[DailyReading] Wise desire, unwise choice
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Fri Dec 22 00:00:01 MST 2017
Lesson: The Light of the World
Reading: Wise desire, unwise choice 2017-12-22
Reference: Mark 10:17-27
Mark 10:17: And when he was gone forth into the way, there came one running, and kneeled to him, and asked him, Good Master, what shall I do that I may inherit eternal life?
Mark 10:18: And Jesus said unto him, Why callest thou me good? there is none good but one, that is, God.
Mark 10:19: Thou knowest the commandments, Do not commit adultery, Do not kill, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Defraud not, Honour thy father and mother.
Mark 10:20: And he answered and said unto him, Master, all these have I observed from my youth.
Mark 10:21: Then Jesus beholding him loved him, and said unto him, One thing thou lackest: go thy way, sell whatsoever thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come, take up the cross, and follow me.
Mark 10:22: And he was sad at that saying, and went away grieved: for he had great possessions.
Mark 10:23: And Jesus looked round about, and saith unto his disciples, How hardly shall they that have riches enter into the kingdom of God!
Mark 10:24: And the disciples were astonished at his words. But Jesus answereth again, and saith unto them, Children, how hard is it for them that trust in riches to enter into the kingdom of God!
Mark 10:25: It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.
Mark 10:26: And they were astonished out of measure, saying among themselves, Who then can be saved?
Mark 10:27: And Jesus looking upon them saith, With men it is impossible, but not with God: for with God all things are possible.
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