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  • Teach The Children  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 10, 2002
    based on 53 ratings

    TEACH THE CHILDREN Just a week before Christmas I had a visitor. This is how it happened... I just finished the household chores for the night and was preparing to go to bed, when I heard a noise in the front of the house. I opened the door to the front room and to my surprise, Santa ...read more

  • Sing To The Children  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 25, 2002
    based on 20 ratings

    SING TO THE CHILDREN A tradition that Evelyn Knowles has chosen for posterity is to sing to her babies. The very first time she held each of her newborn grandchildren cheek to cheek and heart to heart, they heard their grandmother softly sing-- Jesus loves me this I know, for the Bible tells ...read more

  • Children And Their Fathers

    Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Jun 16, 2009

    CHILDREN AND THEIR FATHERS An old English proverb tells how important fathers are. It says: "A father is more than a hundred schoolmasters." Fathers are often more appreciated at different ages of their children. Mark Twain had the candour to admit a change in his perception of his father: "When ...read more

  • To Children On School

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Feb 28, 2010

    TO CHILDREN ON SCHOOL School is your job right now. It is where you spend a great deal of time, just like parents spent a great deal of time a work. School is where you learn important habits that are important to work. Like showing up on time. Being respectful. Doing your work to the best of ...read more

  • Children At Risk

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 10, 2008

    CHILDREN AT RISK According to recent reports, there are 120 million street children, 15 million AIDS orphans, 10 million child prostitutes, 2 million deaths/year from treatable ...read more

  • Children On Silence  PRO

    Contributed by Carl Greene on Feb 16, 2009
    based on 3 ratings

    CHILDREN ON SILENCE Author Kathleen Norris used to play a game with elementary-school children in which she would make a deal with them. "First you get to make noise," she would bargain, "and then you’ll make silence." The time of noise was always predictably chaotic -- shouting, pounding and ...read more

  • Children's Prayers  PRO

    Contributed by on Apr 25, 2006
    based on 14 ratings

    CHILDREN’S PRAYERS: Dear God: Please send a new baby for Mommy. The new baby you sent last week cries too much. Debbie, 7 Dear God: Who did you make smarter? Boys or girls? My sister and I want to know. Jimmy, 6 Dear God: How many angels are there in heaven? I would like to be the first kid in ...read more

  • Children's Prayers

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007

    CHILDREN’S PRAYERS: Dear God: Please send a new baby for Mommy. The new baby you sent last week cries too much. Debbie, 7 Dear God: Who did you make smarter? Boys or girls? My sister and I want to know. Jimmy, 6 Dear God: How many angels are there in heaven? I would like to be the first kid in my ...read more

  • The Wisdom Of Children

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 27, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    THE WISDOM OF CHILDREN Patrick aged 10: "Never trust a dog to watch your food." Michael aged 14: "When your dad is mad and asks you, "Do I look stupid?" don't answer him." Joel, aged 10: "Don't pick on your sister when she's holding a cricket bat." Andrew aged 9: "Puppies still have bad ...read more

  • Children Of The King

    Contributed by Nigel Heath on Aug 17, 2009

    CHILDREN OF THE KING Living as a child of the King will be noticeable in the way others experience us. Madonna has been in the headlines over the last couple of years for famously trying and succeeding to adopt African children from Malawi. Whatever we think of Madonna’s actions or motives ...read more

  • In Their Eagerness For Their Children To ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007

    "In their eagerness for their children to acquire skills and to succeed, parents may forget that youngsters need time ...read more

  • Children & Marriage  PRO

    Contributed by Brian Bolton on Nov 14, 2005
    based on 11 ratings

    Children & Marriage “No person really decides before they grow up who they’re going to marry. God decides it all way before, and you get to find out later who you’re stuck with.” Kirsten, age 10 “You got to find somebody who likes the same stuff. Like, if you like sports, she should like ...read more

  • Letters To God From Children  PRO

    Contributed by Greg Warren on Apr 19, 2001
    based on 201 ratings

    LETTERS TO GOD FROM CHILDREN Dear God, Did you mean for the giraffe too look like that or was it an accident? - Norma Dear God, Instead of letting people die and having to make new ones, why don’t you just keep the ones you have now? - Jane Dear God, Who draws the lines ...read more

  • Most Children Are Not Naturally Aggressive. There ...

    Contributed by John Williams Iii on Jun 9, 2003

    Most children are not naturally aggressive. There are times when children might seem demanding, impatient or even perhaps unreasonable. They do not usually push themselves into the being the center of attention. I once read the story about a tiny boy who was seated at the dinner table in his high ...read more

  • There Is A Popular Children's Show On The Disney ...

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Jul 5, 2003
    based on 1 rating

    There is a popular children’s show on the Disney Channel called Out of the Box. The theme song is one of those songs that, once you’ve heard it, sticks in your mind all day. It ends with the words, “Out of the box, it’s really up to you what comes out of the box.” In the business world the new ...read more

  • What Children Hear  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Nov 24, 2002
    based on 25 ratings

    WHAT CHILDREN HEAR I was reading the story of Jesus’ birth to my day-care children one morning. As usual, I stopped to see if they understood. "What do we call the three wise men?" I asked. "The three maggots," replied a bright 5-year-old. "What gift did the MAGI bring baby ...read more

  • The Secret Garden Is A Fascinating Children's ...

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Jun 20, 2009

    The Secret Garden is a fascinating children’s classic. It is the story of a British child, Mary Lennox, who lived in India but is orphaned because of her parents’ death due to a cholera breakout. They send her to England to live with her only surviving relative, her uncle who is still mourning the ...read more

  • Biblical Stories From Children  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Nov 14, 2009
    based on 6 ratings

    BIBLICAL STORIES FROM CHILDREN The church is meant to supplement what is done in the home. We have a tough job in this department, don’t we? I came across some true statements that kids made in a Sunday School class: "Moses led the Hebrews to the Red Sea, where they made unleavened ...read more

  • Build Character Into Your Children  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 6, 2010
    based on 6 ratings

    BUILD CHARACTER INTO YOUR CHILDREN David Kraft was a big, strong man -- all muscle. At the age of 32, he was six feet, two inches tall and weighed 200 pounds. He had been to seminary and ended up working with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, because of his athletic background. Then he ...read more

  • Gift For The Children's Home

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Aug 16, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    GIFT FOR THE CHILDREN'S HOME A tired stay-at-home mom opened the front door of her home to find the preacher from the church, who said, "I’m collecting donations for the new children’s home we’re building. Just asking you to give what you ...read more