May 24, 2015
John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15
Romans 8:22-27
Acts 2:1-11
Psalm 104:24-34, 35b

Sin Is An Ugly Matter

Proper 18 | Ordinary Time 23

from the book
THE BIG INFLUENCE OF SMALL THINGS


Brett Blair
Tim Carpenter



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Exegetical Aim: Sin marks us.

Props:
Water--soluble black felt pen and a damp rag.

Lesson: Using the felt pen, make a big mark on your forehead while the children come forward. You want them to see you doing this as they approach.
Good morning. I have a question for you. How many of you know what sin is? (response) Sin is when we do things that are wrong, things that disappoint God and hurt other people. Can anyone give me an example of a sin? (response) How many of you here today have brothers and sisters? Do you ever get angry with them? (response) Why? (response) What do you do when someone hurts you or your friends? (response)

As you say the following "tattle--tells" make a mark on the forehead of each boy and girl. This act is intended to be a surprise. When we get hurt by someone, most of us tattle--tell. We say, "Mom, look at what Dawn did...

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