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All Are Welcome

2nd to 5th grade 

Session 1

Mark 10:13-16

Matthew 19:13-15 or Luke 18:16



13 People brought their small children to Jesus so that he could lay his hands on them to bless them. But the followers told the people to stop bringing their children to him. 14 Jesus saw what happened. He did not like his followers telling the children not to come. So he said to them, “Let the little children come to me. Don’t stop them, because God’s kingdom belongs to people who are like these little children. 15 The truth is, you must accept God’s kingdom like a little child accepts things, or you will never enter it.” 16 Then Jesus held the children in his arms. He laid his hands on them and blessed them.   Mark 10:13-16

1. Why do you think Jesus welcomed the little children?
2. How do you think the children felt? 
3.How would you feel?
4. What does this tell us about Jesus?

Thank you Jesus for loving and welcoming the little children.  Thank you for welcoming me.  You lift me in love and set me on the path of life in your kingdom. Amen.

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