Romans 8:12-17, John 3:1-17
Theme: Holy Spirit
Material: replica or picture of a windmill
Have you seen something that looks like this? What is it? (a windmill)
How does it work? (the wind makes the arms move)
What is it used for? (helps create the power and energy to do things like turn on lights)
Can you see the wind? No, but we can feel it blow.
Can you see what the wind blows? What is an example? What is something the wind blows?
Today’s Bible lesson tells us how God’s Holy Spirit comes to us. Can we see it? (no, but we can feel it.)
You know how the windmill creates power. So does God’s spirit. It gives us power and strength to live as God’s children.
When you feel the wind blowing in your face this week, I’d like you to remember that God’s spirit is in you to guide you and to be with you, even when you are glad—show me a glad face—sad—what does sad look like?--or mad—or even bad. Can you remember that?
Let’s pray. Thank you, dear Jesus, for sending your Holy Spirit to us, so that we have the strength and power to live as your children. And the children of God say…Amen.
Author: Georgia Girvan (presented May 27, 2018)