg was struck by the Titanic, the radio operator on the Titanic
began to send an SOS signal. Close enough to be of help and to save lives was the
steamship, California, only thirty minutes away, and that ship also was equipped
with wireless radio. Unfortunately, the trained radio operator had shut his equipment off
at 10:30 p.m. and had gone to bed. Less than an hour later, the Titanic was
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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.