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Scripts forgiveness

As Hannah meets with a counselor for the first time, she bemoans the holidays which makes her feel guilty and ashamed. Ultimately, she realizes what it means to truly be forgiven.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 7

This Readers Theater tells a story that reminds us that even when we can't forgive ourselves or forget the sins we've committed, God not only forgives, but also forgets all our sins.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 2

This Readers Theatre takes a modern-day look at the story of Jesus' death from the perspective of bullying.

Actors: 5 Minutes: 3

Hardness of Heart is a spiritual condition affecting millions. In this parody of a TV commercial for a prescription drug, we learn about Confessitall®, and how it can help anyone struggling with the epidemic of HOH.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 2

This skit demonstrates how Jesus accepted the punishment for our sins, and how He disciplines us to help us become more like Him. After an exchange between a father and teen, we see Jesus having a similar conversation with one of His followers.

Actors: 4 Minutes: 5

Peter wrestles with his betrayal of Jesus. He knows that Jesus will forgive him, but can he forgive himself?

Actors: 1 Minutes: 4

A skit about Christ’s sacrifice as payment for our sins. Becky tries to buy eternal life insurance, but finds that she cannot pay the exorbitant cost. With nothing adequate to barter for payment, she gladly accepts when the boss of the insurance company offers to cover her bill.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 4

When someone is hiding a poisonous snake in a kitchen cabinet, it’s not that different from when we hide sin in our lives. This skit makes the point in a funny way.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 7

In the parable of the Prodigal Son, we see a father welcome home his son, who has thrown away his inheritance. In this inspirational retelling of their story, we hear what may have been going on in the minds of the father and the son.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 5

In this comedic skit, a queen uses a rebellious criminal to demonstrate what she’s learned about Jesus by reading her newly acquired Guttenberg Bible. Though, in the end she misses God’s point.

Actors: 7 Minutes: 7

A man gets bad news from the doctor. His heart is filled with vengeance—and it’s killing him.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 4

A Religious Studies professor criticizes his class for failing to understand the central idea of Jesus’s teachings. This script’s surprise ending provides the perfect set-up for a message on grace, or on the character of Jesus.

Actors: 4 Minutes: 3

When his brother leaves, the Perfect Son becomes self-righteously sure that he is the only one who deserves his Father’s love. The Prodigal’s return reveals the Perfect Son’s imperfect heart.

Actors: 4 Minutes: 5

This spoof of the classic TV series, Batman, by the seminal Christian comedy act Mitch & Allen (Hello, God?) asks, “What if even super-heroes aren’t super enough?” Great introduction for gospel presentations.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 3

Lance runs into Mike at their high school reunion, dredging up the painful past of the championship football game and Mike’s missed pass.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 4

Simon Peter and Judas Iscariot were both disciples of Jesus. Both were flawed, both betrayed Jesus. But, one went on to build the church, the other died alone by his own hand. What was the difference? It all came down to one choice.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 5