Monday, March 4, 2013

become like children

Good morning friends,
Today's reading is a great picture of Jesus and children. There's threat and promise here for us.

God bless,

Matthew 18:1-6, 10-14
At that time the disciples came to Jesus and asked, “Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” 2He called a child, whom he put among them, 3and said, “Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. 4Whoever becomes humble like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven. 5Whoever welcomes one such child in my name welcomes me. 6“If any of you put a stumbling block before one of these little ones who believe in me, it would be better for you if a great millstone were fastened around your neck and you were drowned in the depth of the sea.

10“Take care that you do not despise one of these little ones; for, I tell you, in heaven their angels continually see the face of my Father in heaven. 12What do you think? If a shepherd has a hundred sheep, and one of them has gone astray, does he not leave the ninety-nine on the mountains and go in search of the one that went astray? 13And if he finds it, truly I tell you, he rejoices over it more than over the ninety-nine that never went astray. 14So it is not the will of your Father in heaven that one of these little ones should be lost.

1 comment:

  1. you have amazing posts. They are truly centered and based on the word of God. This site is a great place to come and get a refreshing word. It helps keep us in perspective. I enjoy how God uses His chosen vessels in such a way. He says that we are to be like children. Blessings to you