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Food and Water
Bible Ref: Matthew 9-11 & 13-16; Mark 6-8; Luke 9; John 6-7

Each of the following sketches (scenes) can be used to form the basis for a complete act of worship or used as individual scenes on separate occasions. Each scene will require a narrator to read the linking text as well as the characters in the scene itself.

List of scenes:
Hidden Treasure and Precious Pearls
The Death of John the Baptist
Jesus Feeds Five Thousand People
Jesus Walks on Water
The Bread of Life
What Makes a Person Unclean
A Persistent Canaanite Woman
Jesus Heals a Deaf Mute
Jesus Feeds Four Thousand People
The Pharisees Ask for a Sign

Hidden Treasure and Precious Pearls

One day Jesus and Peter sat talking in his home in Capernaum.

Things are moving so fast, Lord. Miracles, healings, the crowds – it’s hard to cope with. People are swooping on you like vultures. It’s difficult to understand sometimes. I feel like we’re caught in a storm here.

Well, people are very excitable, Peter, and they’ve seen something new here. Something very precious.

But they all want a piece of you. Always grabbing for you, always begging at you.

The kingdom of God is a valuable commodity, it’s rather like a box of treasure buried in a field. For years it’s been out of sight, a mystery. Then one day, after a storm, a man walks through the field and comes across part of it, washed up by the weather. He digs up the box, finds the treasure, then buries it again and goes off to sell everything he owns to buy the entire field. ...



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