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Priorities, Offenses and Forgiveness

At that time the disciples came to Jesus, saying, "Who then is greatest in the kingdom of heaven?" (Matthew 18:1 NKJV)
Greatest - larger (literally or figuratively, specially, in age):--elder, greater(-est), more.
Then Jesus called a little child to Him, set him in the midst of them, and said, "Assuredly, I say to you, unless you are converted and become as little children, you will by no means enter the kingdom of heaven. Therefore whoever humbles himself as this little child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven." (Matthew 18:2-4 NKJV)
Converted – strepho - strengthened from the base of trope; to twist, i.e. turn quite around or reverse (literally or figuratively):--convert, turn (again, back again, self, self about). Trope - a turn ("trope"), i.e. revolution (figuratively, variation):--turning.
Humbles - tapeinoo, tap-i-no'-o – from tapeinos; to depress; figuratively, to humiliate (in condition or heart):--abase, bring low, humble (self). Tapein…