Children believe everything


Children believe everything we tell them. If we tell them the sky is green, they’ll believe it.

They’ll think that there’s another name for the blue that they know, or that green is blue, or that they can’t see very well. But whatever their thoughts may be, they believe what is said to them. Children are innocent and vulnerable and lack understanding of what is truth from a lie. So what we tell them is: the truth.

As children grow, they’ll notice different voices, different opinions, and different “truths”. This is where a mental confusion begins. What becomes “right”, then?

They search for answers in friends, social media, and stranger’s opinions. Their inability to have a set perspective on things makes them believe they lack personality or that their opinion does not matter. Meanwhile, other people with firm opinions seem confident, strong and influential. Influencing the person to believe this is how you become a person of character, inaccessible to other ideas and closed off from other influences that don’t agree with their point of view.

This can be viewed as a strong personality, but the truth is that these ideas are preconceived. These strong opinions and character is what impedes them from understanding the thoughts of God. God becomes confusing. Why?

Because He doesn’t think like us. God won’t change or accommodate his Kingdom to suit our thoughts.

“Assuredly, I say to you, whoever does not receive the Kingdom of God as a little child will by no means enter it.” Mark 10:15 (NKJV)

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