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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 

The Sheep and the Goats  (Short Sketch)

Jesus: When the Son of Man comes in his glory, accompanied by the angels of heaven, all the nations will gather on the plain before him. He will separate them out, just like a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats. He will put the sheep on his right, and the goats on his left. Then the king will say to the goats:

King: I have a bone to pick with you. I was hungry one day but you gave me nothing, thirsty and you gave me no water. I was lonely but you ignored me, dying and you gave me no medicine, I was in prison and you never visited me.

Goats: When? When did we see you like that? We don’t remember, we promise if we had seen you we would have helped you. We didn’t want to ignore you, we love you Lord.

King: Whenever you saw others in pain, or lost, hungry or thirsty and did nothing for them – you were ignoring me. Away from me, you evil people.

Goats: But Lord…



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