Unit 3c: What was Jesus like? How do we describe what someone is like? By how they look: Brown hair Tall Red jumper By what kind of person they are: Funny Sharing Kind Unit 3c: What was Jesus like? Why do you think the pictures vary?
How do we describe what someone is like?
By how they look:
By what kind of person they are:
Why do you think the pictures vary?
What are the artists trying to show us in each picture?
Look at these pictures.
Do you recognise the person in the pictures?
Although there are lots of pictures of Jesus, none of them were made during his lifetime.
The artists who painted pictures of Jesusdidn’t knowwhat he looked like.
Usually, paintings of Jesus tell us what he was like as a person, not what he looked like.
The paintings also tell us what the artist thought or felt about Jesus.
Which of these statements would be made by friends of Jesus, and which by enemies of Jesus?
“Mixes with the wrong people”
“Heals the sick”
“Big headed, says he is a king”
“A kind and generous man”
“Works on the Sabbath when he should be resting”
“Helps those who come to him with problems”
These are symbols which Jesus used to describe himself
“I am the bread of life”
“I am the light of the world”
“I am the good shepherd”
Why do you think Jesus described himself as…
The light of the world
The bread of life
The good shepherd
What do you think these symbols mean?
Look at John 11:25, John 14:6 and John 15:5
Can you find other symbols which Jesus used to describe himself?
Use a writing frame to present the evidence of what Jesus was like
Write down the evidence from:
Your own view
Add a picture of Jesus as a centrepiece, or draw your own