Sermon illustrations: Children

Mother’s Nurse

A little girl was trying very hard to take care of her sick mother. She did everything to make her...

Lessons from My Mother

My mother taught me to appreciate a job well done. “If you’re going to kill each other, do it...

Questions about Mothers

Here’s how several elementary school students answered the following questions about moms: Why did...

Palm Sunday Mistake

A little boy was sick on Palm Sunday and stayed home from church with his mother. His father...

Will He Be in Church Today?

As a man was driving his children to church on Easter Sunday, he was trying to explain that Easter...

No Means No

Barbara Reed tried to get her 4-year-old granddaughter to eat lunch but she didn’t like any of the...

I Want to Be Alphabetized

A father was talking to his oldest son about the boy’s upcoming baptism. Wanting him to understand...

Advice from Children

Don’t let your mom brush your hair when she is mad at your dad. If your sister hits you, don’t hit...

Eager to Redo a Job

One spring day, three-year-old Douglas helped his grandfather fertilize the lawn. When the job was...

Christmas Is Jesus’ Birthday

After unwrapping all of his presents, a little boy was asked, “Did you get everything you wanted...

Heaven Is Wonderful

One lovely moonlit night a grandfather and his small granddaughter went for a walk. The stars were...

Show and Tell

Some primary-aged children had “Show and Tell” in their class. The first boy said, “My name is...

A Christian Home?

After the dedication of his baby brother in church, little Johnny sobbed all the way home in the...

His Hand Is Bigger than Mine

A young boy went to the local store with his mother. The shop owner, a kindly man, passed him a...

Pay Attention in Sunday School

A grandmother told her granddaughter, “Tomorrow, we’re going to Sunday school” “I don’t like...

The Cause of Headaches

Six—year—old Molly complained to her mother that her stomach hurt. Realizing it was almost lunch...

Bad Fruit

Two brothers, ages 8 and 4, were discussing Adam and Eve. The eight-year-old asked: “How did Adam...

Preaching Good Sermons

There was once a pastor who had a five-year-old daughter. The little girl noticed that every time...

Waiting for His Gum

A little boy was standing at the end of an escalator. The sales lady asked, “Son are you lost?” “No...

Not Ready for Marriage

First-grader Melanie had announced that she was engaged to marry the young gentleman next door, but...

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