Children’s Sunday Sermon
April 7, 2019
Good morning girls and boys. I hold in my hand an ordinary pencil — something that you all use almost every day. But it didn’t always look like this. The pencil has been around for a long, long time, and then in the year 1880, it got a very important improvement. Can anyone guess what that might be? That’s right. The eraser was invented. Just imagine how tough it would be to do your school assignments, especially math, if you didn’t have an eraser. But a funny thing happened back in 1880 boys and girls. As marvelous as this invention was, many teachers at the time were against it. They thought the eraser would encourage students to make mistakes. They said that if students avoided mistakes in the first place they wouldn’t need erasers! I’m sure you are all grateful that teachers don’t feel that way today — and neither does God!
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