Luke 18:18-22

The Rich and the Kingdom of God

18 A certain ruler asked him, “Good teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?”
19 “Why do you call me good?” Jesus answered. “No one is good—except God alone.
20 You know the commandments: ‘You shall not commit adultery, you shall not murder, you shall not steal, you shall not give false testimony, honor your father and mother.’[a]
21 “All these I have kept since I was a boy,” he said.
22 When Jesus heard this, he said to him, “You still lack one thing. Sell everything you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me.”

Cross References 4

  • 1. Luke 10:25
  • 2. Exodus 20:12-16; Deuteronomy 5:16-20; Romans 13:9
  • 3. S Acts 2:45
  • 4. S Matthew 6:20

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. Exodus 20:12-16; Deut. 5:16-20
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