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

Be True To Your Word

Epiphany 6 | Ordinary Time 6

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Teachers: Focus your students' attention on making promises, which are verses 33 to 37. Talk about promises. What kind of promises do youngsters make? Are promises easy or hard to keep? When promises are made and broken, are there second chances? What kind of promises do parents or other adults make with children? Stress to your students that Jesus taught us to live a lifestyle where others learn to trust you because when you say you will do something you really will do it!

Have students create I Promise Coupons. Your students may be familiar with these. The coupons may be small pieces of paper, 3- by 4-inches, or whatever works best for you. Use 81/2 by 11 sheets for younger children if necessary. Each coupon will include one promise that students will make for their parents to "cash in" when the time comes. Each coupon will have one promise on it. For example, promises could be: I will clean my room, I will take out the trash, I will feed my pet,...

This Children's Activity, Be True To Your Word, is based on Matthew 5:21-37 and relates to Epiphany 6 | Ordinary Time 6. This children's activity on Matthew 5:21-37 is just one of over 800 children's activities 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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