Jesus was showing his disciples that he was truly special, that he was the Son of God. How do you think that made them feel about him? (Let children answer.) Jesus wanted to remind them that no matter what might happen, and no matter how sad they might feel or how bad things might seem, Jesus was very, very special. He was God’s Son. He would always be there to help them. This is what we remember and celebrate on Transfiguration Sunday.
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For the Fourth Sunday after Epiphany From “Sitting on the Rainbow”
Image from Half a World Away exhibit
Scripture Reference: 1 Cor. 8:1-3
Preparation: You may bring a hammer and nails or some other construction tools.
The Bible reading from 1 Corinthians today talks about building up the church. If you were going to help build up the church, what sort of tools do you think you might need? (Discuss.) I brought some tools with me (show the tools), but the trouble is, I’m
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