OUT OF THE MOUTH’S OF BABES - PANCAKE DAY
Catherine, A young mother was making pancakes for her boys
Kevin and Ryan who were five and three began making noise
The boys began to argue over who would get the first pancake
Catherine saw the opportunity for a moral point she could make
"If Jesus were sitting here, today he would say, and not hesitate”
'Please let my brother have the first pancake, because I can wait.'"
The boys sat silent for a few moments after their mother’s address
Then Kevin turned to his brother and said, "Ryan, you be Jesus!"
OUT OF THE MOUTH’S OF BABES - CHILDISH GRACE
Catherine was having a dinner and some friends were invited
At the table, she turned to her six-year-old daughter and said
"Would you say grace?" "I don't know what to say," she replied
"Just say what you hear Mummy say," the husband then plied
The girl bowed her head and said thinking she was on a winner
"Oh Lord, why on earth did I invite all these people to dinner?"
OUT OF THE MOUTH’S OF BABES –PRAYER
Megan a little four-year-old was heard praying
Well it was the lords prayer that she was saying
And she said "And forgive us our trash baskets
As we forgive those who put trash in our baskets"
OUT OF THE MOUTH’S OF BABES – THOU SHALT NOT
In our church’s Sunday school class our children
Have been learning about the Ten Commandments
After the class had studied hard about the first nine
They approached the last one with some confidence
The teacher asked the class if anyone could tell her
“What was the tenth commandment for a moral life”
Susie raised her hand, stood tall, and proudly quoted
"Thou shall not take the covers off the neighbor's wife"
OUT OF THE MOUTH’S OF BABES – QUIET CLASS
A Sunday school teacher once asked her children
As they were on the way to their own church service
"Why is it necessary for us to be quiet in church?"
One girl replied "Because people are sleeping miss"
OUT OF THE MOUTH’S OF BABES – THE CHRISTENING
After the christening of his baby brother in church,
All the way home Jamie sat in the car and cries
His father asked him over and over what the matter was
And then still sobbing the boy finally replies
"The Vicar said he wanted us to be brought up
In a Christian home, and I want to stay with you guys."
OUT OF THE MOUTH’S OF BABES – THE LORDS PRAYER
Three year old Katie had been learning
The Lords prayer with her mother each night
She would repeat each line after her mother
Practicing and practising to get it right
Katie’s mum carefully enunciated each word
Going over and over each line in detail
Finally, Katie went solo "Lead us not into temptation"
She carefully recited "but deliver us some E-mail”
OUT OF THE MOUTH’S OF BABES – THE WEDDING
Six-year-old Ellie was in church
With four-year-old Luke her brother
They were sitting in the church
Attending a family wedding together
Luke laughed, sang, and talked out loud.
Pulled faces and generally messed about
Finally, his big sister had had enough
Luke was spoiling her special day out
"You're not supposed to talk out loud in church."
"Why?” Luke asked “Who's going to stop me?".
Ellie pointed to the back of the church and said,
"Those two men by the door are hushers see"
OUT OF THE MOUTH’S OF BABES – DOWN ON THE BEACH
A Dad was on the beach with his children
When his four-year-old son ran up to him,
Took his hand and dragged to the shore
Where a seagull lay dead in the sand before him
"Daddy, what happened to it?" the boy asked
Dad replied "He died and went to Heaven son,"
The boy thought a moment and then said,
"Did God throw him back down here then?"