"Your father and I have been very worried."
Every year Jesus' parents
Three days later they found Jesus sitting in the temple, listening to the teachers and asking them questions. Everyone who heard him was surprised at how much he knew and at the answers he gave.
When his parents found him, they were amazed. His mother said, "Son, why have you done this to us? Your father and I have been very worried, and we have been searching for you!"
Jesus answered, "Why did you have to look for me? Didn't you know that I would be in my Father's house?" But they did not understand what he meant.
Jesus went back to
Jesus became wise, and he grew strong. God was pleased with him and so were the people.
Contemporary English Version The Holy Bible (New York , NY: American Bible Society 1995)