Jesus reminds us that success is measured by how we follow Him, not by how others think of us or how easy our lives are.
The disciples were looking out for their earthly place of importance, and in heaven as well.
Jesus, using a child as an illustration of powerlessness, tells us that serving the least among us is a start to our success.
He reminded the disciples that He would make the ultimate sacrifice, His death, for the benefit of mankind.
How do we measure the success of our lives?