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? What are the artists trying to show us in each picture? Look at these pictures. Do you recognise the person in the pictures?
Unit 3c: What was Jesus like? 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.
Unit 3c: What was Jesus like? 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” Enemies Friends “Big headed, says he is a king” “A kind and generous man” Friends Enemies “Works on the Sabbath when he should be resting” “Helps those who come to him with problems” Friends Enemies
Unit 3c: What was Jesus like? 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”
Unit 3c: What was Jesus like? 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?
Unit 3c: What was Jesus like? Use a writing frame to present the evidence of what Jesus was like Write down the evidence from: His friends His enemies Jesus himself Your own view Add a picture of Jesus as a centrepiece, or draw your own