We talk about Jesus a lot. We talk about him being a kind, gentle, forgiving and generous person. We talk about how Jesus didn’t just talk about these things, but he did them too (he walked the talk).
I then discussed how we feel when people are not being kind, or how we feel when we are not being kind. The children quickly told me that Jesus would forgive me and show me how to be kind. One child said, ‘When people are being mean everything looks grey and gloomy. It’s not happy and colourful.’ (BINGO! Thank you child!).
I then asked if perhaps they thought Jesus was like a light for people to follow and act like. One child looked very confused and reminded me,
“But Miss Rainbow, there was no electricity when Jesus was live. How was he a light?”
The rest of the class then also chimed in, reminding me that there were no iPads, computers, phones or fridges. They completely disagreed that Jesus was a light for others to follow.
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