Sin, Death, and the Grave think they have finally defeated Jesus as he is being crucified. However, they are surprised when he rises on the third day.
As we approach the celebration of Jesus’ death and resurrection, let’s give God praise and thanks that He did not stay dead, but he GOT UP and because He lives, we too will experience the joy of eternal life and one day we will be with Him.
Valentine for JesusTLS0028
Love relationships, particularly marriage relationships, are accentuated on Valentines Day. We thank our partners for their love, patience, forgiveness, and support, especially when we did not deserve it. However, the most important love relationship is between Christ and the body of believers (the church). This Readers Theater presentation shares a Valentine wish to the bridegroom of the church, Jesus Christ.
So many people take Time for granted. But Time is precious and means so much more than the hours in a day. This Reader’s Theater piece examines the origin of Time, its characteristics, value, and the purpose for which God has given us the gift of Time.
There was a rich young man who wanted to know how to receive eternal life. The first time he met Jesus, Jesus exposed his weakness—his wealth was his god, his idol, and he could not (would not) give it up. For many months, the young man was trouble by Jesus’ challenge to him. Finally on the Day of Pentecost, the rich young man hears Peter’s powerful sermon of salvation. Now, once again, he is faced with a decision; to give his whole heart to God or walk away.
Tools of PassionTLS0037
Three Roman soldiers – one who crowned/mocked Jesus; one who whipped (flogged) Jesus; and one who actually crucified Jesus – give a dramatic account of the torture Jesus endured on the dreadful Friday of His death.