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Oct 21, 2017

My God's More Awesome

Brief: a puppet show for a Children's church on the theme 'God is Awesome"
Performance: Castle Hill Seventh-day Adventist Church - Oct 21, 2017

Note: where possible, the puppeteer for ‘Onlooker’ needs to look/dress similar to each other.

Bragger 2: Wow, it's dry out there, it hasn't rained for weeks!

Bragger 1: You know, the God I believe in is so awesome He can make it rain ANY time He wants to.

Bragger 2: Yeah, well MY God is so awesome He can make it rain any time He wants to AND can also make fire come down from the sky.

Bragger 3: Really? Well MY God is so awesome He can make it rain any time, bring fire from the sky AND make the sun stop if He wants to.

Bragger 4: Well MY God is so awesome He can make it rain water or fire, stop the sun AND cause the stars to fall.

Bragger 5: My God is so awesome He can not only make it rain water or fire, stop the sun and cause the stars to fall, but He ALSO created this whole earth... [smugly]  just by speaking!

Bragger 1,2,3,4: Yeah, well mine too!

Bragger 1: Well MY God is so awesome He sees everything that is going on in the world.

Bragger 2: Well MY God is so awesome He sees everything going on in the world AND knows everything there is to know!

Bragger 3: Oh really? Well MY God is so awesome He sees everything and knows everything there is to know AND can do anything that can be done.

Bragger 4: That’s nothing, MY God is so awesome He sees everything and knows everything and can do anything AND can be everywhere at once.

Bragger 5: Yeah, well, MY God is so awesome He sees everything AND knows everything AND can do anything AND can be everywhere AAAAND has existed forever and will never die.

Bragger 1,2,3,4: Yeah, well mine too!

Bragger 1: Well MY God is so awesome he’s making a place called Heaven to take ME home to.

Bragger 2: Well MY God is so awesome he’s making a place called Heaven to take me home to AND I can live there forever... without dying.

Bragger 3: Well MY God is so awesome he’s making a place called Heaven I can live in forever without dying AND he’s going to bring my family and friends who want to be there too.

Bragger 4: Well MY God is so awesome he’s making a place called Heaven I can live in forever without dying and with all my family and friends AND I’ll be so healthy I’ll no longer need an operator. [everyone looks down at puppets puppeteer slowly]

Bragger 5: Well MY God is so awesome he’s making a place called Heaven I can live in forever without dying AND with all my family and friends, I’ll have full perfect health AND it’s all a free gift, I don’t need to do ANYTHING because he sent his son to die for me and all I need to do is accept this free gift.  

[ silence for a count of 5]

Bragger 1,2,3,4: Yeah, well mine too! [everyone speaking at once: “my gods more powerful than yours though, no he’s not, yes he is you’ve never seen a God like mine.]

Onlooker: STOP IT!!!! STOP IT!!!!   QUIET!!!!!!!!   
Look [talks to bragger 1 first] Is YOUR God the Awesome God of the Holy Bible?

Bragger 1: Yes?

Onlooker: And is YOUR God the Awesome God of the Holy Bible?

Bragger 2: Yes?

Onlooker: And is YOUR God the Awesome God of the Holy Bible?

Bragger 3: Yes?

Onlooker: And YOURS too?

Bragger 4: Yes?

Onlooker: And YOURS?

Bragger 5: Yes?

Onlooker: Don’t you see!? Yyou all have the SAME... AWESOME.... GOD!!!!

[silence for 2 seconds, Onlooker pants exhausted]

Bragger 1,2,3,4, 5: AWESOME!   [ all braggers muttering ] He’s right, good point, well that’s good news, what a relief, phew (etc)]

Bragger 1: [to Onlooker] Hey, my awesome God can help you with your anger problems.

Bragger 2: Yeah well, MY awesome God can help you with your anger problems AND your hair loss...

[onlooker faints]

Bragger 3: Well, MY awesome God can help your anger and hair loss AND help with your inner ear balance issues

Bragger 4: Well, MY awesome God could resuscitate you in an instant by breathing in your nostrils!

[goes to breathe into onlookers nostrils, which makes hip jump up and begin to hold off a sneeze }

Bragger 5: Oh, MY awesome God could resuscitate you AAAAAAND even turn you into a real person....

[Onlooker sneezes, throwing his body down out of site, and then the puppeteer stands up, shakes head, looks at real hands and smiles, other puippets can comment, “hey that was cool’  then puppeteer and puppets all walk down fake stairs along with all the other puppets exiting like all the puppets did upon exit]

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