The Greatest Love Story Ever Told
Dr. Fred Lowery
John 15:13; Romans 3:23; 1 Peter 3:18; John 14:19; 1 Corinthians 15:55-57; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18; Romans 8:11
April 24, 2011
Jeremy was born twisted and his thinking was slow and he was twelve years old but just in the second grade and he began to become so distractive that the teacher felt like she needed to have a meeting with the parents. She met with them and explained to them that Jeremy needed to be in a special school because he was not able to comprehend what the other students could comprehend and he would make noises and often would just stare and that they needed to find a place for him. The parents with tears said we know and we understand but there is no special school anywhere around that we can find that would take Jeremy. He loves that class and he loves you. The teacher was Doris Miller and of course Doris felt that guilt and caring about this boy so she decided to let it continue. And spring came and she gave them an assignment. She told them to take an empty egg, these plastic eggs that we have at Easter time, and put something representing life in that egg and bring them back the next day. So she handed out those nineteen eggs and the next day the eggs were all on her desk and she began to look at them and talk about each one. One had a butterfly, and a flower, all of them had something about life. Then she got to an egg that was empty and you know her heart just fell because she knew that was Jeremy's egg and he hadn't understood. So she skipped it and went on to the last of the eggs and then Jeremy said teacher, teacher you skipped my egg. She said I know Jeremy it was empty. He said it was supposed to be empty the tomb was empty. And she said Jeremy do you understand what happened with Jesus. He said yes He died on the cross, they killed Him, they put Him on a cross and killed Him. And they put Him in a grave, in a tomb and then three days later He came out of that tomb ali ...
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