September 6, 2015
Mark 7:24-37
James 2:1-10 (11-13) 14-17

The importance of being humble

Proper 25 | Ordinary Time 30





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... for all who exalt themselves will be humbled, but all who humble themselves will be exalted. (v. 14b)


Object: two balloons, deflated, and a lot of hot air



Good morning, boys and girls. I have a couple of friends who can't wait to get out of my pocket. Would you like to see them? (let them answer. Bring out the balloons one at a time. Indicate by your reaction that one of them is especially loud.)

My goodness, this is a loud balloon. He just keeps saying, "I'm the greatest! I'm the prettiest! I'm the smartest!" I'm going to put this one away for a minute and see what his friend has to say.

(Say to the second balloon, "Are you ready for the parade today? Do you think you can make things fun for everyone?" Pretend that you can hardly hear the response. Say, "What did you say? I can hardly hear you.") He said, "I hope I can make the other...

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