Matthew 18:1. “At the same time came the disciples unto Jesus, saying, Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?”
Kind of makes you wonder what the disciples had been talking about, doesn’t it? Jockeying for position among themselves? Wondering who the most important disciple was? Wondering if they were going to be dignitaries in the kingdom?
Reminds of a a bunch of little kids deciding who’s going to be the captain of the team.
There’s a really important response to this question, and we’ll look at that next week.