Denise Day Spencer

September 25, 2008

Children’s object lesson: Parable of the Sower, part 1

Filed under: Children's sermons — denisedayspencer @ 2:45 pm

SCRIPTURES: Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23, Luke 8:4-8, 11-15

OBJECT: a few seeds and a flat rock

Today we’re going to begin looking at one of the parables Jesus told. It’s usually called “The Parable of the Sower,” and it’s about a farmer who was trying to plant his crop.

You may not know much about planting crops but that’s OK, because the farmer in this story didn’t plant the way a farmer would do it today, anyway. Back then they didn’t have all of the machinery we have now. The farmer in this parable does something very simple: (act this out by pantomime) He takes the seeds in his hand and scatters them on the ground. He would come along later and plow the seeds under. (more…)

September 4, 2008

Christmas music/drama program: He Came For Us All

Filed under: Creative Ministries — denisedayspencer @ 7:05 pm

I’d like to post the Christmas program we did at our school last year. Like the one I put up a year ago, this one is also a very simple drama with some suggested songs and plenty of places for you to plug in whatever music you like. If you’d like to use it, be my guest, free of charge. All I ask is that you give me credit for the writing. Enjoy! (more…)

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