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In this narrative, Jesus is encountered by a man who wants to know how to inherit eternal life — and the conversation turns to money. What does Jesus say to the man and how does he use this opportunity to teach his disciples (and us) something really important about the role of money and possessions in our lives?
Scripture: Mark 10:17-31
As he was setting out on a journey, a man ran up and knelt before him, and asked him, ‘Good Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?’Jesus said to him, ‘Why do you call me good? No one is good but God alone. You know the commandments: “You shall not murder; You shall not commit adultery; You shall not steal; You shall not bear false witness; You shall not defraud; Honour your father and mother.”