Children’s Sunday Sermon
May 4, 2014
Good morning girls and boys! How many of you have been to a real surprise party? I’m talking about a party where the person who is having a birthday or is celebrating some other special occasion doesn’t know about it. Even if you’ve never been to one, I’m sure you know how it works: The person walks into a room and everyone jumps out and yells, “SURPRISE!” And you can always tell by the look on his or her face if it really was a surprise. And the surprised person usually doesn’t know what to say.
Today we learn in the Bible about the biggest surprise party of all time. We find out that the disciples are more than surprised when Jesus suddenly appears before them after He has risen from the dead. The Bible tells us that Jesus appeared before two men who were walking on a road, but at first, they didn’t recognize him. So…