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Triumph, Tears and Talents
Bible Ref: Matthew 21-26; Mark 11-14; Luke 19-22; John 11&12

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:
Psalm Sunday - The Disciples Fetch a Donkey
The Triumphant Entry
The Pharisees Complain
Jesus Weeps for Jerusalem
Jesus Curses the Fig Tree
Jesus Cleanses the Temple
The Fig Tree Withered
Some Greeks Come Looking for Jesus
The Pharisees Question Jesus's Authority
The Parable of the Two Sons
The Evil Tenants
The False Witness – The Plot to Kill Jesus
The Great Banquet (2)
The Question about Paying Taxes
The Greatest Commandment
The Poor Widow's Expensive Offering
The Destruction of the Temple
The End of the World
The Parable of the Talents
The Sheep and the Goats
Judas Offers to Betray Jesus 

Some Greeks Come Looking for Jesus

In the Temple Jesus began teaching again and while he spoke some Greeks came to see him.

Philip: Andrew?
Andrew: Shh – I’m listening – Jesus is talking about seeds…
Philip: He’s always talking about seeds, I’ve got some people who want to see him. Some Greeks.
Andrew: Well, there he is – point him out.
Philip: No – they want to meet him!
Andrew: Well, there he is…
Philip: But you’re good at that – not me.
Andrew: Good at what?
Philip: Taking people to meet Jesus. You do it all the time.
Andrew: Are you joking?
Philip: No! You’re always taking people to meet him – that boy at the feeding of the 5000 – your own brother – now these Greeks… Andrew: I haven’t taken the Greeks yet!
Philip: No, but you will won’t you?
Andrew: It’s not that hard Philip.
Philip: It is! It might not be for you – but well, you never know what they might say about him or to him. You know. It might be embarrassing. They might just want to insult him. Or worse!



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