Matthew 19:18-28 NIV

18 "Which ones?" the man inquired. Jesus replied, " 'Do not murder, do not commit adultery,1 do not steal, do not give false testimony,

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19 honor your father and mother,'a2 and 'love your neighbor as yourself.'b "3

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    • d 19:19 - Exodus 20:12-16; Deut. 5:16-20
    • e 19:19 - Lev. 19:18
      20 "All these I have kept," the young man said. "What do I still lack?"
      21 Jesus answered, "If you want to be perfect,4 go, sell your possessions and give to the poor,5 and you will have treasure in heaven.6 Then come, follow me."

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      22 When the young man heard this, he went away sad, because he had great wealth.
      23 Then Jesus said to his disciples, "I tell you the truth, it is hard for a rich man7 to enter the kingdom of heaven.

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      24 Again I tell you, 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."
      25 When the disciples heard this, they were greatly astonished and asked, "Who then can be saved?"
      26 Jesus looked at them and said, "With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible."8

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      27 Peter answered him, "We have left everything to follow you!9 What then will there be for us?"

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      28 Jesus said to them, "I tell you the truth, at the renewal of all things, when the Son of Man sits on his glorious throne,10 you who have followed me will also sit on twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.11

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