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A Picture of the Gospel

Dannah Gresh: Mary Kassian explains a stick-figure picture her five-year-old son drew for her many years ago.

Mary Kassian: My three sons and myself were in the water, and it was a treacherous situation. We were being overcome with waves. 

On the drawing, you can see that my one son is going under; he has an unhappy look on his face, he’s going “oomph gurgle.” The other son is going under as well, and I am struggling. I have a very unhappy look on my face.

But my son Jonathan has a big smile on his face, and he’s calling out, “Help!” I asked him to explain the picture, and he said, “Well, we’re all drowning.” Oh, and then you see over on the pier Daddy, holding the cat, and Johnny has a big smile on his face because he’s calling out, “Help,” and what Daddy is saying in his …

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About the Teacher

Mary Kassian

Mary Kassian

Mary Kassian is an award-winning author, an internationally renowned speaker, and a frequent guest on Revive Our Hearts. She has written more than a dozen books and Bible studies including Conversation Peace and The Right Kind of Strong. … read more …

About the Host

Dannah Gresh

Dannah Gresh

Dannah Gresh is the co-host of Revive Our Hearts podcast and the founder of True Girl, a ministry dedicated to providing tools to help moms and grandmas disciple their 7–12-year-old girls. She has authored over twenty-eight books, including a Bible … read more …