This is the fourth installment of our “Kid’s Lessons” this week . . .
The pastor shows the kids a $20 bill and asks if they would like to have it. Of course, all of the kids give an enthusiastic “Yes!” Then the pastor folds the bill and repeats the question, to which the reply is still “Yes.” The pastor then crumbles the $20 and repeats the question. While the kids still answer “Yes,” maybe they’re not so enthusiastic now. And finally, the pastor takes the crumbled bill, throws it on the floor and stomps on it! He then asks the kids again if they want that $20 bill.
We adults would be thinking, “Of course, I want the $20! It doesn’t matter what it looks like, it still spends the same!”
Isn’t that how God see us . . . that no matter how “crumbled” we are, we are still valuable to him?
When I look at the night sky and see the work of your fingers— the moon and the stars you set in place—what are people that you should think about them, mere mortals that you should care for them? Yet you made them only a little lower than God and crowned them with glory and honor.
Indeed, the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Do not fear; you are more valuable than many sparrows.