Here I am..

June 19, 2010 at 6:45 pm (Uncategorized)

contemplating. And reading. Humblness. Selflessness.

Matthew Chapter 18 this morning showed me about the former.

Verses 4 through 6

“Therefore, whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest in the         kingdom of heaven. And whoever welcomes a little child like this in my         name welcomes me. But if anyone causes one of these little ones who             believe in me to sin, it would be better for him to have a large millstone         hung around his neck and to be drowned in the depths of the sea.”

“whoever humbles himself LIKE this child” (emphasis added)

Jesus is not telling us to be immature..or childish..but to have the humbleness of a child. To be child-like, not childish.

Most people have probably deduced this from this verse already..but I just really read and thought it was super cool. I just always kind skipped the deeper meaning and took “Be like a kid, okay cool” and never really got it.

and when the verse goes on to talk about leading the “little ones” into sin I never thought about them being anything other than children, but I believe Jesus really means the Christians who have humbled themselves like children. Whoever leads those Christians astray will be in a very bad way when it comes time to pay the piper.

Anywho..just something I found cool.

Gotta love the Bible. Gotta love Jesus.

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