Mark 10:16-26 NIV

16 And he took the children in his arms, placed his hands on them and blessed them.

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The Rich and the Kingdom of God

17 As Jesus started on his way, a man ran up to him and fell on his knees before him. “Good teacher,” he asked, “what must I do to inherit eternal life?”

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18 “Why do you call me good?” Jesus answered. “No one is good—except God alone.
19 You know the commandments: ‘You shall not murder, you shall not commit adultery, you shall not steal, you shall not give false testimony, you shall not defraud, honor your father and mother.’a

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    • † 10:19 - Exodus 20:12-16; Deut. 5:16-20
      20 “Teacher,” he declared, “all these I have kept since I was a boy.”
      21 Jesus looked at him and loved him. “One thing you lack,” he said. “Go, sell everything you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me.”

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      22 At this the man’s face fell. He went away sad, because he had great wealth.
      23 Jesus looked around and said to his disciples, “How hard it is for the rich to enter the kingdom of God!”

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      24 The disciples were amazed at his words. But Jesus said again, “Children, how hard it isbto enter the kingdom of God!

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        • ‡ 10:24 - Some manuscripts "is for those who trust in riches"
          25 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.”

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          26 The disciples were even more amazed, and said to each other, “Who then can be saved?”