This is the stage when we love like little children, innocent as doves. We are able to reach this stage when we have learnt to be merciful to others and able forgive those who have wronged us. No malice, no bad mouthing or speaking behind people’s back, no gossiping. This is my favorite stage because you get to be vulnerable and learn to trust Yeshua in all things. Just like a child trust his or her parents.
Yeshua told us in Matt 18:3 that unless we changed and became like little children, we cannot enter the kingdom of heaven.” Why did He say we have to become like little children? It is because Little children are pure hearted, children trust in all things their father tells them, children are innocent, no hidden agenda, no malice, they see good in everything. Children do not worry; they love and live-in joy.
When you are pure in heart you have joy in your heart always because the Joy of the Lord is your strength! (Nehemiah 8:10) You do not judge anyone based on what you hear in the grapevine without experiencing firsthand yourself. Proverbs tells us not judge a matter before we hear it for ourselves.
It is in the purity of our hearts, that we become PEACEMAKERS….and the scripture says: