April 15 Lenten Reflection, Mark 9:33-37, Jennifer Grant

They entered Capernaum. When they had come into a house, he asked  them, “What were you arguing about during the journey?” They didn’t respond, since on the way they had been debating with each other about  who was the greatest. He sat down, called the Twelve, and said to them, “Whoever wants to be first must be least of all and the servant of all.” Jesus reached for a little child, placed him among the Twelve, and embraced him. Then he said, “Whoever welcomes one of these children in my name welcomes me; and whoever welcomes me isn’t actually welcoming me but rather the one who sent me.”

Mark 9:33-37, Common English Bible

Read today’s reflection on the Lenten Blog Tour, written by author, journalist and mother of four Jennifer Grant.

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