Sermon illustrations: Children

Sinning after Salvation

The story is told of a young girl who accepted Christ as her Saviour and applied for membership in...

Colonel Sanders and the Baby

The late Colonel Sanders (of Kentucky Fried Chicken) was on an airplane when an infant screamed and...

You Are Being Followed

The story is told about a little boy who had been invited to a friend’s birthday party. He was so...

God Does the Impossible

A young boy traveling by airplane to visit his grandparents sat beside a man who happened to be a...

Descriptions of a Friend

A middle school teacher asked her class to write imaginative definitions of a friend. These were...

Father to Son

One little tike’s apparent misunderstanding of the term broken home prompted this admonition from...

Mother’s Opinion

4 years of age: My mommy can do anything! 8 years of age: My mom knows a whole lot! 12 years of...

Write Your Mother

President Abraham Lincoln once summoned an Army surgeon to the White House. The major assumed that...

Don’t Quit Reading the Bible

Mrs. Jones relaxed by reading her Bible each day. After observing this habit for several years...

Charge It

A mother took her young son shopping. After a day in the stores, a clerk handed the little boy a...

Motherhood Statistics

There were 5.6 million stay-at-home mothers in 2006. Somewhere between 61 percent and 81 percent...

Pie and Mothers

A teacher asked a boy this question: “Suppose your mother baked a pie and there were seven of you—...

Praying Before Meals

A teacher asked a little boy, “Johnny, tell me frankly, do you say your prayers before you eat?”...

Mark Me Absent

Two sisters were playing together when eight-year-old Martha insisted that they play school. Five-...

One Got Out!

A man and his five-year old son were driving past a cemetery and noticed a large pile of dirt next...

Bad Behavior Cancels Easter Egg Hunt

This year’s annual Easter egg hunt in Colorado Springs, Colorado was canceled because of...

Getting Sick at Church

Little Johnny was feeling queasy in church, so he whispered to his mom, “I think I’m going to throw...

Just Going to Church Is Not Enough

A little boy said, “Dad, did Grandpa make you go to Sunday school when you were my age?” His father...

Trying to Avoid Church

Two deputies in Plain City, Utah pursued a seven-year old boy who was driving a Dodge Intrepid on...

A Child’s Description of a Christian

During Sunday school, the teacher asked her class of first-graders if anyone could describe a...

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