Cherish innocence

How Christ Jesus loved little children! They were brought to him, and he welcomed them and blessed them. The disciples, who revered their teacher, evidently expected he would not want to be bothered by these little ones. Yet he said, "Suffer the little children to come unto me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God." Mark 10: 14.

What was our Way-shower teaching? Was he not cherishing the children's innocence? Perhaps he was indicating that true innocence needs to be recognized and embraced before we can glimpse the kingdom of heaven, the goodness and presence of God?

It is important to cherish innocence. Let's take a look at how and why.

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Freedom from self-imposed slavery
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