July 2, 2017
Matthew 10:40-42
Romans 6:12-23

Telling the story

Fourth Sunday of Advent

Object: a Bible

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The Gospel lesson for today is probably one you've heard before. It's the story of Mary and Joseph and how Jesus came into the world. Today's reading comes from the book of Matthew, but there are other places in the Bible that tell the story of Jesus' birth too. The stories of who Jesus was, why he was sent to us and how he got here are told over and over. (hold up your Bible) I've brought my Bible with me today. Listen to me read today's lesson again. (read Matthew 1:18-25)

Every year we tell one of the versions of this story. Telling the story helps us remember what really happened when Jesus was sent into the world. We learn about Mary and what a special young girl she was. We learn about Joseph and how faithful he was to trust God so much. We learn about the shepherds who followed the star, believing that God was doing something amazing...

This Children's Sermon, Telling the story, is based on Matthew 1:18-25 and relates to Fourth Sunday of Advent. This Children's Sermon on Matthew 1:18-25 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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