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The Honesty and Insight of Children
Some friends of ours have a little three year old girl. You know how when toddlers get upset they can't always control their emotions; they can't calm themselves down because they don't have the emotional skills to do that yet? Well at one point this little girl was just getting more and more upset about something, just spinning out of control. Her mom kept trying to calm her down, kept saying, ?Relax, calm down.? Finally the little girl started screaming at the top of her lungs, ?I can't. I can't get nice by myself.? That's a profound statement, isn't it? I can't get nice by myself. So what the mother did is just picked the little girl up and started to calm her down. We cannot get nice by ourselves, but if we yield ourselves to Jesus we can get better than nice. We can become good. Not phony good, but really good, from the inside out.

By: Scott Dudley
Category: Jesus with Little Children
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Now they were bringing even infants to him that he might touch them; and when the disciples saw it, they rebuked them. But Jesus called them to him, saying, "Let the children come to me, and do not hinder them; for to such belongs the kingdom of God. Truly, I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God like a child shall not enter it." ( Luke 18:15-17)

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