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Mercy Resources

Adam and Eve Explained Script

Gary and Grady explain that the story of Adam and Eve is about remaking our hearts to be like God’s. Not so much about the perils of fruit.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 4

Glory Forever Video

Based on Romans 11:33–12:1, this worship starter points us to God’s absolute glory and endless power. How will we respond to the baffling mercy He gives to us in Christ?


Something Beautiful Video

This sermon illustration mini-movie depicts a man gathering broken and discarded pieces of wood from old barns in a stark winter scene. As he describes his work, we realize this is God speaking about humanity, and how our Father accepts the rejected and the flawed and crafts them into his masterpiece, the redeemed Church. Great for the topic of restoration, healing, and forgiveness. Could also be useful for Celebrate Recovery groups.


Joseph Video

Watch as The Skit Guys tell the story of Joseph and his multi-colored coat, and how he was used by God to demonstrate His mercy and forgiveness.


What a Father Script

This is the story of the Prodigal Son told from the perspectives of two brothers.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 8-10 minutes

Down To Earth Script

When Jesus came down to earth, He left a perfect home in heaven where he sat at the right hand of God. He left all of that for us, even though we’d rejected Him. His love for us is greater than we’ll ever appreciate.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 10-12 minutes

Little Billy: Zacchaeus Script

In a conversation between Little Billy and his Sunday School teacher, Little Billy swerves from underwear to Zacchaeus to sick trees. And through it all Little Billy learns about God’s crazy love and grace.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 6-8 minutes

Grace Video

We all have messed up along the way, but God extends his grace to us all, no matter how much trouble we think we’re in.


Jesus Eyes Script

Two guys spend all their time mocking those around them. One girl gets fed up with it, asking Jesus to deal with the situation. Jesus shows her what it’s like when she sees people the way He sees people.

  • Actors: 5
  • Minutes: 5-7 minutes

Mercy: Husband and Wife Video

A husband and wife discover the pain of giving and receiving mercy after an affair.


Mercy: Two Friends Video

Two best friends discover the pain of giving and receiving mercy after an affair.


Mercy: Husband and Wife Script

Samuel and Madison discover the pain of giving and receiving mercy.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 6-8 minutes

A Christmas Do-Over Script

Dan wants to make up for the mistakes he’s made in the past year and thinks having a “perfect” Christmas for his family is the key…until he meets Joe, “The Toy Man.”

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 4-6 minutes

Moses and the Plague Factory Script

A comedic telling of the story of Moses and the Plagues.

  • Actors: 6
  • Minutes: 5-6 minutes

The Birdcage Video

“For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish, but have eternal life.” This skit is a classic and moving illustration of God’s love for mankind.


Joseph Script

Joseph was his father’s favorite and his brothers resented him for it. But God had big plans for this little brother.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 8-10 minutes

The Prodigal Script

Through the eyes of both father and son, one of the most powerful of Jesus’ parables comes to life.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 10 minutes

The Prodigal Video

A son takes his inheritance and leaves his home and loving father only to discover that his idea of freedom isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Watch this retelling of the parable of the Prodigal Son.


The Father’s Love Script

A Reader’s Theatre about God’s love and acceptance as a Father who pursued His people.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 4-6 minutes

The Transformation of a Roman Centurion Script

Many of us feel cemented into our lives and lifestyles by our histories or habits. We mistakenly feel unworthy of God’s grace and we spend our time trying to find our place among life’s consolation prizes. But if a Roman Centurion can realize the renewing gift of Christ’s salvation, how can we not?

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 5 minutes

Merry Christmas, Grace Script

A busy wife and mom gets a reality check during the holidays when God
suddenly sends a very special new friend into her life.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 4-5 minutes

James 2 Script

Here is a simple, but effective recitation of chapter 2 in the book of James about how we’re supposed to show mercy.

  • Actors: 3
  • Minutes: 3-5 minutes

Caught Script

A woman realizes that she has something she’s rarely had in her life- forgiveness.

  • Actors: 1 Female
  • Minutes: 3-5 minutes

Grace, We Just Don’t Get It Script

God’s grace is a free gift that we can’t seem to grasp on a daily basis. We know we don’t deserve the blessings God gives us, yet he delights in continuing to bless us despite our shortcomings and willful disobedience.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 10 minutes

A Father’s Conversation with the Father Script

A father talks to his Heavenly Father about what it takes to be a great husband and dad.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 2-3 minutes

Paul Script

Here is a look at the life and times of one of the most famous people in the Bible, Paul. This is an informative look at who Paul was and what his life meant.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 6`

The Birdcage Script

The Bird Cage is a metaphor to humanity’s imprisonment and Jesus’ redemption plan that sets us free. Skit starts out as a young boy and a man talk about wild birds in a birdcage to the ultimate encounter of Jesus and Satan looking at mankind in the cage.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 5-7 minutes

God Doesn’t Like Me Script

It’s so easy to think that because we have hard times in our life that God doesn’t like us, that He just sits up in the heavens and merely tolerates us, when all along He’s absolutely crazy about us.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 3-5 minutes

Grace, We Just Don’t Get It (NYWC Version) Video

Billy, a confused and slightly neurotic 4 yr-old; Sheldon, a high schooler with trust issues; and Peter, the disciple of Jesus help to illustrate God’s amazing grace. No matter what we do there is nothing that can separate us from God’s love. Filmed at the National Youth Workers Convention, this is a new and updated version.


Time Out Script

This skit illustrates that when we do stupid things it would be great to have someone call a do-over for us, however that’s not possible, so we must play on in God’s mercy.

  • Actors: 11
  • Minutes: 8-10 minutes

No Strings Script

A man, speaking directly to the audience, tells how Jesus delivered him from Demons. This is a retelling of the story from the Gospels.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 4-6 minutes

Beyond Justice Script

A husband comes home to discover his wife, who has had an affair, about to leave. He challenges her to stay, to receive his forgiveness and love.

  • Actors: 2
  • Minutes: 4-6 minutes

Peter Script

The Apostle Peter recounts the events of Good Friday, Easter morning, and the days that followed, and realizes that the Savior he betrayed forgives him completely.

  • Actors: 1
  • Minutes: 6-8 minutes

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