Jesus Helped a Poor Mother
day Jesus met a poor woman who was in trouble. She was weeping bitterly
because her only son had just died. Her
neighbors were now taking his body to be buried, and she was walking
felt sorry for this poor woman. He knew how much she had loved her boy.
He knew how lonely she would feel without him.
He knew how carefully she had watched over him while he lay sick,
and how she had wanted him well. But he had died.
Jesus saw this mother's tears, he said, "Do not weep." He then
stepped up to the men who were carrying the dead body, and they stood
still. All the neighbors and friends of the poor woman stood still, too,
for they knew something wonderful might happen. They had heard about Jesus
before. They knew he had great power.
Now, while they listened, Jesus said to the dead body, "Young
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