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Posts Tagged ‘greatest

“If anyone wants to be first”

July 27, 2015

Jesus said, “If anyone wants to be first, he shall be last of all and servant of all” (Mark 9:35).  He said this in response to His disciples discussing which of them was greatest (:33-34).  He was teaching them that true greatness before God comes through humility before others. “I’m first.”  I hear these or […]

Matt 18 – “Who then is greatest…?”

August 15, 2014

The disciples came to Jesus and asked, “Who then is greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” (Matthew 18:1).  He replied, “Whoever then humbles himself as this child, he is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.” (:4).  In Mark’s account Jesus added, “If anyone wants to be first, he shall be last of all and […]