36Then Jesus took a small child. Jesus stood the child before the followers. Jesus held the child in his arms and said, 37"If a person accepts children like these in my name, then that person is also accepting me. And if a person accepts me, then that person is also accepting the One (God) that sent me." Mark 9:36-37 (Easy to Read Version). 36And he took a child, and set him in the midst of them: and when he had taken him in his arms, he said unto them, 37Whosoever shall receive one of such children in my name, receiveth me: and whosoever shall receive...
2 John 1:6 says:6And loving means living the way he commanded us to live. And God's command is this: that you live a life of love. You heard this command from the beginning. (Easy-to-Read Version)King James Version: 6And this is love, that we walk after his commandments. This is the commandment, That, as ye have heard from [...]
1 Corinthians 13:1-7 says:I may speak in different languages of men or even angels. But if I don't have love, then I am only a noisy bell or a ringing cymbal. 2I may have the gift of prophecy; I may understand all the secret things [of God] and know everything; and I may have faith [...]
Deuteronomy 7:9 says:9“So remember that the Lord your God is the only God, and you can trust him! He keeps his Agreement. He shows his love and kindness to all people who love him and obey his commands. He continues to show his love and kindness through a thousand generations. (Easy-to-Read Version)King James Version: 9Know therefore that [...]
1John 3:1 says:The Father (God) has loved us so much! This shows how much he loved us: We are called children of God. And we really are God's children. But the people in the world (people who don't believe) don't understand that we are God's children, because they have not known him (God). (Easy-to-Read Version)King James [...]