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presents "See and Do" Series 2
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Ken wished that he could play outside. But he was sick with the chicken pox.
Mother and were watching Amy and her friends play in the yard.
was very sad. He knew he could not go outside until his chicken pox was all gone. The doctor said he had to stay in for three more days.
tried to make happy. "Look at me," she called to , "I am jumping like a rabbit."
But did not smile. He was still sad.
looked up in the tree and saw a squirrel.
"," she called, "Watch me climb the tree. I am a squirrel."
Up and up climbed. But suddenly her foot slipped! Down, down, down she fell!
started to cry. She was scared and her arm hurt, too.
took to see the doctor.
waited and waited for them to come home. It seemed like a long time. When they came home, Amy's arm was in a sling.
"I was trying to make you glad," said to , sitting down on his bed, "and now my arm hurts, and I am sad, too."
"If the Lord Jesus were here on earth, maybe He would make us well," said . "He healed many people when He was here on earth."
"Yes," said , "I wish we could have seen Him."
"We will see the Lord ," said as she poured a glass of milk for and .
"I know that," said sadly, "but we have to wait until after we die to see Him in Heaven."
"Maybe not," said with a smile. "The Lord will come back to the earth again, and it could be any time soon."
"How do we know that He is coming back?" asked .
"We know because the Lord says so in the Bible ," answered . "Before went back to Heaven, He told His disciples that He would go and prepare a place for them. He also told them that He would come again and receive them unto Himself.
"Then one day," continued , "after rose from the dead, He was with His disciples on a mountain. He told them that He was going back to Heaven. Then, as they watched, He went up, up, up into the sky.
"The disciples watched until they could no longer see Him. had gone back to Heaven to be with His Father.
"While the disciples were standing there looking into the sky, two men in shining white clothes appeared to them. The men told them that would come back in the same way that they had seen Him go up to Heaven.
"The tells us that is coming back some day and how it will happen."
"That will be wonderful," said . "Then He can make sick people well."
"Oh," said , " will do something much better than that! The tells us that He will give us brand new bodies, and He will take us to Heaven with Him. We will never be sick again!"
"Does anyone know when is coming back?" asked .
"No, nobody knows when will come back," replied . "That is the reason why it is so important to know that we belong to Him and that we are ready to meet Him whenever He comes back."
"I am so glad that I belong to ," said . "I took Him as my Savior, and He is in my heart."
"I am so glad that He lives in my heart, too," said , "and I can't wait until comes back."
and were no longer sad. They had forgotten about the chicken pox and the hurt arm. They smiled as they finished their milk.
smiled too. She was so thankful that her children belonged to God's family.
All of them were very glad because they knew that some day the Lord would come back and take them to Heaven with Him.
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