Bible: Luke 9:46-50

Concerning the Greatest

9:46 Now an argument started among the disciples 1  as to which of them might be 2  the greatest. 9:47 But when Jesus discerned their innermost thoughts, 3  he took a child, had him stand by 4  his side, 9:48 and said to them, “Whoever welcomes 5  this child 6  in my name welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me welcomes the one who sent me, for the one who is least among you all is the one who is great.” 7 

On the Right Side

9:49 John answered, 8 Master, we saw someone casting out demons in your name, and we tried to stop 9  him because he is not a disciple 10  along with us.” 9:50 But Jesus said to him, “Do not stop him, for whoever is not against you is for you.”

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