in God, but we have never gotten into organized religion.
I didn't have our son, Michael, enrolled in Sunday school
as a child. We never talked about religion, God, Jesus, etc.
to him or anyone else.
was about two-and-a-half or three, he walked out of his room
one day, came into the living room and started telling me
all this stuff about Jesus. It was basically about Joseph,
Mary, their trip, Jesus' teachings, his dying on the cross
and coming back to life. All kinds of things he couldn't have
known since he wasn't in pre-school and couldn't have overheard
it from any of our friends.
him how he knew all this. He said matter-of-factly, "Jesus
told me," like it was something that happens everyday.
It floored me when he told me Jesus was the one who told him
all this information. He didn't even know who Jesus was before
that, didn't even know that name. I think Christ wanted him
to know about him, and my husband and I weren't doing our
job of teaching him about the spiritual life. Jesus decided
to do it for us. Needless to say, I immediately enrolled him
in a Sunday school.
to the classes very well. This happened many years ago. He
definitely believes in God and Jesus even though we had never
taught him anything about any of this. He went from not knowing
anything about Jesus to being a believer.
the one and only time he has ever mentioned anything like
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