Tom Gilson

Episode 13: Wisdom in The Bible’s Silence on Jesus’ Childhood

Thinking Christian
Thinking Christian
Episode 13: Wisdom in The Bible's Silence on Jesus' Childhood

Have you ever wondered about Jesus’ childhood? I have! Mary and Joseph knew his miraculous origin, yet they still must have wondered about him. So must his half-brothers and half-sisters. We, too, wonder what it was like. Yet maybe there was wisdom in the Bible’s silence. Maybe we would have been misled to follow Jesus in ways he doesn’t call us to follow him, such as being a craftsman — which not all of us are called to be.

Based on a blog post, “Jesus Was Perfect. That’s Why I’m Glad We Don’t Have a Record of His First Thirty Years,” and also on material in Tom Gilson’s book Too Good to be False: How Jesus’ Incomparable Character Reveals His Reality, available here.

Many who’ve read this book have had their lives lit up for Christ, so I encourage you to see what God does for you through it!

Subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, or Stitcher. And please take a moment to rate the Thinking Christian podcast on your podcast provider of choice. It really helps make this content visible and available to more people. Thank you!


Subscribe here to receive updates and a free Too Good To Be False preview chapter!

"Engaging… exhilarating.… This might be the most surprising and refreshing book you’ll read this year!" — Lee Strobel

"Too Good To Be False is almost too good to be true!" — Josh McDowell

Purchase Here!

More on the book...

Copyright, Permissions, Marketing

Some books reviewed on this blog are attached to my account with Amazon’s affiliate marketing program, and I receive a small percentage of revenue from those sales.

All content copyright © Thomas Gilson as of date of posting except as attributed to other sources. Permissions information here.

Privacy Policy

%d bloggers like this: