Bible: Luke 2:42-51

2:42 When 1  he was twelve years old, 2  they went up 3  according to custom. 2:43 But 4  when the feast was over, 5  as they were returning home, 6  the boy Jesus stayed behind in Jerusalem. His 7  parents 8  did not know it, 2:44 but (because they assumed that he was in their group of travelers) 9  they went a day’s journey. Then 10  they began to look for him among their relatives and acquaintances. 11  2:45 When 12  they did not find him, they returned to Jerusalem 13  to look for him. 2:46 After 14  three days 15  they found him in the temple courts, 16  sitting among the teachers, 17  listening to them and asking them questions. 2:47 And all who heard Jesus 18  were astonished 19  at his understanding and his answers. 2:48 When 20  his parents 21  saw him, they were overwhelmed. His 22  mother said to him, “Child, 23  why have you treated 24  us like this? Look, your father and I have been looking for you anxiously.” 25  2:49 But 26  he replied, 27 Why were you looking for me? 28  Didn’t you know that I must be in my Father’s house? 29  2:50 Yet 30  his parents 31  did not understand 32  the remark 33  he made 34  to them. 2:51 Then 35  he went down with them and came to Nazareth, 36  and was obedient 37  to them. But 38  his mother kept all these things 39  in her heart. 40 

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