and said to them, “ Whoever receives this child in My name receives Me, and whoever receives Me receives Him who sent Me; for the one who is least among all of you, this is the one who is great.”
“ The one who listens to you listens to Me, and the one who rejects you rejects Me; and he who rejects Me rejects the One who sent Me.”
Truly, truly, I say to you, he who receives whomever I send receives Me; and he who receives Me receives Him who sent Me.”
Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, But humility goes before honor.
“ He who receives you receives Me, and he who receives Me receives Him who sent Me.
And whoever receives one such child in My name receives Me;
“See that you do not despise one of these little ones, for I say to you that their angels in heaven continually see the face of My Father who is in heaven.
So it is not the will of your Father who is in heaven that one of these little ones perish.
And Jesus said to them, “Truly I say to you, that you who have followed Me, in the regeneration when the Son of Man will sit on His glorious throne, you also shall sit upon twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.
But the greatest among you shall be your servant.
The King will answer and say to them, ‘Truly I say to you, to the extent that you did it to one of these brothers of Mine, even the least of them, you did it to Me.’
Then He will answer them, ‘Truly I say to you, to the extent that you did not do it to one of the least of these, you did not do it to Me.’
“ Whoever receives one child like this in My name receives Me; and whoever receives Me does not receive Me, but Him who sent Me.”
I say to you, among those born of women there is no one greater than John; yet he who is least in the kingdom of God is greater than he.”
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.”
But it is not this way with you, but the one who is the greatest among you must become like the youngest, and the leader like the servant.
that you may eat and drink at My table in My kingdom, and you will sit on thrones judging the twelve tribes of Israel.
And Jesus cried out and said, “ He who believes in Me, does not believe in Me but in Him who sent Me.
He who has My commandments and keeps them is the one who loves Me; and he who loves Me will be loved by My Father, and I will love him and will disclose Myself to him.”
So, he who rejects this is not rejecting man but the God who gives His Holy Spirit to you.
nor yet as lording it over those allotted to your charge, but proving to be examples to the flock.
Therefore humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you at the proper time,
He who overcomes, I will grant to him to sit down with Me on My throne, as I also overcame and sat down with My Father on His throne.
And the wall of the city had twelve foundation stones, and on them were the twelve names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.