"Except Ye Become As Little Children"

In Matthew 18:1-6, Jesus gives some very important qualifications for those who would enter the kingdom of heaven. He would say, “Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven.

Notice that this is something all who wish to enter that heavenly abode must do. But what did Jesus mean when he said that all who would enter heaven must become as little children? Surely he did not mean that those converted to him must act childish and immature.

Rather he meant that those who are converted to him must be “childlike”. There is a vast difference from being “childish” and being “childlike”.

With these thoughts in mind, let us look at three qualities of children:

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Mike Riley, Gospel Snippets

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