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Rev Robert Fuller

Part 9 Stories of Jesus as a Child


    Part 9 Stories of Jesus as a Child

             I have been asked several times if there are any stories about Christ as a young child. The answer is yes, they exist in Gnostic writing's, below is one such story, it is found in what has become known as "The Infancy Gospel of Thomas" From the Apocryphal New Testament.

             The term Apocrypha is used with various meanings, including "hidden", "esoteric", "spurious", and "Christian texts that are not canonical".

             The word is originally Greek (ἀπόκρυφα) and means "those having been hidden away" Anyway with that brief introduction here is one such story.

             1 And after some time there was work of building. And there came a great tumult, and Jesus arose and went thither: and he saw a man lying dead, and took hold of his hand and said: Man, I say unto thee, arise and do thy work. And immediately he arose and worshipped him. 2 And when the multitude saw it, they were astonished, and said: This young child is from heaven: for he hath saved many souls from death, and hath power to save them all his life long.

             There are many such stories written, as to their validity, this is between you and your creator. 

                                                                                             Rev Robert Fuller