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John the Baptist Activity Center
Ater the play, we’ll have one o John the Baptist’s avorite snacks,grasshoppers and honey!
[Use this line to cue the actor playing John the Baptist to enter and/or walk to the ront o the room. Ten say:]
Here comes John the Baptist now. All together now, let’sask him, “What should we do?”
What should we do?
I you have two coats, give one to someone who has none.
I you have ood, you should share that too.
eacher, I am a tax collector. What should I do?
Don’t make people pay more than they owe.
What about me? I am a soldier. What do I have to do?
Don’t be a bully. Be satised with your pay. Stop orcingpeople to pay you money to make you leave them alone.
Everyone became excited and wondered i John wasthe promised Messiah. Now, let’s ask him, “Are you theMessiah?”
Are you the Messiah?
I am only baptizing with water; someone more powerul isgoing to come.
I am not good enough even to untie his sandals.
He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and with re.
In many diferent ways, John preached the Good News tothe people. o celebrate John the Baptist, let’s all sing thesong we learned:
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