Lift Up Your Eyes

Modern Christmas re-imagining of the story of the prodigal son. The Father loves you, precious child. Will you lift up your eyes to Him?

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Description

Christ loves you, precious child - will you lift up your eyes?

In this modern re-telling of the prodigal son, the eyes tell the story. The child's eyes are always looking down or around for something to bring her joy. She wants the gift but not the giver.

But her gift ends up in a river. She's fallen, filthy and messed up. As she walks home, eyes downcast in shame, she wonders what will she find when she returns. 

But her grandfather opens the door, smiles and lifts her eyes. He loves her, forgives her, cleans up her mess and covers her shame. The message of Christmas is one of the God in heaven who loves us, made us and gave us good gifts - and then sent his Son so we could come home. Jesus covers our shame so we can lift our eyes to heaven and know him this Christmas. 

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Possible Discussion Questions

  • If there is a God in heaven who loves us, do you think we ever behave like the girl in our story?
  • How did you feel about the behaviour of the grandfather?

Credits

Produced by Co-Mission

Co-Mission is a church planting movement united by Jesus’ “great commission” to make disciples of all nations for him in London. Co-Mission works together with other evangelical churches to reach the unreached for Christ.

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