Luke 18:18-27 And a certain ruler asked him, saying, Good Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life? And Jesus said unto him, Why callest thou me good? none is good, save one, that is, God. Thou knowest the commandments, Do not commit adultery, Do not kill, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Honour thy father and thy mother. And he said, All these have I kept from my youth up. Now when Jesus heard these things, he said unto him, Yet lackest thou one thing: sell all that thou hast, and distribute unto the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come, follow me. And when he heard this, he was very sorrowful: for he was very rich. And when Jesus saw that he was very sorrowful, he said, How hardly shall they that have riches enter into the kingdom of God! For it is easier for a camel to go through a needle's eye, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God. And they that heard it said, Who then can be saved? And he said, The things which are impossible with men are possible with God.
Matthew 6:19-21 Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not breakthrough nor steal: For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.
>The young ruler approached Jesus at a time when Jesus was famous and popular. Fame and popularity are not a good judgement of a mans worth or character, rather, if what he says comes to pass, then his words are of God. Faith comes by hearing and hearing by the word of God. Without faith it is impossible to please Him. Jesus would rather that the young ruler be faithful than just know all about the faith.
>Father we thank you for you word, we thank you for you. We praise your Holy Name!
>Christ in us, the Hope of Glory! We hear and receive your word, we believe you father. You are faithful to perform the good work you have begun. May Christ be manifest in the lives of those who believe in Jesus. All glory to your name. Amen. Thank you Father.