The Bible tells us that all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God. (Romans 3:23) The word
sin means to miss the mark of perfection. None of us are perfect.
Only God is perfect. We can not get to God by our good works. (Ephesians 2:8-10)
In our game some of the players were able to get closer to the target than
others. Likewise, some of us do more
good things while we live on Earth. But still, all those good things
don't get us close to being perfect like God. We still miss the mark! We still have sin in the way! The good news is that Jesus has made a way! He is our transportation to God! There is no fee, it is a FREE
pass. The Bible says, For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our
If you've never asked Jesus to be your Savior and Forever Friend, you
can do so now. Won't you pray with me? "Dear Jesus, thank you for
dying on the cross to take my punishment for sinning against you.
Thank you for rising from the dead so I can have eternal life in
heaven with God. Help me to trust in you and follow you all the days
of my life. Amen."
Bible says, Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be
(During our closing program we played this game again. Only this time we had a few of the children bring their parents up to play,
Missing The Mark. We had a wonderful time! Weeks later I learned that
one of the children prayed with her parents that night to receive Jesus as the
Lord of her life!)
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