A readers drama tells that man's dominion over the physical world is a trust from God, and we need to be good stewards of his creation.
by Jane and Dal Harris, 2007. Permission is granted to modify this script to meet local needs.
Theme: Man’s dominion over the physical world is a trust from God.
Bible References: Genesis 1; Psalm 8
Cast: 2 any age, any gender.
Set: None. A slide show of the beauties of nature would be appropriate.
Time: 3-4 min.
Sample of script:
Reader 1: O, Lord
Reader 2: When I consider your heavens
Reader 1: And the work
Reader 2: Of your fingers
Reader 1: The moon and the stars
Reader 2: Including the sun
Reader 1: Which you have set in place
Reader 2: What is man that you are mindful of him
Reader 1: The son of man
Reader 2: That you care for him?
Reader 1: O Lord
Reader 2: Our Lord,
Reader 1: How majestic is your name
Reader 2: In all the earth
Reader 1: Today is Earth Day.
Reader 2: Then God said, "Let us make man in our image, in our likeness, and let them rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air, over the livestock, over all the earth, [b] and over all the creatures that move along the ground."
Reader 1: We have been given dominion over the Earth and all in it.
Reader 2: So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.
Reader 1: That power is not of our own doing. We are given that dominion by God as a trust from Him.
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