The bad men have taken Jesus up the hill and have nailed His hands and His feet on these big pieces of wood so that He will die after a while. Can you think what it would be like if you were hanging there with nails through your hands? Oh, what a terrible thing they are doing to Jesus! Do you know hwy Jesus was nailed there? It is because He loves you and me. You and I have done bad things and God should punish us. But God doesn’t want to do that because He loves us. God sent His dear Son Jesus who wanted to be punished for us. In this picture you can see Jesus being punished for your sins by dying there on the cross. That is how much Jesus loves you. He died for you. (John 19:16-24)
Taylor, Kenneth N., The Bible In Pictures for Little Eyes (Moody Press, 1956) .
If you are looking for a family devotional book for you and your young children, this is a great overview of the Bible. We have the old edition, and now there is this new one. It was recommended to me by a good friend, Martha Hartog, and it …