Taking the children in His arms to bless them, YAHSHUA demonstrated the love He had for them and the importance in which He regarded them. A child believes everything and values everyone; a child sees no evil in their parents and regards them to be perfect. Their world is definitely different than that of an adult in faith and humility. The Lord desires a contrite and humble heart; He will never reject such a heart as the heart of a child. We cannot imagine how it grieves our Lord to see children being sacrificed today in the name of abortion; when they are pulled out from their mother’s womb to their deaths and thrown in trash dumps, human beings seem to have lost the value God, as their Creator, bestowed upon them. As a matter of fact, the human being is the only creature that was given the image of God. It is as bad as when children were sacrificed in an altar Moloch. Psalms 139:13-16 defines a precious and meaningful significance in man’s creation: For You did form my inward parts; You did knit me together in my mother’s womb. I will confess and praise You for You are fearful and wonderful and for the awful wonder of my birth! Wonderful are You works, and that my inner self knows right well. My frame was not hidden from You when I was being formed in secret intricately and curiously wrought in the depths of the earth. Your eyes saw my unformed substance, and in Your book all the days [of my life] were written before ever they took shape, when as yet there was none of them. So it is that man has taken the liberty to destroy God’s beautiful creation filled with His wisdom and wonders, one who God took pleasure in creating. That’s when men sided with Satan to destroy the human race whom he despises and became against God.
When the disciples denied the children the right to be blessed by YAHSHUA, they denied them the most important experience of their lives, one that would endure a life time, for God’s blessings upon the children would follow them for the rest of their lives. That was not a blessing just for the moment; YAHSHUA’S blessings continued through their entire lives. Side with the Lord YAHSHUA and save a child from the world; direct him to know the truth, be a light that radiates YAHSHUA’S love for him. Be a soldier for the cause of the forsaken children, “for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” Bless him and do not curse him; hinder not the heavenly blessings from him; bring him to the Lord and let Him bless him; do not be a hindrance to his spiritual success. Remember the stern words of YAHSHUA concerning misleading a child. He said, But whoever cause one of these little ones who believe in Me to stumble and sin, it would be better for him to have a great millstone fastened around his neck and to be sunk in the depth of the sea (Matt. 18:6).
The today’s children are the tomorrow’s adults; what we shape them to be today, they will be tomorrow. The seeds we planted in their lives will bear fruit tomorrow and we will be the recipients of it, as the law of sowing and harvesting allows. YAHWEH’S word promises blessings to those who walk in His ways and lives according to His commandments; for you (He said) shall eat of the labor of your hands; happy shall you be, and it shall be well with you; your wife shall be like a fruitful vine in the innermost parts of your house; your children shall be like olive plants round about your table (Psalm 128: 1-3,6). When you live to obey the Lord, you will be blessed by your children and will enjoy all blessings promised in God’s word. Remember the saying, “What goes around, comes around.” The Bible says that children’s children are the crown of old men, and the glory of children is their fathers (Prov. 17:6). That will never be for the family that has aborted their little ones for the sake of pleasures. God’s Word says, train up a child in the way that he should go and when he is old he will not depart from it (Prov. 22:6). We have a tremendous responsibility for our children before our God. We have the responsibility of blessing them, first of all. YASHUA said, Beware that you do not despise or feel scornful toward or think little of one of these little ones, for I tell you that in heaven their angles always are in the presence of and look upon the face of My Father, Who is in heaven (Matt. 18:12). Today more than ever a child needs to be blessed by his parents; He needs to be instructed in the way they should go, so that they will have the way paved for their return, if that’s will be the case that they will leave the way. Bless them today and they will bless you tomorrow in the later years of your life.
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