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

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Always rejoice

Third Sunday of Advent




Object: draw a smiling face on your left pointer finger; draw a frowning face on your right pointer finger

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Good morning, boys and girls. Do you ever draw faces on your fingernails? (Ask the question and show your two fingernail faces.) I draw faces on my fingernails. This morning I have a smiling face on one (show it), and a frowning face on the other (show it). Let's name these two faces. What shall we name the smiling face? (Let someone name it.) What shall we name the frowning face? (Let someone name it.)

I want to tell you a story about these two faces. The same thing happens to both fingers. The only difference is the smiling face is always happy, no matter what happens. It is always rejoicing. The frowning face is always frowning, no matter what happens. One day the two fingers were treated to an early Christmas present. The smiling face was so happy to get something early, it didn't matter which present it was able to open. The frowning face didn't like...

This Children's Sermon, Always rejoice, is based on Philippians 4:4-7 and relates to Third Sunday of Advent. This Children's Sermon on Philippians 4:4-7 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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