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  • Matthew 19: 13-15
  • Mark 10:13-16
  • Luke 18:15-17

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Illustration of Jesus blessing children from the Annie Vallotton Bible Illustrations Collection


Jesus tells the disciples to let the children come to him, and he blesses them. Mark 10.

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  Additional Jesus and children illustrations are in the Jesus and Disciples collection (large version illustrations here and also here).


In Matthew 18, when Jesus is asked who is the greatest in the Kingdom, he tells his followers they must be like a small child.


Jesus blesses the children, Matthew 19. "Let them come to me."


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