September 6, 2015
Mark 7:24-37
James 2:1-10 (11-13) 14-17
Proverbs 22:1-2, 8-9, 22-23
Psalm 125

Away In A Manger



from the book
... Let the Children Come
Fifty-two Object Lessons For Children In Worship


Robert B. Lantz


Object: Manger scene or baby in a manger

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Good morning, boys and girls. These are very happy days, aren't they, filled with excitement and expectation? There are festive decorations everywhere -- in the shops, along the streets of towns and cities, and in our homes. Many of the decorations are symbols that remind us of the Christmas stories in the Bible. What are some of the stories in the Bible about Jesus' birth? (Responses -- Allow time for many stars, angels, wise men, manger scenes, and so forth.)

One symbol that I always like to see is the manger scene with the little baby Jesus in a little feed box. What we really are celebrating at Christmas is his birthday, isn't it?

Have you ever had a little brother or sister born into your family? Do you remember how excited you were when you first saw the baby, and how happy you felt to touch it and hold it in your arms? Didn't it make you want to celebrate? Well,...

This Children's Sermon titled 'Away In A Manger' is based on Luke 2:1-7. This Children's Sermon is excerpted from the book ''. SermonSuite offers online sermons and professionally published sermons, lectionary sermons, non-lectionary sermons, children's sermons, sermon illustrations, worship resources, preaching resources, sermons on prayer, prayers, Christian drama, lectionary worship, lectionary workbooks and homilies. ...

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