Monologue Scripts

What begins as a person's lament about being tired and sore from walking, turns into a series of prayers to God, asking Him to breathe new life, quench thirst, and perform miracles in the world.

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In this monologue, Mary recounts how she was afraid of the dark, until the angel appeared before her, announcing the coming Messiah. After Jesus was born, with the Light of the World in her arms, she had no reason to fear anymore.

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As a teenage daughter writes a card to her mother apologizing for her crudely-finished handmade gift, she realizes that her mother is God’s uniquely crafted, handmade gift to her.

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This Easter monologue, from the perspective of Thomas, focuses on how Jesus reveals Himself to us when we seek Him.

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The rich young ruler expresses his frustration at the fact that Jesus offered eternal life to the thief hanging beside Him on the cross, when he himself had worked so hard to live a good life to earn salvation. He realizes that Jesus offered salvation to the man simply because he asked for it, not because he had done anything to earn it.

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He was placed with his mat in a room full of people listening to Jesus teach, hoping for a miracle. When Jesus said that the paralytic man’s sins were forgiven, he wondered how it was possible for Jesus to forgive sins. The man realizes that only God can forgive sins and heal his legs, and he knows that God can change the world.

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When her brother Lazarus died, Martha felt as though Jesus had abandoned them. She believed Lazarus was gone forever. However, the words Jesus said from the cross about feeling forsaken by God may have connected with how Martha felt on a deeper level. The reflections from Martha help us consider how we can hope for a different ending in our story, even when we feel forsaken.

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John reflects on the way Jesus cared for people during His ministry and shares his amazement at the fact that while Jesus hung dying on the cross, He was still ministering to others. When Jesus told John to take care of His mother, John began to realize how the sacrifice on the cross was opening the door for everyone to be part of Jesus’ family.

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The disciple known as James the Lesser reflects on Jesus’ resurrection. Though he felt inadequate and unimportant, he realizes that what Jesus did on the cross was for him. He has been made whole because of Jesus’ sacrifice.

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As Joseph searches for work after settling in Egypt, he reflects on the ways God provided for him and Mary as they fled Nazareth.

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In this Christmas monologue, a shepherd recounts his experience after the angel of the Lord appeared to announce the birth of the Messiah.

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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.

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In this monologue, a young man recalls his dad's struggles and successes as a single father and considers the importance of prayer in the lives of his own family as he watches his son's first t-ball game.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 5

This monologue focuses on righteous living as the "humble" character brags to God about all that he/she did for God and others in the past week, planning to also let the entire church know how good and holy he/she is.

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Even though things were hectic and crowded, the innkeeper said, "Yes" when he showed Mary and Joseph to the unprepared stable. This Christmas monologue reminds us that we can say, "Yes" to Jesus, no matter how hectic and unprepared our lives seem.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 5

Rather than a letter to Santa, in this monologue and adult writes a letter to Christmas expressing love for the holiday carols, gingerbread, and merriment. But, the writer has one request: to keep Jesus as the focus.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 3