Thursday, February 5, 2009

Gospel As Explained by a Four-Year-Old With a Little Loaves and Fishes Thrown In

Jesus died on the cross. So, He died on a cross for our sins. The sun was dead. Jesus died on a cross. And then Jesus wanted to have some candy but He couldn't make the candy. He couldn't make anything because He was gone on the cross. Don't worry. He's gonna get alive, mommy. And then He got alive and He can make the candy and corn and the weeds. He maked everything for us. He wanted to die on the cross. No wonder He wanted to die on the cross. We are his children. He is bigger than us. No wonder we call him 'Jesus who died on a cross!' He is so big! He can reach the Bible study and He can reach everything. The only thing that He couldn't reach was the sun because the sun was hiding in the clouds. And then Jesus saw the sun and He knew where the sun was. But there was storms and rain and He carried the cross but He was alive. But He didn't have a middle name. What's His middle name mommy? And off He goed to his journey but first He said to all his children and He said "Come, I will save you. I died on a cross." And He got home to His journey home and then they saw that He was alive. Children and people were happy. But they needed food. A little boy passed by. "Hi, I am Joseph. I come. I am a little small boy. Do you want fish and bread." Jesus said, "I have lots of people here. How can I do that with not lots of food and lots of fish and lots of bread." The little boy said, "Well, you can break it in half of course." "Oh ,yes, I will break it in half," said Jesus.


Tracy said...

Thanks Joni! I love "How can I do that..."... "Well, you can break it in half of course" Out of the mouths of babes!
Sometimes I need a little "breaking in half," so Jesus can do something amazing!
take care my friend-you are in my prayers.

The Cornwell Family said...

Very precious!!! Isn't that what it is all about!

Annette said...

So cute!!

Anonymous said...

That reminds me of a little girl who used to always finish the story of Jonah by saying that "And the big fish spit Jonah out in to the sandbox!"
I love your kids and their stories!

Ann Kroeker said...

Just this morning, our pastor said that he has his son (now a teen) on tape as a wee one after VBS. The dad said, "What did you learn at VBS today?"

"We memorized Genesis 1:1. 'In the beginning, God so loved the world He sent his only begotten son...'"

Thanks for sharing this window into your world!

Cindy said...

Oh my! How sweet! Jesus understood every bit of it!!

Joni said...


The other Joni. :)