Sell What You Own
September 11, 2022
Jesus tells the rich young ruler that to inherit eternal life, he needs to sell all his possessions and give the money to the poor. He then says it's harder for a wealthy man to enter heaven than for a camel to go through the eye of a needle. These don't offer much hope to a community that is filled with great wealth. So what is a wealthy community to do with Jesus' critique of the wealthy?