50. 14But when Jesus saw it, he was much displeased, and said unto them, Suffer the little children to come unto me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God. 15 Verily G281 I say G3004 unto you, G5213 Whosoever G3739 shall G1209 not G3362 receive G1209 the kingdom G932 of God G2316 as G5613 a little child, G3813 he shall G1525 not … What we mean by coming to Jesus:--faith, communion, occupation of mind, heart, and will. The young man who asked this question was a ruler. Every binding in marriage is from God. Without trying to describe it. Mark's vivid picture--long wail of the man, crowd silencing him, but wheeling round when Christ calls him--and the quick energy of the beggar, flinging away his cloak, springing to his feet--and blind as he was, groping his way. If you aknowledge the love of God feeding your soul and leave it as such, then Heaven herself will open the gates to bliss. The grateful praise from their pure lips was music in His ears, and refreshed His spirit when oppressed by contact with crafty and hypocritical men. BartimaeusBlind Bartimaeus, the son of Timaeus, sat by the highway side begging.' Luke, on the other …Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture, An Eager Coming'And he, casting away his garment, rose, and came to Jesus.' from some prejudice in the divine mind, or at least from some objection to the joys of well-being, as regarded from the creatures' side. King James Version Update. 50. We are so prone to be satisfied if only we bring them a little way along the road. We must not keep them at any half-way house. [9] What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder. 10:15 Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child - As totally disclaiming all worthiness and fitness, as if he were but a week old. KJV: King James Version . He felt a desire to be His …Ellen Gould White—The Desire of Ages, Verily I say unto you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God, 'And they were in the way going up to Jerusalem; and Jesus went before them: and they were amazed; and as they followed they were afraid.' Verily I say unto you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God {3} as a little child, he shall not enter therein. "- World English BibleTreuli Y seie to you, who euer resseyueth not the kyngdom of God as a litil child, he schal not entre in to it.- Wycliffe Bibleverily I say to you, whoever may not receive the reign of God, as a child -- he may not enter into it;'- Youngs Literal Bible. --MARK x. 15 Verily I say unto you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child, he shall not enter therein. I. If we get them to pray! 15 Verily I say unto you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child, he shall not enter therein. Their reasoning is rather ingenious than forcible: forsooth, because the disciples incurred the displeasure of Jesus Christ by keeping back the little children from coming to Him, therefore Jesus Christ is greatly displeased with me, and with all others like me, for keeping children from the font, and the performance there enacted; and specially displeased with me for exposing the Anglican …Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 10: 1864, The Blind BeggarThis morning I shall address myself most particularly to the poor and blind souls here to-day. He is ready to look upon the natural fact as an arbitrary decree, arising, shall I say? All of which is unspeakably good. To break what God has merged indeed is going against God's will. Whoever is acquainted with the nature of mankind in general, or the propensity of his own heart in particular, must acknowledge, that self- righteousness is the last idol that is rooted out of the heart: being once born under a covenant of works, it is natural for us all to have recourse to a covenant of works, for our everlasting salvation. Matthew tells us that there were two men healed, and agrees with Mark in placing the miracle as Jesus was leaving Jericho. We should accept the love we feel in our heart of hearts. I interpret this as meaning that we should accept the Kingdom of God in good faith and trust, and not subject it to scrutiny and endless debate. I suspect there is scarcely a young man rich and thoughtful who is not ready to feel our Lord's treatment of this young man hard. Mark 10:15 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Mark 10:15, NIV: "Truly I tell you, anyone who will not receive the kingdom of God like a little child will never enter it.'" Among the Jews it was customary for children to be brought to some rabbi, that he might lay his hands upon them in …Ellen Gould White—The Desire of Ages, "One Thing Thou Lackest"And when He was gone forth into the way, there came one running, and kneeled to Him, and asked Him, Good Master, what shall I do that I may inherit eternal life?" King James Version (KJV) Bible Book List. Mark says that there was one, and that the place was outside the gate in departing. The narrative of this miracle is contained in all the Synoptical Gospels, but the accounts differ in two respects--as to the number of men restored to sight, and as to the scene of the miracle. The inate sense of oneness, meaning that we are not alone, is a constant current educating us through instinct. 32. The young man who asked this question was a ruler. 12And if a woman shall put away her husband, and be married to another, she committeth adultery. He accepted their childish sympathy and their open, unaffected love. }"- New American Standard Version (1995)Verily I say unto you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child, he shall in no wise enter therein.- American Standard Version (1901)Truly I say to you, Whoever does not put himself under the kingdom of God like a little child, will not come into it at all.- Basic English BibleVerily I say to you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child, shall in no wise enter into it.- Darby BibleVerily I say to you, Whoever shall not receive the kingdom of God, as a little child, he shall not enter it. It is a blessed thing to be in "the ways of Zion"; it is a far more blessed thing to be in the palace with Zion's King and Lord. This man wanted his eyesight: do we not want, "Suffer little children to come unto Me." - Webster's BibleIn solemn truth I tell you that no one who does not receive the Kingdom of God like a little child will by any possibility enter it. This man wanted his eyesight: do we not want …Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture, November the Second Leading to Christ"Suffer little children to come unto Me." 24. The poor blind man's faith described in this passage of Scripture, is a fit picture of the faith which I pray God you may be enabled to exert to the saving of your souls. We are so prone to be satisfied if only we bring them a little way along the road. Mark 10:8-9 KJV And they twain shall be one flesh: so then they are no more twain, but one flesh. If we get them to attend the Lord's house!