Enter the Kingdom as a Child

And calling to him a child, he put him in the midst of them and said, “Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. (Matthew 18:2-3)

God recently reminded me of such a glorious yet humbling truth – he delights in those that come to Him like a child.

Now, I remember how I behaved when I was a young child. I completely trusted my parents. I believed everything they told me and knew that they wanted the best for me. I wasn’t constantly looking for ways to pay them back for all they were doing for me, but instead I received their gifts and service as a sign of their love for me.

This is exactly what the Lord wants from me. This is exactly what the Lord wants from us. Continue reading “Enter the Kingdom as a Child”