Mark 9:36-42 NIV

36 He took a little child and had him stand among them. Taking him in his arms,1 he said to them,

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37 "Whoever welcomes one of these little children in my name welcomes me; and whoever welcomes me does not welcome me but the one who sent me."2

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Whoever Is Not Against Us Is for Us

9:38-40pp -- Lk 9:49,50

38 "Teacher," said John, "we saw a man driving out demons in your name and we told him to stop, because he was not one of us."3

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39 "Do not stop him," Jesus said. "No one who does a miracle in my name can in the next moment say anything bad about me,
40 for whoever is not against us is for us.4

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41 I tell you the truth, anyone who gives you a cup of water in my name because you belong to Christ will certainly not lose his reward.5

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Causing to Sin

42 "And if anyone causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin,6 it would be better for him to be thrown into the sea with a large millstone tied around his neck.7

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