One of the things many Evangelicals like me found difficult is the Catholic habit of showing Jesus as a baby in the arms of Mary. "Jesus is not a baby anymore," goes the complaint. "It was a man, not a child, who died upon the Cross."
True enough. And if the baby imagery leads us to mere sentimentality about the "little Lord Jesus" and not to a mature adult relationship with Jesus, it's a bad thing. But at the same time, there is a reason Scripture itself presents us with pictures of Jesus as an infant and child. For it's "the whole Jesus" — Jesus the baby, Jesus the young boy and Jesus the man — not just Jesus on the Cross, Who is our Savior. Jesus, even as an infant, is doing the work...READ MORE