27 Friday 03-27
1 At that time the disciples came to Jesus and asked,
“Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?”
2 He called a child, whom he put among them,
3 and said, “Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like children,
you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.
4 Whoever becomes humble like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.
5 Whoever welcomes one such child in my name welcomes me.
6 “If any of you put a stumbling block before one of these little ones who believe in me,
it would be better for you if a great millstone were fastened around your neck
and you were drowned in the depth of the sea.
7 Woe to the world because of stumbling blocks!
Occasions for stumbling are bound to come,
but woe to the one by whom the stumbling block comes!
No greater wrong can be done,
than to prevent or inhibit someone who wishes to come to and accept Jesus,
and thus the Father.