Bible Texts:

 John 1:29-42


Children's Bible Story sources:

"The Lamb of God," Spark Story Bible, p.246



Children's Story Resources

The Missing Piece Meets the Big O by Shel Silverstein

A sad, lonely missing piece thinks it must find something else in order to be whole. After it meets the Big O, it takes on difficult challenges to become whole on its own.


How these stories are connected:  The Big O and Jesus both change the lives of others by challenging them and showing them possibilities they never considered. The changes  made by following their examples lead to joy and fulfillment.


Questions about The Missing Piece Meets the Big O:

     Why was the missing piece lonely?

     What did the Missing Piece want the Big O to do?

     How did the Big O change the Missing Piece’s life?


Questions about the Bible story:

     What do you think people were doing before Jesus came?

     Why was John so excited to see Jesus?

     Why do you think he called him the Lamb of God?


Questions about our lives:

     What does Jesus want to change in our lives?

     How does Jesus change our lives?



Dear Jesus, thank you for being our Lamb of God and for wanting to make our lives happy and healthy. Help us to be good to each other. Amen.