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The greatest in the Kingdom of heaven is the one who humbles himself and becomes like this child.
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Whosoever therefore shall humble himself as this little child, he is the greater in the kingdom of heaven.
Matthew 23:11,12 He that is the greatest among you shall be your servant. . . .
Psalm 131:1,2 A gradual canticle of David. Lord, my heart is not exalted: nor are my eyes lofty. Neither have I walked in great matters, nor in wonderful things above me. . . .
Isaiah 57:15 For thus saith the High and the Eminent that inhabiteth eternity: and his name is Holy, who dwelleth in the high and holy place, and with a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite.
Luke 14:11 Because every one that exalteth himself shall be humbled: and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.
1 Peter 5:5 In like manner, ye young men, be subject to the ancients. And do you all insinuate humility one to another: for God resisteth the proud, but to the humble he giveth grace.
James 4:10 Be humbled in the sight of the Lord: and he will exalt you.
Matthew 18:1 At that hour the disciples came to Jesus, saying: Who, thinkest thou, is the greater in the kingdom of heaven?
Matthew 20:26,27 It shall not be so among you: but whosoever is the greater among you, let him be your minister. . . .
Mark 10:43 But it is not so among you: but whosoever will be greater shall be your minister.
Luke 9:48 And said to them: Whosoever shall receive this child in my name receiveth me; and whosoever shall receive me receiveth him that sent me. For he that is the lesser among you all, he is the greater.
ContextThe Greatest in the Kingdom
…3And said: amen I say to you, unless you be converted, and become as little children, you shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven. 4Whosoever therefore shall humble himself as this little child, he is the greater in the kingdom of heaven. 5And he that shall receive one such little child in my name, receiveth me.…
And said: amen I say to you, unless you be converted, and become as little children, you shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven.
And he that shall receive one such little child in my name, receiveth me.
But they held their peace, for in the way they had disputed among themselves, which of them should be the greatest.
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