We began todays lesson thinking about who you'd expect Jesus to choose to become one of his disciples, we all thought it would be good, kind people.
After listening to the story of Matthew the Tax Collector (Matthew 9:9–13), we found out that Jesus actually chose people we wouldn't expect! We decided that Jesus chose Matthew because he could see the good in him, and after spending time with Jesus, Matthew became a good disciple sharing Gods word. We found out that these stories are part of the ‘Gospel’ of Jesus, meaning ‘good news’. Here are some of our illustrations of part of the story;