Sermon illustrations: Children

Burying a Goldfish

Little Nancy was in the garden filling in a hole when her neighbor peered over the fence....

A Funeral for a Turtle

Alexander M. Sanders, Jr. (who was at one time the Chief Judge of the South Carolina Court of...

Calling Collect

A mother was away all weekend at a business conference. During a break, she decided to call home...

How to Get Something Done

It has been said that there are three ways to get something done: 1. Do it yourself2. Hire someone...

A Mother in Law’s Visit

Oh, I sure am happy to see you,” the little boy said to his grandmother on his mother’s side. “Now...

Putting Away Childish Things

A dad with five children was picking up toys in the back yard.  He said to his wife, “You...

Simple Faith

A pastor in California was giving an invitation at the end of his Sunday morning message when a...

Names of a Father

Children go through four stages.  First they call you DaDa. Then they call you Daddy. As...

The Wrong Employer

Three young fathers were in the waiting room. The first was told that his wife gave birth to...

Homework Help

A school teacher was correcting papers, and as she looked at one little boy’s work, she was...

The Highest Paid Dads

Three boys in the schoolyard were bragging about who had the highest paid father: The first boy...

Always Be Ready to Meet the Lord

A mother was explaining, to her little girl, the death of her father. The mother said: “God has...

Her Father Was at the Engine

During the French war, a train carrying dispatches to the headquarters was compelled to go over...

Train Children When They Are Young

The English poet, Alexander Pope, wrote, “As the twig is bent, so grows the tree.” When new trees...

Only Children Joined the Church

A Philadelphia congregation watched as three 9-year-old boys were baptized and joined the church....

Don’t Pay for Me, Daddy

A little boy in church for the first time watched as the ushers passed around the offering plates....

A Child’s Prayer Request Answered Before it Is Prayed

Dr. Helen Roseveare, missionary to Zaire, told the following story. “A mother at our mission...

Americans Are Free

The Fourth of July weekend was approaching, and Miss Pelham, the nursery school teacher, took the...

Which Service?

A little 7-year-old boy named Alex was staring at a large plaque in the church foyer. The plaque...

His Mother Is the Light of His Life

A little boy forgot his lines in a Sunday school presentation. His mother was in the front row to...

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