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5-Minute Children’s Sermons: 7 Bible-Based Messages for Kids

5-minute children’s sermons

These 5-minute children’s sermons are short but powerful. They’re sure to grab and hold kids’ attention while teaching them core Christian truths. Topics range from salvation and heaven to the Holy Spirit and prayer.

Use 5-minute children’s sermons during adult worship, Sunday school openings, or children’s church. If your church has a preschool or child-care program, the messages will work great during chapel time. Plus, 5-minute children’s sermons make wonderful family devotions. So share these object lessons with parents and caregivers too.

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We hope one of these 5-minute children’s sermons comes in handy during your next gathering.

5-Minute Children’s Sermons: 7 Brief But Powerful Lessons

Check out these seven easy, impactful 5-minute children’s messages and devotions:

1. Paid in Full

Theme: Jesus paid it all!

Object: A bill or contract that has been stamped “Paid in Full.” (You could even get a rubber stamp and stamp each child’s hand.)

Scripture: Romans 6:23

In this children’s sermon, kids will learn that Jesus gave his life as full payment for all our sins.

2. Over and Over Again

Theme: God’s forgiveness and our forgiving others

Object: A large assortment of pencils with the erasers all worn off

Scripture: Matthew 18:21-22

Children will discover why Jesus wants us to forgive others repeatedly.

3. Where Your Treasure Is

Theme: Jesus wants us to concentrate on collecting treasures in heaven.

Object: A personal collection (50 States Quarters in this example)

Scripture: Matthew 6:19-21

In this message, children will find out how to keep their hearts in heaven with God.