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Jesus with a flower, a heartwarming painting of Christ sharing love with a young girl.

I Am a Child of God: Depictions of Christ with Children

There is something truly special about pictures of Christ with children. In today's world, children and teens face a myriad of unique challenges, from family issues to peer pressure and mental health struggles. However, amidst the noise and chaos, inspiring art has the power to remind us of God's unwavering love.

Why are these paintings so special? They remind us that no matter how small or young we may feel, Jesus sees us and cares about us deeply. Seeing Him surrounded by children reminds us that we are all important to Him and that His love is always there for us, no matter what.

In a world where things can sometimes feel scary or confusing, these paintings offer comfort and hope. They remind us that we are never alone and that Jesus is always there to help us through tough times.

Join us as we explore the joy and warmth found in these beautiful paintings. Let's celebrate the love of Jesus and remember that we are all cherished children of God.

Jesus with children of different backgrounds

Encircled in the Arms of His Love by Amy Jones

Jesus surrounded by children in a heartwarming painting.

That Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith; that ye, being rooted and grounded in love, and to know the love of Christ, which passeth knowledge, that ye might be filled with all the fulness of God. - Ephesians 3:17,19

In this bright watercolor artwork of Jesus, He wraps His arms around children of various backgrounds, symbolizing Heavenly Father's boundless love for all His children. Children have an incredible ability to accept others without judgment, reflecting God's unconditional love. 

Let this beautiful artwork serve as a joyful reminder that we are all connected by love, just like the rays of sunlight that brighten each day. His love is like a warm embrace, surrounding us all with comfort and reassurance.

His Hands by Rod Peterson

Jesus blessing children with his hands - a heartwarming depiction of Christ with children, radiating love and compassion.

Remember the worth of souls is great in the sight of God. - Doctrine and Covenants 18:10

Rod Peterson's heartwarming artwork captures Jesus interacting with children from diverse backgrounds, showing that God's love knows no cultural or social boundaries. His focus on the heart echoes the timeless truth that every person is cherished by God.

The Gift by Rod Peterson

Jesus giving a flower to a little girl.

But Jesus called them unto him, and said, Suffer little children to come unto me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God. Verily I say unto you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child shall in no wise enter therein. - Luke 18:16-17

In this touching scene, a young girl presents Jesus with a flower. Jesus's radiant smile reflects His joy in receiving our heartfelt offerings, teaching us the value of sincerity and simplicity. Through this artwork, we are reminded to approach God with childlike faith and innocence, knowing that He welcomes us with open arms.

One by One by Jay Bryant Ward

Jesus surrounded by children in a beautiful painting, depicting Christ with children, a heartwarming artwork of Jesus.

The Lord will give strength unto his people; the Lord will bless his people with peace.

- Psalm 29:11

Jay Bryant Ward skillfully portrays Christ's love for each individual child, capturing the unique personalities and expressions of each one. This artwork of Jesus reminds us that He cares deeply for every soul, regardless of background or circumstance. Each child is precious in His sight, and His love knows no bounds.

Guardian by Kelsy and Jesse Lightweave

Jesus and a little girl walking through a lavender field portraying Christs love for children in beautiful artwork.

Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it. - Proverbs 22:6

Amidst a peaceful lavender field, Jesus walks with a young girl, radiating peace and serenity. This painting is a beautiful reminder that Jesus is our ultimate source of comfort and protection, surrounding us with His love and peace. Like the gentle sunlight filtering through the clouds, His presence brings warmth and hope to our lives.

His Promises Are for All by Haley Miller

Jesus on beach, arms outstretched, rainbow in sky.

The Lord will give strength unto his people; the Lord will bless his people with peace.

- Psalm 29:11

Haley Miller's vibrant depiction of a rainbow reminds us of God's countless promises and assurances. Like the rainbow after the storm (Genesis 9:12-13), God's promises bring hope and renewal to our lives. Let this artwork inspire faith in God's unfailing love and His promises for each and every one of us.

Jesus Comforting Children

I Will Dry Your Tears by Simon Dewey

Christ lovingly interacting with a little girl a beautiful depiction of Jesus with children.

And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes. - Revelations 21:4

In this touching portrayal by Simon Dewey, Jesus's kind expression speaks volumes about His understanding and compassion for the worries and sorrows of young people. It's a reminder that no matter how big or small our concerns are, the Savior is always there to offer comfort and support.

Solace by Mandy Jane Williams

Jesus embracing a young girl symbolizing Christ with children in a heartwarming scene.

Be ye therefore followers of God, as dear children. - Ephesians 5:1

Mandy Jane Williams beautifully captures the sense of warmth and security children find in the arms of the Savior. Her painting reminds us that in times of trouble, Jesus is our source of peace and solace, ready to embrace us with His love and understanding.

Elder Brother by Kelsy and Jesse Lightweave

Jesus holding a child in a field, symbolizing Christ with children, in a serene and beautiful artwork of Jesus.

For whosoever shall do the will of my Father which is in heaven, the same is my brother, and sister, and mother. - Matthew 12:50

In this unique perspective, Kelsy and Jesse Lightweave portray Jesus as a leader and a loving elder brother to children. His presence brings reassurance and protection, reminding us we are never alone in our struggles.

As I Have Loved You by Simon Dewey

Jesus sitting on a bench with two children, portraying Christ's love and compassion for young ones.

This is my commandment, That ye love one another, as I have loved you. - John 15:12

Simon Dewey's painting beautifully illustrates Christ's individual love and care for each child. His gaze is full of tenderness and compassion, offering comfort and reassurance to those who seek Him.

Great in the Sight of God by Annie Henrie Nader

A touching artwork of Jesus holding a child, symbolizing Christ's love for children.

Whosoever therefore shall humble himself as this little child, the same is greatest in the kingdom of Heaven. - Matthew 18:3

This piece by Annie Henrie Nader celebrates the innocence and purity of children in the eyes of God. It reminds us that every child is precious and valued, worthy of love and protection from above.

With Promise by Kelsy and Jesse Lightweave

Woman and child in fall. Scene inspired by Christ with children, pictures of Christ, artwork of Jesus.

Behold, I have graven thee upon the palms of my hands; thy walls are continually before me. - Isaiah 49:15-16

Kelsy and Jesse Lightweave's piece reminds us that every commandment from God comes with a promise of blessings. Even in the face of challenges, we can trust in His unfailing love and provision, just like children trust in their loving Father.

Jesus blessing children

In His Constant Care by Simon Dewey

Jesus cradling a baby, symbolizing love and compassion.

Great are thy tender mercies, O Lord. - Psalms 119:156

Simon Dewey's touching painting shows us the unwavering love and care that Jesus has for each of us. Through this tender depiction of Christ holding a precious baby, we feel reassured that we are always watched over and cherished by the Savior, no matter what challenges we face.

Blessing the Children by Jorge Cocco

Jesus surrounded by people in a church. Christ with children, pictures of Christ, artwork of Jesus.

He took their little children, one by one, and blessed them, and prayed unto the Father for them. - 3 Nephi 17:21

Jorge Cocco's vibrant artwork captures the tender moment when Jesus blesses the children. With bold colors and unique style, Cocco brings to life the warmth and compassion of the Savior, reminding us that we are all loved and valued in the eyes of God.

Gifts by Kelsy and Jesse Lightweave

Jesus and his son in a field, surrounded by children.

In him was life; and the life was the light of men. - John 1:4

In this heartwarming painting, Kelsy and Jesse Lightweave depict Jesus sharing a moment with a young boy. Their artwork serves as a reminder that every act of kindness and sacrifice is seen by the Savior, who promises blessings for our efforts to follow Him.

Jesus Guiding Children

Lead Me, Guide Me by Jay Bryant Ward

Christ and his son strolling in a forest, Christ with children, pictures of Christ, artwork of Jesus.

"Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in thy presence is fullness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore." -Psalms 16:11

Jay Bryant Ward's uplifting artwork of Jesus leading a young boy symbolizes His role as our guide and mentor. Through this artwork, we are encouraged to trust in the Savior's guidance and follow His example in our own lives.

Feed My Sheep by Kelsy and Jesse Lightweave

Jesus with his sheep in a field, surrounded by children.

Lord, thou knowest all things; thou knowest that I love thee. Jesus saith unto him, Feed my sheep. - John 21:17

Kelsy and Jesse Lightweave's joyful painting captures the essence of Jesus' love and care for His flock. Through their artwork, we are reminded of the Savior's call to serve and minister to others, especially the most vulnerable among us.

My Young Shepherd by Kelsy and Jesse Lightweave

Artwork of Jesus leading his sheep on a hill, symbolizing his care and guidance for his followers.

I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd giveth his life for the sheep. - John 10:11

Lightweave's inspiring painting portrays Jesus and a young shepherd boy, symbolizing the importance of children in God's kingdom. Through this artwork, we are encouraged to embrace our role as disciples and share the love of Christ with those around us.

Kindred by Kelsy and Jesse Lightweave

Jesus in a field surrounded by sheep, showcasing his role as a shepherd.

The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. - Psalm 23:1-2

In this serene depiction, Kelsy and Jesse Lightweave capture the peaceful harmony of Jesus' presence. Through their artwork, we are reminded of the unity and love that binds us together as children of God, regardless of our differences.

Halls of Wisdom by Kelsy and Jesse Lightweave

Jesus walking with sheep through a serene wooded landscape.

I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in truth. - 3 John 1:4

Kelsy and Jesse Lightweave's enlightening painting invites us to seek wisdom and understanding from the Lord. Through their artwork, we are encouraged to embrace learning as a path to spiritual growth and a deeper connection with God.

Children of the Light by Joseph Brickey

Jesus reading to children in a painting, Christ with children, pictures of Christ, artwork of Jesus.

Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life. - John 8:12

Joseph Brickey's illuminating painting reflects the transformative power of Jesus' teachings. Through his artwork, we are reminded that the light of Christ brings hope and healing to all who seek Him, guiding us on the path of righteousness.

Salt of the Earth by Kelsy and Jesse Lightweave

Jesus sitting in a field with two children, a serene and loving scene of Christ with children in beautiful artwork.

Ye are the salt of the earth…Ye are the light of the world…Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven. - Matthew 5:13-15

In this symbolic painting, Kelsy and Jesse Lightweave remind us of our role as disciples of Christ. Through their artwork, we are encouraged to be a source of light and goodness in the world, preserving the values of the gospel and spreading love to all.

Men of Galilee by Simon Dewey

Jesus sitting with children on a beach, boats in the background.

Watch ye, stand fast in the faith... like men, be strong. - Corinthians 16:13

Through Simon Dewey's portrayal of Jesus with two small boys, we are reminded of the Savior's influence in shaping the character and integrity of our young people, inspiring us to emulate His example of love and compassion.

Find your favorite pictures of Christ at Altus Fine Art

As you are searching for tender depictions of Christ with children, let Altus Fine Art be your guide. Our curated collection offers timeless reminders of God's love and compassion, beautifully captured in each artwork. 

Whether you seek inspiration for yourself or wish to share the comfort of divine love with others, Altus Fine Art's pieces are the perfect choice. Embrace the warmth and healing power of these artworks as you navigate life's challenges, knowing that you are truly a child of God.

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