The Seven Deadly Sins (6) — Gluttony

You may have heard the story about the schoolteacher who invited her students to bring some items that were representative of their faith traditions.  And so the next day, there was a Jewish boy who said, “I’m Jewish, and this is my yarmulke. The men and boys wear this when we go into the synagogue.”…

The Seven Deadly Sins (5) — Sloth

Before I begin my lesson, I need to get a little help from all of the children here this morning.  How many of you children like to go to the zoo?  Raise your hands.  What is your favorite animal to see at the zoo?  Lions?  Elephants?  Monkeys?  Giraffes?   I love all of those animals,…

The Seven Deadly Sins (4) — Greed

The story is told of a man who is walking down the beach and he comes across an old bottle. He picks it up, pulls out the cork and out pops a genie!  The genie says, “Thank you for freeing me from this bottle.  In return, I will grant you three wishes.”   The man…

The Seven Deadly Sins (3) — Anger

The story is told of a husband who left from work one Friday afternoon.  But, being payday, instead of going home, he stayed out the entire weekend partying with the boys and spending his entire paycheck.   When he finally did come home Sunday night, he was confronted by a very angry wife and she…

The Seven Deadly Sins (1) — Envy

The story is told of a monk who lived in a cave in the wilderness. This monk had a great reputation for being a holy and godly man. In fact, his reputation reached hell itself, so the devil sent three of his demons to tempt the monk to sin and thus destroy his holiness. When…

The Seven Deadly Sins (Intro)

Since today is the first day of a new year, this is a wonderful time for making some New Year’s resolutions. I thought I would share with you my dieting resolutions for the past few years. 2013: I will get my weight down below 200 pounds. 2014: I will follow my new diet religiously until…

Worth the Wait

Before my lesson this morning, I want to share with you a video about the birth of Jesus.  Now, if I were to tell you the story, you’d probably doze off because you’ve heard it a thousand times.  So I’m going to let some children tell you the story.  And I’m pretty sure you’ve never…