Becoming like children

Luis Bush was part of the family of Partners International and it was he who developed the concept of the 10/40 Window.  Quite a few years ago, he developed the concept of the 4/14 Window which states that if you reach a child between the ages of 4 and 14 and that child becomes a follower of Christ, there is an 85% chance that child will remain a follower for the rest of their lives.

Little children are open to God’s grace, open to truth, they hope, love listening to their consciences and they open their hearts to submit to God and to keep it tender towards Him.

We all have hobbies, desires, wants, dreams and hopes and that includes children too. Have you ever seen a child react when you have given them a gift?  Even with all those things that could distract them from having contentment with that gift, they receive it with joy.  Almost as if the giver was more special and unique than the gift itself.

“Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.  Whoever becomes humble like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.  Whoever welcomes one such child in my name welcomes me. – Matthew 18:3-5

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