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August 8, 2021

Twelfth SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST 2021 B

H=Human            P=Puppet or Performer

H:    Jesus said, “I am the living bread that came down from heaven. The one who eats this bread will live forever.”

P:    I don’t understand what Jesus is saying.

H:    What don’t you understand?

P:    Are we supposed to chew on Jesus?

H:    If you want to understand, just look at babies.

P:    What do babies have to do with chewing on Jesus?

H:    Who do babies grab and chew on?

P:    They chew on their parents.  So what?

H:    Do you think they are trying to eat their parents?

P:    Of course not!

H:    Why do you think they chew on their parents?

P:    Probably because their parents give them life.

H:    What else?

P:    And their parents love them.

H:    And . . . ?

P:    And their parents take care of them.

H:    What does Jesus do for us?

P:    I know--Jesus gives us life.

H:    What else?

P:    He loves us

H:    And . . . ?

P:    And he takes care of us.  But how . . . ?

H:    How can we chew on Jesus?

P:    I know we can’t CHEW on Jesus, but how can we get our HANDS on Jesus?

H:    Kids, please help us figure out how to get our hands on Jesus.  We can(praying hands).  We can(open Bible).  And at communion we can be TOUCHED by Jesus through the bread and wine or grape juice and the blessing.  Please repeat today’s WORDS TO REMEMBER.  Jesus said, “I am the living bread that came down from Heaven/ everyone who eats this bread will live forever.” That’s from John 6:58Where’s that from?  Would you please pray with me?

Dear Jesus/ thank you for giving me life/

And feeding me/ and taking care of me/

Please help me share you with others/

And all of God’s well-fed children said…AMEN!

NOTES: Use puppet or performer.  Use a Bible as a prop.

By Pastor Berni Fricke