Tag Archives: Rich Young Ruler

Navigating the Eye of the Needle

24 Jesus looked at him [the rich young ruler] and said, “How hard it is for the rich to enter the kingdom of God! 25 Indeed, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for someone who … Continue reading

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Saddest Passage in the Bible

A ruler questioned Him, saying, “Good Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?”And Jesus said to him, “Why do you call Me good? No one is good except God alone. You know the commandments, ‘Do not commit adultery, … Continue reading

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Not What We Signed Up For

In Luke 14:25, the setting changes from the meal at the Pharisee’s house to Jesus on the move with a crowd in tow. Sensing many “fanboys” amongst them, he turns and explains what it means to follow him. “If anyone … Continue reading

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Thinning the Herd

Warning! This passage and what follows includes hard sayings from the Christ. “He was saying to them all, If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross daily and follow Me. For whoever … Continue reading

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Honorable Mention

“Truly I say to you, it will be hard for a rich person to enter the kingdom of heaven. And again I say to you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich … Continue reading

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Answering the Question

As He was setting out on a journey, a man ran up to Him and knelt before Him, and asked Him, “Good Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?” And Jesus said to him, “Why do you call Me good? No one … Continue reading

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