Godly Play I, II & III: Faces of Easter V
Jesus went throughout Galilee, teaching in their Synagogues, proclaiming the good news of the kingdom, and healing every disease and sickness among the people. Matthew 4:23
Summary: Today’s story focuses on Jesus as Parable-Maker and Healer. In the words of Godly Play, “His work was to come close to people…when Jesus came close to people, they changed.”
I Wonder…: what Jesus thought about his work? what the blind man thought when he was able to see? what was so important about Jesus’ parables and healings? what sort of people Jesus came close to? what about today…who does Jesus come close to? how you know that?
Additional Followup: Go back through some of the accounts of Jesus’ miracle and parables in Scripture. Ask your kids to tell a parable or miracle to you!