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Dewey, Ralph: Dewey's Gospel Balloon Routines #1
Plan of Salvation
©1977 by Ralph Dewey; Published by Ralph Dewey
14pp, Paper, Stapled
Gospel Balloon Routines 1

Comments: Short book provides patter for a balloon animal Gospel lesson on salvation. It does not include how to make the animals, though, other than simple line drawings of the finished figures. For this, you need "Dewey's New Balloon Animals".


1 Part I: Animal Stories
1 Bee a Christian, Don't Forget (elephant), No Lion
2 Kirby the Napping Turtle: story
2 Don't Horse Around
3 Sparkling Rock:  story with Squirrel balloon
4 Don't Monkey Around
4 The Scorpions' Birthday Party: story
4 Dog and Beagle on a Bike: and ideas on routining
5 Plus balloons with Gospel slogans

5 Part II: Plan of Salvation sandwiched between balloon object lessons
5 Plan of Salvation: God Loves Us: Eph 2: 4-5; We're Sinners: Rom 3:23; Penalty of Sin: Rom 6:23; Without God you go nowhere Matt 16:26
6 Slow Spiral Balloon
7 Plan of Salvation continued: Jesus Died for Us: 1 Cor 15:3, Matt 20:28; We can have everlasting life: Rom 8:6
8 Pincushion trick: balloon doesn't pop
8 Plan of Salvation continued: Believe: John 3:16; Ask for Forgiveness: Acts 2:38; Turn from Sin: Acts 26:18
9 Balloon Snip Trick: ends of balloon are cut off, but it doesn't deflate
9 Plan of Salvation continued: Emphasise Jesus Control Eph 4:22-24; Changed Life: 2 Cor 5:17
9 Color Change Trick: Balloon is "popped" but changes color instead
10 Plan of Salvation continued: Spread Good News to Others: Matt 28: 19-20
10 Slow Rocket: a "slow" and "fast" propelled balloon
11 Final ideas on presentation
14 Gospel Balloon Illusion: Cut and restored balloon