After dinner, Tony took the daily newspaper and began reading it as usual. His only son Matthew said, “Dad, let’s play together.”
“I’m busy reading the paper as you see.”
“I want to play with you. You read it everyday. Let’s play now.”
“After half an hour.”
Before the thirty minutes passed, Matthew had come saying, “Let’s play together.”
Tony realized that he should either leave the paper and play with his only son or occupy him with something till he finished reading. Therefore, he fetched the scissors and page of an old paper on which the earth was drawn. He cut it into pieces and told Matthew to gather the pieces together to form the picture of the earth. Tony thought that it would take his kid an hour to form the picture. However, after few minutes, Matthew came saying, “Dad, I finished. Let’s play together.”
“How did you do it so quickly?” Tony said wondering.
“It’s so easy. On its back, there’s a picture of a child. I formed the picture of the kid thus, the picture of the earth was formed.”
Tony kept silent for a moment. Then, he embraced his son and kissed him saying, “Let’s play together son.” Tony realized that the formation of a child’s character could be a blessing for the reformation of humanity at large. Tony remembered that Lord Jesus commanded us not to despise one of these little ones.
Let me care for every child and realize that You love him and died for him.
May I see every child as a living leader Who can edify the congregation or destroy them.
You never despise one of the little ones.
May Your Holy Spirit make me respect every child.
"Assuredly, I say to you, unless you are converted and become as little children, you will by no means enter the kingdom of heaven” (Matt. 18.3).
“Assuredly, I say to you, inasmuch as you did it to one of the least of these My brethren, you did it to Me” (Matt. 25.40).
I Saw Lord Jesus