10 Commandments Skit: #1 The Rules

The Rules     Commandment # 1

Special thanks to Wesley Edie, Family Life Pastor at Parklawn Assembly of God for sharing his 10 Commandments skit series with us.

Leader: I am so excited! The word we are going to hear about tonight is rock solid. Literally, the teaching was written in stone! Super exciting stuff!


Maggie: Excited? Excited, me too, I’m so excited!


Leader : Oh… hi there Maggie. How are you?


Maggie: I’m doing fantastic. I’m so excited!!!


Leader: Oh, really, why are you so excited?


Maggie: Uh because you are!


Leader: I’m excited about the Ten Commandments.


Maggie: About the what?


Leader: Ten Commandments. They’re God’s rules for us.


Maggie: Ohhhh. Never mind! Not excited anymore. Actually kind of feeling like blah.


Leader: Maggie, why are you feeling like blah? I thought you were excited. What happened?


Maggie: Not excited about talking about more rules! I mean, I have rules at home, rules at

school and rules at church. I even have rules in the car. Now I have to learn about God’s rules… great.


Leader: Now come on Maggie, what rules that you have to follow are so bad? How bad are the rules in the car?


Maggie: I’m not allowed to smash my peanut butter cookies in the carpet anymore. I forgot last week again and ohhhhh was my mom mad.


Leader: (under your breath) Umm, it wouldn’t be pretty if I was your mom and you did that in my car.


Maggie: What did you say?


Leader: Never mind. God’s rules are the most important rules we can follow. I have a feeling you’ve been keeping some of his rules and not even really know it.


Maggie: Really, like what?


Leader: For example, the first rule is found in Exodus 20:3 it says “Have no other god’s before me”.  I know that you love Jesus with all of your heart.


Maggie: Yes I do. I can be excited about that rule. That’s easy, piece of cake… or pie or cookie or how about ice cream or…


Leader: Anyway, this is the commandment we are talking about today. Are you ready to listen to the lesson?


Maggie: Ready and willing. With open ears and open heart and open mind and open stomach. Wow, I’m hungry my stomach is hungry. Mr/Ms. ______ do you have any food? I’m hungry.


Leader: No, I don’t have any food for you silly, crazy Maggie. Let’s get into the message.


Maggie: Food, looking for food (Maggie goes down talking about food)


Check out the other skits in the series!

10 commandment skit 1 10 commandment skit 2 10 commandments skit 3
10 commandments skit 4 10 commandments image
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