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

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The way to give gifts and treasures

Ash Wednesday




Object: a pocket search for valuable things a child might have and some gum or M & M's that you might trade for whatever you find of value

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Good morning, boys and girls. We are going to have a surprise search this morning. I would like all of you to search your pockets or your purses and see what you have in them. (have children check pockets until you find a child who has something with him or her) We have some very interesting items here. (name the items)

I suppose you want to keep this, don't you? (let him/her answer) Would you give it as an offering to the church? (let him/her answer) You want to keep it? It's that important to you that you won't give it as your offering? Even if I told everyone in church today about what a fine young man/lady you are and how generous you can be? (let him/her answer) Do you think you might swap me for some gum or M & M's? (let him/her answer) Just think, the two of us could stand in front of the altar and pray...

This Children's Sermon, The way to give gifts and treasures, is based on Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21 and relates to Ash Wednesday. This Children's Sermon on Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21 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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