461An argumentastartedamong them as to which of them might be the greatest.
But Jesus, 2knowingbwhat they were thinking in their heart, took a child and stood him by His side,
and said to them, "3Whoeverreceivesthischild in My namereceives Me, and whoeverreceives Me receives Him who sent Me; 4for the one who is leastamongall of you, this is the one who is great."495Johnanswered and said, "6Master, we sawsomeonecasting out demons in Your name; and we tried to prevent him because he does not follow along with us."
But Jesussaid to him, "Do not hinder him; 7for he who is not against you is cfor you."51When the days were approaching for 8His dascension, He ewas determined9to go to Jerusalem;
and He sentmessengers on ahead of Him, and they went and entered a village of the 10Samaritans to fmakearrangements for Him.
But they did not receive Him, 11becausegHe was travelingtowardJerusalem.
When His disciples12James and Johnsaw this, they said, "Lord, do You want us to 13commandfire to comedown from heaven and consume them?"
But He turned and rebuked them, [hand said, "You do not knowwhatkind of spirit you are of;56for the Son of Man did not come to destroymen'slives, but to save them."] And they went on to anothervillage.