April 20, 2014
John 20:1-18
1 Corinthians 15:19-26

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Welcome one another

Second Sunday of Advent

Object: a welcome mat

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See what I brought today? (hold up the mat) This is a welcome mat. It has the word "welcome" on it. People put mats like this one on their front porches so that visitors will know they are welcome. We welcome others by letting them know we are glad to see them and eager to spend time with them.

Our scripture reading this morning talks about this very thing. The writer reminds us to be welcoming to each other, because Jesus Christ has been so welcoming to us. When we welcome each other we are sharing God's love and spreading kindness. Do you remember the Golden Rule? "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you." Treat people like you'd like to be treated. Welcome others.

How does Christ welcome us? How does he let us know that we are special and important to him? (see what ideas the children have) He loves us unconditionally. That means that he loves...

This Children's Sermon, Welcome one another, is based on Romans 15:4-13 and relates to Second Sunday of Advent. This Children's Sermon on Romans 15:4-13 is just one of over 3,000 children's sermons at SermonSuite.com. SermonSuite also offers online sermons and professionally published sermons, lectionary sermons, non-lectionary sermons, sermon illustrations, worship resources, preaching resources, sermons on prayer, prayers, Christian drama, lectionary worship, lectionary workbooks and homilies. ...

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