August 30, 2015
Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23
James 1:17-27

Betrayed

Passion Sunday


Leah Thompson


Object: cash

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And from that moment he began to look for an opportunity to betray him. (v. 26:16)

Good morning, boys and girls! How are you this morning? (allow answers) How many of you know what today is? (allow answers) Today is Palm Sunday! This is the day that we celebrate Jesus' ride into Jerusalem. It was like a parade: people lined the streets, waving palm branches and shouting "Hosanna!" They were excited to see Jesus ride into the city.

Something else was happening, too. Beneath all of the happiness and excitement, something dark was happening. Can anyone tell me what the word "betray" means? (allow answers) The word "betray" means to break someone's trust. Can you think of someone you trust? (allow answers) We trust our parents. We trust our friends. What if someone asked you to betray your best friend? Let's pretend that your best friend is really scared of frogs. Let's pretend that when your best friend sees a frog, they...

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