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

The power source

Epiphany 3 | Ordinary Time 3

Object: a boombox with an electrical plug and/or batteries with
a cassette of your congregation singing a hymn

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Good morning! I have a wonderful song I want you to hear.
Are you ready? Listen to this song. (Push all the right
buttons, but leave the boombox unplugged so that it has no
power.) It doesn't work! What's wrong? (Let them answer.)
It's unplugged. Do you really think that's it? Maybe I need to
put the cassette in differently? (Do it.)
Wait, that didn't do
it either? Maybe I just need to turn the sound way up? (Do it.)
Oops. That didn't work either. What should I do to make it so
you can hear this wonderful cassette? Maybe I need to press some
other buttons? (Do it.)
None of these things work. Maybe the
cassette player is no good? What do you think? (Let them

You think I need to plug it in? (Let them answer.) You may
be on to something here. Let's see what happens if I plug it in
... (Do it and play the...

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