He must be humble and self-suspicious, and come to Christ’s school as a little child; and not have a proud over-valuing of himself and his own understanding. The proud and selfish are blind and cross, and have usually some opinions or interests of their own, that lie cross to duty, and to other men’s good.
Richard Baxter, William Orme, The Practical Works of the Rev. Richard Baxter, vol. 6 (London: James Duncan, 1830), 10.
Let the Children Come to Me, by Jacob de Backer (circa 1540/1545–1591/1600) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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