Christ and Children from around the World
Gospel Art Picture Kit
Jesus Christ invites all people “to come unto him and partake of his goodness; and he denieth none that come unto him, black and white, bond and free, male and female; and he remembereth the heathen; and all are alike unto God, both Jew and Gentile” (2 Nephi 26:33).
Jesus asks us to “come unto him” for several reasons: (1) He wants us to feel of His great love for us, and He wants to comfort us and help us when we face challenges in life (see Matthew 11:28); (2) He wants us to follow His teachings so we can become “perfect in Christ” (see Moroni 10:32); and (3) He wants us to have faith in His atoning sacrifice so we can have the hope of eternal life (see 3 Nephi 9:14–18).
President Howard W. Hunter explained why opportunities of coming unto Christ must be universal: “This world needs the gospel of Jesus Christ. The gospel provides the only way the world will ever know peace. As followers of Jesus Christ, we seek to enlarge the circle of love and understanding among the people of the earth” (in Conference Report, Oct. 1994, 118–19; or Ensign, Nov. 1994, 88).
Jesus Christ loves all people everywhere, and He wants all of Heavenly Father’s children to be happy. He knows that we will be happy if we learn about Him, follow His example, and share what we know with others.
Artist, Del Parson
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