Let's meet a family who brought their children to see Jesus.Listen Now
Then people brought little children to Jesus for him to place his hands on them and pray for them. But the disciples rebuked them.Matthew 19:13
Did you know that Jesus loves children? Let's meet a family who brought their children to see Jesus.
(Brief music transition)
In a small house in a small town in Galilee, a Jewish family was eating dinner together.
(Family dinner sounds)
I heard some interesting news today. The Teacher, the Man they call Jesus, is traveling through this area, not far from here.
Oh, I have heard so many stories about Him. He healed a blind beggar man and a man who could not walk. He even raised a little girl from the dead.
Yes, I have heard these stories too. But, I have also heard that He is a teacher and tells stories about the kingdom of God. I would love to hear Him talk.
So would I. Should we go to see tomorrow? We can walk and take some food with us.
What about our children?
Actually, I was hoping that we could bring our children with and that Jesus would bless them?
That is a wonderful idea. Let's do it. Let's take our children and go to see Jesus tomorrow. We will listen to His stories and watch as He heals people. We will also ask Jesus to bless our children and ask God to look upon our children with kindness.
The next day the family packed up and set out to meet Jesus.
(Sounds of people walking and greeting each other)
Oh my, it looks like we are not the only ones from our village going to see Jesus.
Yes, half of our village seems to be walking with us.
I see you've brought all of your children. We also have our children with us so that they may be blessed by Jesus.
I can see Jesus up ahead. I cannot believe how excited I am. Oh, children, can you see Jesus?
(Sounds of people seeing Jesus up ahead.)
Oh, excuse me, you are one of Jesus' disciples, aren't you?
Yes, I'm helping Jesus. Jesus is here to preach about the kingdom of God. Wait, where are you going with all of those children? Why did you bring babies out here?
We have brought our children with us so that we may ask Jesus to place His hands on them. We want Jesus to ask God to watch out for them.
No, our Master has so much work to do. So many people are coming, asking things of Him. We need to protect Him so that he does not wear Himself out. Our master Jesus has no time for babies. Take these children home. Now, go!
(Sounds of crowd murmuring)
Please, we have come all this way for our children's sake. We only want Jesus to bless them. Please do not turn us away.
He has no time for little ones. Take your children home.
When Jesus saw what the disciples were doing He said:
Let all of the little children come to Me. Don't keep them away. God's kingdom belongs to people like them. Anyone who will not receive God's kingdom like a little child will never enter it.
Jesus took the time to touch every single baby and child that had been brought to him. He blessed all of the children by telling them of the great love God has for them.
If you want to read more about the blessings Jesus brings to us, read the book of Matthew in the New Testament part of your Bible.
Bible Source: Holy Bible, New International Reader's Version, A Bible for Kids,
Zondervan Publishing House, 1999.
Create your own “Promise Coupons” and give the gift of service this Christmas season.
Here's a great Christmas song to share!
It's a dirty job, but some lizard's got to do it. A song from Kids Corner.
Here's a song about learning to serve others. Download it for free.
Have you ever been so desperate that you just didn't know what to do? Meet Jairus, a very worried father.
Come meet some very good friends who helped a paralyzed man meet Jesus.
Let's meet a family who brought their children to see Jesus.
How can a five loaves of bread and two fish feed 5000 people?
Have you ever met anyone that reminded you of Jesus? Come meet Dorcas.
Has the message of God's love ever amazed you so much that you could feel your heart changing within you? Then you should meet Lydia.
Ye Lords and Ladies! At a Medieval fair, Liz and the gang desire to be fighting knights and powerful royalty. Alas, servanthood awaits them instead. How will Liz, Lucille and Julia fare as they serve King Arthur and the Black Knight and try to win the Seat of Honor!
Grandpa and Liz are on a treasure hunt! They’re following clues left behind by Grandpa’s childhood friend. What’s the next clue—and what treasure is hidden somewhere in Terrene?
What's the best way to get a job done well? It's time for Clubhouse Theater with the story of Herculiz!
Clubhouse Theater presents the story of Esther. Who is she in the Bible and why is she so important?
Clubhouse Theater presents the story of Esther. How can she save God's people? Will she give the ultimate sacrifice?
Liz and the gang's Clubhouse Theater presents the story of Gideon. Who is he in the Bible? How did God call him?
It’s time to rally the troops! Chamy needs everyone’s help. It’s up to Liz and Lucille and the gang to cheer her up after her parents’ divorce. But how exactly do you do that?
Chance Calhoun and the Rodeo are in town! Liz wonders what it takes to be a true cowboy. Is it all glory or might he have to get a little dirty?
Morrie is convinced that he is not good at anything … until the class takes an aptitude test. Boy, is he and all the class surprised by the results
Liz and Lucille are drawn into a super adventure story with two caped crime fighters. Giant challenges abound as Liz and Lucille work to accomplish their own humongous mission. Can the story of a little boy and five stones help everyone to get the job done?
Liz can’t wait to prove he’s a hero. What does he have to do before he can go to Caiman City?
It's a hero's homecoming! Liz returns from his adventure. Will anybody notice?
Liz finally makes the football team, but that just the start of his problems. Will he be able to stick with it or he going to have to quit the team?
Liz and Lucille are trying to get the perfect gift for one another—with surprising results. And how can Scooter demonstrate a giving spirit when he meets a lizard without a home?
When Liz and Spike ask tough questions about Christianity, Grandpa responds by giving them an adventure map to follow. Why a map? How does this map help answer questions about following Jesus?
The greatest movie ever made! That’s Liz’s goal. Looks like it will be another disaster unless Lucille comes to the rescue. Check out this episode for the best action-adventure-romance-sci-fi-western ever made!
Liz has a secret message to decode: “To get your clue, go forward two, but to get it done, go back one.”
Liz continues his adventure in the X-Monsters game.
Liz discovers that in order to defeat his enemy, he must give up all his weapons. Is he willing to do what it takes to win the battle?
The birth of Jesus as seen through the eyes of Mary.
Most of us like to think we can do things on our own. But a little help can be a big help sometimes. Liz and his friends learn to give—and receive—help from each other.
What is perseverance and how does it fit in a christian's life? It's story time in Terrene as Grandpa tells tales about the importance of determination.
Spike and Cole's pizza business is booming, and Chef Boy R Liz wants to join the team! Meanwhile Lucille tries to teach the gang what it means to blessed and how to be a blessing.
Look out! A racing team has invited Liz to join them. But when Liz is assigned to clean up the garage and arrange the tools, he’s disappointed that he's not an important part of the team!
Are Scooter and the gang too young to help when a big storm does some major damage to Terrene? Olivia returns and needs some answers of her own. Grandpa Anole becomes the center of the storm as the KC crew faces their futures!
During Christmas, Liz and Lucille try to help the Knight family. But what secret are the Knights not telling them?
Can he do it? Will Liz unravel the clues and achieve the highest reptile honor?
The Show must go on as Liz and his friends put on three one-act plays – "It’s Not My Fault", "It’s Not My Job", and "It’s Not My Talent".
Liz finds himself lost in the middle of his own X-Monsters adventure. How can he use his skill and knowledge to survive in this video game world?
Liz decides to adopt an “I don’t care” attitude when he gets a bad grade. What can Grandpa do to help him change his attitude?