An introduction to the New Testament, containing scenes from a nativity. Children talk about what they think Jesus was like. Information is provided on how the New Testament was written to provide a lasting record of his life and teachings, and further information is given about the importance of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John's Gospels.

First broadcast:
23 January 2004

This clip would be suitable for an opening lesson on Christianity or for studies about the New Testament and the Gospels. Children could examine which books they think are important and think about whom and what guides their lives.