About being rich….
This is a blog post I REALLY, REALLY relate to. I agree with nearly all the same things the writer concisely wrote about which just grips me in my heart!!! Besides those who are rich, there are many other people who feel they don’t need to have God in their lives. I LOVE the last sentence. (See ‘Why Do People Resist God’)
Mark 10:23-24 “Jesus looked around and said to his disciples, ‘How hard it is for the rich to enter the kingdom of God!’ The disciples were amazed at his words. But Jesus said again, ‘Children, how hard it is to enter the kingdom of God! It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God.”
This was today’s Word of Life for my soul. Place: the region of Judea, across the Jordan. Time: More than 2000 years ago.
Jesus commented these words after he had an encounter with a young rich man who asked him a simple question. He wanted to know what could he do to inherit eternal life. Jesus answered that he should know the commandments, that he should sell everything that he owned, give it to the poor and then that he…
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Posted on March 14, 2014, in Enduring Love, Hearing From God And His Word, Teachings and Exhortations and tagged Faith and Unbelief, Poor in spirit and rich in faith, Stony and Thorny Ground Christians, The Rich and the Kingdom of God. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.