Matthew 18:1-5 TNIV

The Greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven

18:1-5pp -- Mk 9:33-37; Lk 9:46-48

1 At that time the disciples came to Jesus and asked, "Who, then, is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?"

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      2 He called a little child, whom he placed among them.
      3 And he said: "Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like little children,1 you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.2

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      4 Therefore, whoever takes a humble place--becoming like this child--is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.3

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      5 And whoever welcomes one such child in my name welcomes me.4

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