We enter the Kingdom of God by faith, like little children: helpless, unable to save ourselves, totally dependent on the mercy and grace of God. We enjoy the Kingdom by faith, believing that the Father loves us and will care for our daily needs What does a child do when he or she has a hurt or a problem? Take it to father and mother! What an example for us to follow in our relations with our Heavenly Father!
Don’t be childish
Those who come to Christ must do so in childlike humility, faith, and simplicity. Jesus wants us to be childlike, but not childish. An unspoilt child illustrates humility, faith and dependence. A child has a sense of wonder that makes life exciting. The only way to enter God’s Kingdom is to become like a child and be born again. As born-again children of God we are winners because God gives us the victory. We are more than conquerors through Him that loved us.
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