And they brought little children to Jesus
for Him to lay His hands on them
and pray for them.
But His followers spoke sternly
to those who brought the children
until Jesus said, “Let
the little children come to Me
for the Kingdom of Heaven
belongs to little ones.”
And He touched each child
before going on His way.
Then someone said,
“Good teacher, what good
must I do to get eternal life?”
And Jesus said, “Why do you ask Me
about doing good? Only One is good!
If you want to have life in God,
keep the commandments.”
“Which ones?" the man asked,
and Jesus replied,
“You shall not commit murder.
You shall not commit adultery.
You shall not commit theft.
You shall not give false testimony,
but you shall
honor your father and mother,
and you shall love your neighbors
as though giving God’s love to yourself.”
©2013, Mary Harwell Sayler prayer-a-phrased today’s Gospel reading from Matthew 19:13-20 using parallel translations found on Bible Gateway.
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