Scripts in Category: Short Scripts

There is no grave that can hold Jesus! Celebrate the risen Savior on Easter morning with this anthem video, where we’re reminded of the miraculous resurrection of the Son of God, who came to die for each of us.

Actors: 4 Minutes: 2

Thomas wasn’t known as a doubter when Jesus was alive; He was a fierce follower and believer. But when Jesus returned from the grave, Thomas needed to see and touch his wounds before he could reconcile what he was seeing.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 2

Joseph of Arimathea followed Jesus during His ministry and watched Him die. Joseph felt called to step up and bury Jesus—to do one thing for the man who did so much for him.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 2

Peter recounts the day Jesus rode into Jerusalem with crowds chanting, “Hosanna in the highest! Salvation has come!” Others finally figured out what he already knew—that Jesus was the one who will save us when we call His name.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 2

For all the times she went to fetch water, feeling alone and ashamed, the woman at the well never imagined that she’d encounter Jesus—a man who knew all about her, and yet, did not judge her.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 2

In this quick, yet poignant script, Mom and Dad read the latest headlines and discuss Psalm 46, taking comfort in the fact that God will eventually silence the chaos of this earth.

Actors: 4 Minutes: 4

Joseph tells his seven-year-old son Yeshua (Jesus) that they must kill the lamb that Yeshua has raised for the last year.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 4

As Emily and Hope decorate for a Christmas event, they realize there’s no room for the Nativity. But Hope decides that it needs to be the centerpiece—that Jesus needs to be at the center of it all.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 3

Ever wonder what dads in the Bible were like? Probably not that much different than dads of today. This is a Reader’s Theatre celebrating dads!

Actors: 3 Minutes: 4

Just like a loving father treasures small, simple moments with his son or daughter, so does the Heavenly Father with his children.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 2-3 minutes

Can you imagine being in a gourmet restaurant and ordering a big juicy steak, but once the food comes you admire it and then get up and walk out without eating it? This script is an illustration of how we treat Scripture. We read it and savor it, but often walk away from it without applying it to our lives. This skit works best as a sermon illustration.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 3-5 minutes

It doesn’t matter what kind of Bible you read…just as long as you read it.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 3-4 minutes

God tells us to bring our first fruits into the storehouse and that building up wealth is meaningless (Ecclesiastes). Here’s someone who just doesn’t seem to get how to give.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 2-3 minutes

We often think that because we don’t get what we ask for that God hasn’t answered our prayers and we start to despair.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 2-4 minutes

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

Actors: 1 Female Minutes: 3-5 minutes

Here’s a sermon set-up that shows the disciple Peter reflecting on being named “Rock” and how ironic that was at points in his life.

Actors: 1 Male Minutes: 1-3 minutes