Theme: Freedom in Christ
Text: Romans 6:20-23 in an easy-to-understand
Preparation: You'll need a ball of string or
yarn, and scissors.
This string represents a chain. One person will begin and wrap
the string around a part of their body such as an arm or leg and
will name one sin that kids do. Then that person will pass the
string until each person has had a turn. The more tangled up the
group gets, the better!
(After everyone is tangled up, have them sit as one group on the
How does it feel to be tangled up by these chains?
(Read the Scripture.)
What does it mean to be a slave to sin? a slave to God? How is
being a slave to sin like or unlike being in these chains? (Have
kids tear or cut off the chains.) How is being free from the chains
like or unlike the freedom from sin that Jesus gives us? How can we
receive the freedom from sin that Jesus wants to give us?