|Picture Bible Story For Kids - Jesus' Parable Of The Lost Sheep and Let The Children Come To Me
|CHILDREN TURNED AWAY
And the people were bringing their
children to Jesus, so that he might put
his hands on them: but when the
disciples saw it, they said sharp words
|DISCIPLES ARE REBUKED
But Jesus sent for them, saying, "Let
the children come to me, and do not
keep them away, for of such is the
kingdom of heaven."
Let it not seem to you that one of
these little ones is of no value; for I
say to you that in heaven their angels
see at all times the face of my Father in heaven.
The flock of the good shepherd in this
story is 100. The shepherd knows each
one by name.
He makes sure they are all safely in the
sheepfold each night. 96, 97, 98, 99, "OH
NO! One is missing"!
If a man has a hundred sheep, and one
of them has gone wandering away, will
he not let the ninety-nine be, and go to
the mountains in search of the
The shepherd searches long and far
risking the danger until he finds his lost sheep.
And when the shepherd comes across his lost sheep,
he has more joy over it than over the ninety-nine which
have not gone out of the way. Even so it is not the
pleasure of your Father in heaven for one of these little
ones to come to destruction.