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Enter the kingdom as a child

Jesus said we should receive the kingdom like a child. Many people believe it means we should believe like a child does - without question - but what did Jesus really mean?
Believe like a child does? It is not about just blindly trusting like a child does. Just think how many children really believe in Santa Claus and the tooth fairy. Jesus taught us to question, investigate, look for the truth and not just follow the crowd.

It is not about having a blind gullible trust.
What did Jesus mean? Mark 10:15
Truly I tell you, anyone who will not receive the kingdom of God like a little child will never enter it. First lets look at what the kingdom is.

Although there is a definite future aspect to the kingdom of God, it is also here and now (Luke 17:20-21), inside of us and around us (Gospel of Thomas, Saying 3).

It is not just about getting into heaven - it is about here and now. How we experience life, God and His power in our lives.

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