“Let the little children come to me, for this is a picture of how the Kingdom of God operates!”
This is the Sippach paraphrase version. Have you ever wondered why Jesus gave this particular illustration? Many have said it is because of their innocence or purity. And those would be correct answers.
But what about this explanation? Could it be because of their imagination? Could it be because little children have such vivid imaginations, they can see the possibilities of anything happening they imagine?
The Apostle Paul said that God will do exceedingly abundantly above all that we can ask, think, or imagine.
God has given us His Word in order to be able to imagine all the possibilities of the Kingdom of God and to have a foundation of faith to believe him for all these possibilities to potentially be manifested in our lives.
It just takes childlike imagination and faith.
(Pic is of a little boy seemingly captivated by my preaching in Urlabari, eastern Nepal)