Matthew 19:23–26

23Then Jesus said to his disciples, “Truly I tell you, it will be hard for a rich person to enter the kingdom of heaven. 24Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for someone who is rich to enter the kingdom of God.” 25When the disciples heard this, they were greatly astounded and said, “Then who can be saved?” 26But Jesus looked at them and said, “For mortals it is impossible, but for God all things are possible.”

This is not the appointed lesson for today.  I chose it because I don’t understand why it was not chosen to go with yesterday’s appointed lesson.  In yesterday’s lesson, Jesus says, “if you would be perfect…”  Then, he gives to the rich young man a suggestion that is very hard for the young man, “sell all your possessions.” (more…)

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