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Prop Illustration for Good Friday Service

Prop Illustration for Good Friday Service

Texts: Assorted texts from the Passion accounts of the Gospels and Isaiah 52:13–53:12

Principle: The weight of the sins we have committed and the sins committed against us have been placed on Christ.

Objects: Multiple bricks, multiple notecards, a copy of Frank Warren's Post Secret, a wheelbarrow, and a tall wooden or metal cross

Experience: A number of bricks are piled on one side of the stage. On the other side of the stage stands a large wooden or metal cross that is securely anchored to the floor in some manner. A wheelbarrow rests between the pile of bricks and the cross. Each brick has a notecard taped to it (explained below). The preacher takes the stage, stands between the bricks and the wheelbarrow, and begins to preach:

A few years ago, a man who owned ...

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wayne melnechuk

April 09, 2014  2:16pm

Did this a few years ago. Very powerful.

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RICK PICARIELLO

April 20, 2011  9:04am

This illustration worked great as a part of our Good Friday service. Ending the service with the crash of the bricks was a perfect way to create a longing for Resurrection Sunday.

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