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    A Little Boy’s Explanation of God — Fabulous!!!- Out of the mouths of
    the Babies–
    I certainly don’t think an adult could explain this more beautifully!


    It was written by an 8-year-old named Danny Dutton, who lives in Chula
    Vista , CA . He wrote it for his third grade homework assignment, to
    “explain God.” I wonder if any of us could have done as well?
    [ …. and he had such an assignment, in California , and someone
    published it, I guess miracles do happen ! … ]

    “One of God’s main jobs is making people. He makes them to replace the
    ones that die, so there will be enough people to take care of things on
    earth. He doesn’t make grownups, just babies. I think because they are
    smaller and easier to make. T hat way he doesn’t have to take up his
    valuable time teaching them to talk and walk. He can just leave that to
    mothers and fathers.”

    “God’s second most important job is listening to prayers. An awful lot of
    this goes on, since some people, like preachers and things, pray at times
    beside bedtime. God doesn’t have time to listen to the radio or TV
    because of this. Because he hears everything, there must be a terrible
    lot of noise in his ears, unless he has thought of a way to turn it off.”

    “God sees everything and hears everything and is everywhere which keeps
    Him pretty busy. So you shouldn’t go wasting his time by going over your
    mom and dad’s head asking for something they said you couldn’t have.”

    “Atheists are people who don’t believe in God. I don’t think there are
    any in Chula Vista . At least there aren’t any who come to our church.”

    “Jesus is God’s Son. He used to do all the hard work, like walking onwater and performing miracles and trying to teach the people who didn’t
    want to learn about God. They finally got tired of him preaching to them
    and they crucified him But he was good and kind, like his father, and he
    told his father that they didn’t know what they were doing and to forgive
    them and God said O.K.”

    “His dad (God) appreciated everything that he had done and all his hard
    work on earth so he told him he didn’t have to go out on the road
    anymore. He could stay in heaven. So he did. And now he helps his dad out
    by listening to prayers and seeing things which are important for God to
    take care of and which ones he can take care of himself without having to
    bother God. Like a secretary, only more important.”

    “You can pray anytime you want and they are sure to help you because they
    got it worked out so one of them is on duty all the time.”

    “You should always go to church on Sunday because it makes God happy, an d
    if there’s anybody you want to make happy, it’s God!

    Don’t skip church to do something you think will be more fun like going
    to the beach. This is wrong. And besides the sun doesn’t come out at the
    beach until noon anyway.”

    “If you don’t believe in God, besides being an atheist, you will be very
    lonely, because your parents can’t go everywhere with you, like to camp,
    but God can. It is good to know He’s around you when you’re scared, in
    the dark or when you can’t swim and you get thrown into real deep water
    by big kids.”

    “But…you shouldn’t just always think of what God can do for you. I
    figure God put me here and he can take me back anytime he pleases.

    And…that’s why I believe in God.”



    [color=darkblue:38xovc38]There is a nice kid at my work that does not believe in God. When I bring the subject up, he looks at me like I’m loony or wacky. It amazes me how these kids are so away from God. There is lack of education on God with a lot of kids out their. It’s truely sad to see and I pray that God will save them still.[/color:38xovc38]


    Andres Ortiz

    A great chance for evangelization, Michael!

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