Isaiah 11:10-12 tells us Jesus is a king who came to rescue his people. People expected him to sit on an actual throne, but Jesus is a different kind of king. He brought God’s Kingdom to earth. The problem is, many people didn’t realize Jesus is the promised rescuer because he wasn’t what they expected. Watch the video below to see why God sent Jesus in a surprising way.
Have you ever received a gift that you didn’t expect – or maybe even didn’t think you wanted? If so, share the story with each other. For fun, try to think of all the good things that God has given your family. See how long you can keep going! Chances are, you’ll think of some gifts you never even thought to be thankful for.