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All religions of rule-following, including looking to God's law for hope, are but the same weak and worthless worldliness.
Galatians 4:8-11
Love means building others. Building others requires understanding, intentionality and orderliness.
1 Corinthians 14
Words are cheap. Finding someone who faithfully lives out his words is something else altogether!
Proverbs 20
Which part of a conversation do you most enjoy———the part where you listen and learn, or the part where you say what you think?
Proverbs 18:2
If you ever don't know what to do, James makes it simple...pray!
James 5:13-18
The whole world is “Live. Die. Repeat.”
Ecclesiastes 1:2-11
“We can never know who God is or even if he exists.” He has told us who he is and you know it is true by the way it pierces your heart.
Romans 10:5-13
Parables of guilt and grace from the story of David, Bathsheba and Uriah.
2 Samuel 11:1-12:25
Can you find the gospel in Genesis 3:20-24?
Genesis 3:20-24
“Go and learn what this means, 'I desire mercy, and not sacrifice.'” Have you done your homework?
Hosea 6:4-11
The book of Hebrews speaks of six foundational elements to faith in Christ. Do you know them?
Hebrews 5:11-6:3
A believer knows, receives, follows and trusts Jesus.
Mark 8:27-38
Settle the gospel once and for all, so that you can begin to eternally explore its glory.
Hebrews 5:11-6:3
Why are God's rules not like a prison?
Galatians 3:23-26
Can you teach the foundations of faith in Jesus?
Hebrews 5:11-6:3
If Jesus had not become weak, then while Jesus would himself still be perfect, he would not be the perfect Savior.
Hebrews 4:14-5:10
The one who brings us to the throne of God's grace himself sits on the same throne.
Hebrews 4:14-5:10
We stay Christians when we keep coming to Christ.
Hebrews 4:14-5:10
With God's people / wandering alone / brought back by a brother / saved from Hell
James 5:19-20
If you ever don't know what to do, James makes it simple. But you need to follow the directions!
James 5:13-18
Confidence in the shelter of God's Son is the condition for salvation.
Hebrews 3:1-4:13
How compassionate is God to show us his purposes! We are not at all in the dark as we await the King of Glory.
James 5:7-12
USE your money now for justice and mercy, lest the “security” of your savings become your refuge... and demise.
James 5:1-6
The Bible does not teach us to fast or stay up late for the purpose of seeking a special calling from God.
God's Special Callings
The I AM gives out grace and mercy on the basis of sovereign freedom alone.
Romans 9:14-18
Jesus: the sovereign, victorious Savior-King.
Hebrews 1:1-4
Open your eyes to the broadcast of God's glory in the lives of ALL those around you!
Romans 9:14-18
Why is it that those who believe in predestination and those who believe in future promises for Israel are so often not the same people?
Romans 9
When we unjustly speak against others, we are acting like God. (And that's bad!)
James 4:11-12
Bible stories teach theology.
Romans 9:6-13
God's timing is not only perfect, it is revelatory.
Romans 9:6-13
How does a man/woman of faith responds to apparent contradictions in the Bible?
Romans 9:1-5
Do you know how to biblically recognize privilege in your life?
Romans 9:4-5
“But he gives more grace.” The sweetness of these words is beyond words.
James 4:1-10
Christians are those who love God. Christians are those who love one another. Christians are those who love the lost.
Romans 9:1-3
Fruitfulness lies at the center of what it means to be a Christian.
John 15:1-17
Those with true wisdom don't talk about it; they show it.
James 3:13-18
Would you “waste” your life with me?
Mark 14:3-9
God’s kingdom is a kingdom of righteousness; a reality that remains firm in the New Covenant.
Matthew 5:17-20
The danger in teaching is found in the fact that it employs a powerful area of our lives with which we all struggle.
James 3:1-5
“Whatever overcomes a person, to that he is enslaved.”
2 Peter 2:17-22
We are counted righteous by faith-revealing works, since only a faith that works counts for anything.
James 2:14-26
God forbid that the Church draw people the way politicians do.
2 Peter 2:17-22
What does Jesus mean when he says, "your faith has made you well?"
Mark 10:46-52
Jonah did not love mercy though he happily received it. He simply loved himself.
James 2:1-13
What does it actually mean to worship the Lord?
Psalm 130:1-5
Jesus' great disciples are those who are servants of all, because Jesus is the ultimate servant in the gospel.
Mark 10:35-45
"Better is the little that the righteous has"--it is enough to be abundant in generosity.
Psalms 37:25-26
If we gain a view of the day to come, we will lose the turmoil in our hearts today.
Psalms 37:12-13
Believers are living stones; non-believers trip over the keystone.
1 Peter 2:4-8
"The salvation of the righteous is from the Lord."
Psalms 37:39
The Lord declares to his Son, the once-dead-king, "Rise up, O God; judge the earth. For you shall inherit the nations!"
Psalms 82:1-8
We shall have no fear in stumbling if we are holding God's hand.
Psalms 37:23-24
Be dumbfounded for the glory of God!
Romans 8:31-39
Threats may in fact win the day, but not the third.
Romans 8:31-39
Hate everything that revolves around you. Willingly walk the road of suffering. Renounce all that you possess.
Luke 14:25-33
Jesus' disciples hate what revolves around them.
Luke 14:25-33
No one coerced Jesus to bear the cross on our behalf.
Mark 10:17-52
Beware of your tongue.
James 3:5-12
We were lowly in our sin; he became lowly to wash away that sin. He shall return in glory as our great God; we shall reflect that glory as those belonging to him.
Titus 2:11-15
Do you struggle with fear in evangelism? God's cure will surprise you.
Philippians 1:12-14
What is the purpose of prayer? Why ought we to ask God for things? One answer is that prayer is meant to prove me.
John 15:7-8
Take joy, O kings, in trembling before God by turning to his Son for refuge.
Psalms 2
God's love for us Romans 5:1-5 Justification, peace with God and access to grace come via  fait...
Faith and love because of hope
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Colossians 1:9-12
Main point summary. Arc.
Colossians 1:3-8
Outline of Colossians I.
Colossians summary
Phrase.
Matthew 13:44
Arc.
Acts 7:2-53
Main point summary. Arc.
Acts 17:22-31
Bracket.
1 Peter 2:1-3
Bracket.
Daniel 4:1-37
Arc.
Daniel 4:1-37
Bracket.
Mark 8:34-38
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Mark 8:34-38
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Romans 8:9-11
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Romans 8:9-11
Wed 9am discussion group.
1 John 4:7-12
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1 Timothy 6:17-19
Arc.
1 Corinthians 1:26-29
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Genesis 3:20-24
Central Idea Be warned that judgment is coming Benjamin (and Judah)! The Lord himself will rot you a...
Torn that You May Seek
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Hosea 5:8-15
Central Idea O Israel (and Judah), let us turn back to the Lord and seek to know him, for he is fait...
Let Us Return to the Lord!
Arc.
Hosea 6:1-3
Bracket.
John 15:12-17
Main point [Jesus:] Love one another like I have loved you by setting my course to die for you as my...
Love one another like I love
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John 15:12-17
Bracket.
John 14:25-31
Bracket.
John 14:18-24
Main point Rejoice and believe since I have told you that I am going to the Father and leaving you my peace via the Holy Spirit.
Rejoice and Believe at What I Have Told You
Arc.
John 14:25-31
Main point [Jesus:] I will come to you and this is how--you will see me after death, find new life b...
How Jesus Comes to Us
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John 14:18-24
Bracket.
John 14:15-17
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John 14:12-14
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John 14:1-7
Bracket.
John 14:8-11
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Romans 1:8-17
Main point To those who love me , the Father will give the Spirit, who you know in knowing me.
The Spirit of truth coming...whom you know
Arc.
John 14:15-17
Main point You will do great works via prayer in my name [and so assure you hearts that you know God...
The middle purpose
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John 14:12-14
Main point Jesus: It is absurd to ask to see God after being with me, since seeing me is seeing the Father.
Dayenu to be with Jesus
Arc.
John 14:8-11
Main point summary. Discourse.
Acts 2:14-41
Bracket.
John 14:1-7
Main point Trust God by trusting me, for I am going to prepare for you to come and you know the way to God because you know me.
Trust God with peace, for you know me
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John 14:1-7
Diagram.
Colossians 4:2-6
Holy, blameless and above reproach.
Colossians 1:22
Diagram.
Colossians 3:18-4:1
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Colossians 3:5-17
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Colossians 3:1-4
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Colossians 2:16-23
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Romans 16:25-27
Bracket.
Matthew 5:17-20
Diagram.
Colossians 2:6-15
Diagram.
Colossians 1:24-2:5
Bracket.
Acts 1:1-11
Diagram.
Colossians 1:21-23
Diagram.
Colossians 1:9-20
דיאגרמה.
Colossians 1:3-8
Bracket.
1 Corinthians 1:26-31
Diagram.
Colossians 1:1-2
Bracket.
John 12:44-50
Bracket.
Ephesians 2:1-10
Diagram.
Ephesians 2:1-10
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1 Thessalonians 5:12-22
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1 Thessalonians 5:1-11
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2 Timothy 2:7
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Romans 8:28
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1 Thessalonians 4:13-18
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Hebrews 1:1-4
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1 Thessalonians 4:1-12
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1 Thessalonians 3:6-13
Diagram.
1 Peter 1:17-19
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1 Thessalonians 2:17-3:5
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Ephesians 3:7-12
Shown to whom? "Everyone" Demonic rulers and authorities, and perhaps angelic rulers as well.
Displaying God's wisdom
Diagram.
Romans 16:25-27
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1 Thessalonians 2:9-16
Diagram.
John 1:1
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Galatians 5:22-23
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1 Thessalonians 2:1-8
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1 Thessalonians 1:2-10
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Romans 8:28
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1 Thessalonians 1:1
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John 14:1
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Ephesians 2:4-7
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James 1:19-20
Diagram.
John 3:31
Diagram.
1 John 1:9
Diagram.
1 Peter 1:13
מושא משנה.
John 14:26
קולוסים א22.
Colossians 1:22
רומים ה1-2.
Romans 5:1-2
יוחנן א1.
John 1:1
יוחנן ג16.
John 3:16
מפה של רכיבי דיאגרמה.
Genesis 1:1
Diagram.
Romans 1:16-17
Diagram.
1 John 3:1-3
Your Plans and the Will of God Definitions Revealed will of God = What God clearly reveals to us fro...
התוכניות שלך ורצון האלוהים
Creation God works (i.
עבודה - A biblical theology of work
Diagram.
Ephesians 1:15-23
Diagram (with Seth).
Ephesians 1:3-14
Diagram.
Ephesians 1:1-2
Two People That Do Not Exist There is a single, surprisingly simple biblical truth that answers two ...
United to Jesus, let us live to God
Main idea : United with Jesus in death and resurrection, let us present ourselves to God and righteousness.
Romans 6:1-14
Q:  What is the  "hope of glory" ? A: "Messiah in you" according to Col 1:27.
Romans 5:1-11
"because all sinned" (vs 12) - does this mean that all sinned in Adam or that all have sinned indivi...
Romans 5:12-100
Main Idea : Nothing of righteousness was gained by Abraham according to the flesh; therefore, t...
Romans 4:11-12
Exegetical Idea : John calls those born of God to aspire to LOVE -- something motivated and defined ...
1 John 4:7-12
Central Idea Those united to Christ by faith need no longer fear condemnation, because their sin has...
Romans 8:1-8
Central Idea Because of Messiah's shocking love, work-out your salvation in joyful awe.
Philippians 2:12-13
Jesus doesn't "believe in you," but this is good news! Central Idea We do not need Jesus to "believe...
John 2:23-25
Why does the snake receive a specific curse being this book is not for him?! The reason, I think, is...
Genesis 3:14-19
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2 Peter 1:5-11
Vs 17 is the main point.
John 5:1-18
God is righteous!! And his heart and plan overflow to be a righteous, righteous-maker of sinners.
Romans 3:21-26
“Either this book will keep you from sin, or sin will keep you from this book.” (John Bunyan)
Psalms 1
For the main points of the narrative, relating them in a Progression seemed to be most helpful.
Luke 2:8-20
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Jesus—both good and God
Mark 10:17-22
There are only two alternatives—either Jesus is not good because he is not God, or he is good and likewise he is God.
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Published January 17th, 2016; Updated January 18th, 2016
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Sometimes we trip over passages in the gospels—passages like the one before us. Why does Jesus reply the way he does in vs 18? Is he saying that he is not God? One of the biggest reasons we have difficulties in such cases is that we have the tendency to come to the gospels and expect systematic theology. But Jesus is not giving a seminar in this passage, nor is he unfolding the full breadth of the gospel message. He is seeking to pierce the heart of a particular man and to drive us all to the realization that we desperately need God's grace. The rich young ruler, as he is so often called, has come to Jesus self-righteous to an extreme. He has kept all the commandments he tells us (vs 20) and is confident that whatever good deed need be done to obtain eternal life (see Matt 19:16), he surely can do it. There are two earth-shattering things this man needs to know. He needs to know that he is, in fact, not good. He needs to know that Jesus is good, and is God, and is more valuable than all else. Consider the incredible manner in which Jesus drives into this man's heart with these two truths, leading him to see the "one thing" that he lacks, to live in light of them. "Why do you call me good? No one is good except God alone." Far from being a denial of his divinity, these two sentences expose everything to the full light of day for the one who would thoughtfully consider them. Jesus is teaching that there are only two options—either he is not good because he is not God, or he is good and likewise he is God. Jesus has forced this young man, and us, to these alternatives and no other. And the implications do not stop there. This young man, good in his own eyes, is also forced to the same two alternatives for himself. Either he is God (which he knows he is not), or he is not good after all. How powerfully and pointedly Jesus has driven deep into the realities this man so desperately needs to understand! What about you? Have these truths sunk into your heart? Have you accepted that you are not good? Do you see that Jesus is—both good and God. If so, then he is more valuable that any treasure we might possess on earth and there is only "one thing" to do—let us renounce it all (Luke 14:33) and follow him.
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1452590864321 Meditations 1453018413 1453020604 Sometimes we trip over passages in the gospels—passages like the one before us. Why does Jesus reply the way he does in vs 18? Is he saying that he is not God? One of the biggest reasons we have difficulties in such cases is that we have the tendency to come to the gospels and expect systematic theology. But Jesus is not giving a seminar in this passage, nor is he unfolding the full breadth of the gospel message. He is seeking to pierce the heart of a particular man and to drive us all to the realization that we desperately need God's grace. The rich young ruler, as he is so often called, has come to Jesus self-righteous to an extreme. He has kept all the commandments he tells us (vs 20) and is confident that whatever good deed need be done to obtain eternal life (see Matt 19:16), he surely can do it. There are two earth-shattering things this man needs to know. He needs to know that he is, in fact, not good. He needs to know that Jesus is good, and is God, and is more valuable than all else. Consider the incredible manner in which Jesus drives into this man's heart with these two truths, leading him to see the "one thing" that he lacks, to live in light of them. "Why do you call me good? No one is good except God alone." Far from being a denial of his divinity, these two sentences expose everything to the full light of day for the one who would thoughtfully consider them. Jesus is teaching that there are only two options—either he is not good because he is not God, or he is good and likewise he is God. Jesus has forced this young man, and us, to these alternatives and no other. And the implications do not stop there. This young man, good in his own eyes, is also forced to the same two alternatives for himself. Either he is God (which he knows he is not), or he is not good after all. How powerfully and pointedly Jesus has driven deep into the realities this man so desperately needs to understand! What about you? Have these truths sunk into your heart? Have you accepted that you are not good? Do you see that Jesus is—both good and God. If so, then he is more valuable that any treasure we might possess on earth and there is only "one thing" to do—let us renounce it all (Luke 14:33) and follow him. notes 11453018413254
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The rich man is not good enough to earn eternal life. Rather, he—and we—must follow Jesus to find eternal life that comes by grace.
notes 1453020650792 Main point summary The rich man is not good enough to earn eternal life. Rather, he—and we—must follow Jesus to find eternal life that comes by grace.
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Καὶ ἐκπορευομένου αὐτοῦ εἰς ὁδὸν
u And as he was setting out on his journey,
בְּצֵאתוֹ לַדֶּרֶךְ
προσδραμὼν εἷς
a man ran up
רָץ אֵלָיו אִישׁ אֶחָד,
καὶ γονυπετήσας αὐτὸν
and v knelt before him
כָּרַע לְפָנָיו
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ἐπηρώτα αὐτόν•
and asked him,
וְשָׁאַל אוֹתוֹ:
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διδάσκαλε ἀγαθέ, τί ποιήσω
“Good Teacher, what must I do
"רַבִּי הַטּוֹב, מֶה עָלַי לַעֲשׂוֹת
ἵνα ζωὴν αἰώνιον κληρονομήσω;
to w inherit eternal life?”
כְּדֵי לָרֶשֶׁת חַיֵּי עוֹלָם?"
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ὁ δὲ Ἰησοῦς εἶπεν αὐτῷ•
And Jesus said to him,
אָמַר לוֹ יֵשׁוּעַ:
τί με λέγεις ἀγαθόν;
“Why do you call me good?
"מַדּוּעַ אַתָּה קוֹרֵא לִי 'טוֹב'?
οὐδεὶς ἀγαθὸς εἰ μὴ εἷς ὁ θεός.
No one is good except God alone.
אֵין טוֹב כִּי אִם אֶחָד וְהוּא הָאֱלֹהִים.
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τὰς ἐντολὰς οἶδας•
You know the commandments:
אֶת הַמִּצְווֹת אַתָּה יוֹדֵעַ:
μὴ φονεύσῃς, μὴ μοιχεύσῃς, μὴ κλέψῃς, μὴ ψευδομαρτυρήσῃς, μὴ ἀποστερήσῃς, τίμα τὸν πατέρα σου καὶ τὴν μητέρα .
x ‘Do not murder, Do not commit adultery, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Do not defraud, Honor your father and mother.’”
לֹא תִרְצַח, לֹא תִנְאַף, לֹא תִגְנֺב, לֹא תַעֲנֶה בְרֵעֲךָ עֵד שָׁקֶר , לֹא תַּעֲשֺׁק, כַּבֵּד אֶת־אָבִיךָ וְאֶת־אִמֶּךָ ."
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ὁ δὲ ἔφη αὐτῷ•
And he said to him,
הֵשִׁיב לוֹ:
διδάσκαλε, ταῦτα πάντα ἐφυλαξάμην ἐκ νεότητός μου.
“Teacher, y all these I have kept from my youth.”
"רַבִּי, אֶת כָּל אֵלֶּה שָׁמַרְתִּי מִנְּעוּרַי."
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ὁ δὲ Ἰησοῦς ἐμβλέψας αὐτῷ
And Jesus, z looking at him,
הִבִּיט בּוֹ יֵשׁוּעַ
ἠγάπησεν αὐτὸν
a loved him,
וְרָחַשׁ לוֹ אַהֲבָה.
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καὶ εἶπεν αὐτῷ•
and said to him,
אָמַר אֵלָיו:
* ἕν σε ὑστερεῖ•
“You lack one thing:
"דָּבָר אֶחָד חָסֵר לְךָ.
ὕπαγε, ὅσα ἔχεις πώλησον
go, b sell all that you have
לֵךְ מְכֺר מַה שֶּׁיֵשׁ לְךָ
καὶ δὸς [τοῖς] πτωχοῖς,
and give to the poor,
וְתֵן לָעֲנִיִּים,
καὶ ἕξεις θησαυρὸν ἐν οὐρανῷ,
and you will have c treasure in heaven;
וְיִהְיֶה לְךָ אוֹצָר בַּשָּׁמַיִם;
καὶ δεῦρο ἀκολούθει μοι.
and come, follow me.”
אַחַר כָּךְ בּוֹא וְלֵךְ אַחֲרַי."
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ὁ δὲ στυγνάσας ἐπὶ τῷ λόγῳ
d Disheartened by the saying,
לְשֵׁמַע הַדָּבָר נָפְלוּ פָּנָיו
ἀπῆλθεν λυπούμενος•
he went away sorrowful,
וְהוּא הָלַךְ מִשָּׁם עָצוּב,
ἦν γὰρ ἔχων κτήματα πολλά.
for he had great possessions.
שֶׁכֵּן הָיוּ לוֹ נְכָסִים רַבִּים.
Does this man mean, "What must I do to earn eternal life?" or "What must I do to receive eternal life?" Answer: He meant earn . See Matt 19:16 and note he refers to a good deed that must be done.
Jesus gives the man just two options: (a) I'm not good, and (b) I am good and am God. He also implies the same two options for this young man who thinks he is good. The man knows he is not God and so Jesus is forcing him wake up and know that he also is not good.
This is a shocking claim—an absurd claim. How this man was blinded by self-righteousness. See Gen 8:21.
This is more shocking still. Given how much God hates self-righteousness, the graciousness of the love of God here goes further still.
Love drives us to say what needs to be said, even if it is the last thing the person wants to hear.
This is clearly a purpose here given the explicit connection made in 29d. Note also that it is only "one thing" that this man lacks, not two.
A stark contrast to the joy of the man in the parable we find in Matt 13:44. This man is sorrowful because his possessions seem greater to him than eternal life with Jesus.
I.e. free grace plays into this in a way you do not yet understand. (Matt 20:1-16 unpacks this statement via parable.)
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1452590864321 Arc 1453018335 1453020640 NT 41 10 17 10 22 Mark 10:17-22 na28 esv mhnt Καὶ ἐκπορευομένου αὐτοῦ εἰς ὁδὸν u And as he was setting out on his journey, בְּצֵאתוֹ לַדֶּרֶךְ i1 προσδραμὼν εἷς a man ran up רָץ אֵלָיו אִישׁ אֶחָד, i16 καὶ γονυπετήσας αὐτὸν and v knelt before him כָּרַע לְפָנָיו i17 i54 progression ἐπηρώτα αὐτόν• and asked him, וְשָׁאַל אוֹתוֹ: i19 i55 actionpurpose 2 i56 temporal 1 2 διδάσκαλε ἀγαθέ, τί ποιήσω “Good Teacher, what must I do "רַבִּי הַטּוֹב, מֶה עָלַי לַעֲשׂוֹת i20 ἵνα ζωὴν αἰώνιον κληρονομήσω; to w inherit eternal life?” כְּדֵי לָרֶשֶׁת חַיֵּי עוֹלָם?" i21 i57 actionpurpose 2 i88 ideaexplanation 1 ὁ δὲ Ἰησοῦς εἶπεν αὐτῷ• And Jesus said to him, אָמַר לוֹ יֵשׁוּעַ: i2 τί με λέγεις ἀγαθόν; “Why do you call me good? "מַדּוּעַ אַתָּה קוֹרֵא לִי 'טוֹב'? i22 οὐδεὶς ἀγαθὸς εἰ μὴ εἷς ὁ θεός. No one is good except God alone. אֵין טוֹב כִּי אִם אֶחָד וְהוּא הָאֱלֹהִים. i23 i60 ground 1 τὰς ἐντολὰς οἶδας• You know the commandments: אֶת הַמִּצְווֹת אַתָּה יוֹדֵעַ: i3 μὴ φονεύσῃς, μὴ μοιχεύσῃς, μὴ κλέψῃς, μὴ ψευδομαρτυρήσῃς, μὴ ἀποστερήσῃς, τίμα τὸν πατέρα σου καὶ τὴν μητέρα . x ‘Do not murder, Do not commit adultery, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Do not defraud, Honor your father and mother.’” לֹא תִרְצַח, לֹא תִנְאַף, לֹא תִגְנֺב, לֹא תַעֲנֶה בְרֵעֲךָ עֵד שָׁקֶר , לֹא תַּעֲשֺׁק, כַּבֵּד אֶת־אָבִיךָ וְאֶת־אִמֶּךָ ." i25 i61 ideaexplanation 1 i58 series i59 ideaexplanation 1 ὁ δὲ ἔφη αὐτῷ• And he said to him, הֵשִׁיב לוֹ: i4 διδάσκαλε, ταῦτα πάντα ἐφυλαξάμην ἐκ νεότητός μου. “Teacher, y all these I have kept from my youth.” "רַבִּי, אֶת כָּל אֵלֶּה שָׁמַרְתִּי מִנְּעוּרַי." i26 i62 ideaexplanation 1 i97 situationresponse 2 ὁ δὲ Ἰησοῦς ἐμβλέψας αὐτῷ And Jesus, z looking at him, הִבִּיט בּוֹ יֵשׁוּעַ i5 ἠγάπησεν αὐτὸν a loved him, וְרָחַשׁ לוֹ אַהֲבָה. i27 i89 actionresult 2 καὶ εἶπεν αὐτῷ• and said to him, אָמַר אֵלָיו: i29 * ἕν σε ὑστερεῖ• “You lack one thing: "דָּבָר אֶחָד חָסֵר לְךָ. i30 ὕπαγε, ὅσα ἔχεις πώλησον go, b sell all that you have לֵךְ מְכֺר מַה שֶּׁיֵשׁ לְךָ i31 καὶ δὸς [τοῖς] πτωχοῖς, and give to the poor, וְתֵן לָעֲנִיִּים, i32 i98 actionpurpose 2 καὶ ἕξεις θησαυρὸν ἐν οὐρανῷ, and you will have c treasure in heaven; וְיִהְיֶה לְךָ אוֹצָר בַּשָּׁמַיִם; i33 i66 actionresult 2 καὶ δεῦρο ἀκολούθει μοι. and come, follow me.” אַחַר כָּךְ בּוֹא וְלֵךְ אַחֲרַי." i34 i67 actionpurpose 2 i64 ideaexplanation 1 i63 ideaexplanation 1 i92 inference 2 i95 situationresponse 2 i96 questionanswer 2 ὁ δὲ στυγνάσας ἐπὶ τῷ λόγῳ d Disheartened by the saying, לְשֵׁמַע הַדָּבָר נָפְלוּ פָּנָיו i6 ἀπῆλθεν λυπούμενος• he went away sorrowful, וְהוּא הָלַךְ מִשָּׁם עָצוּב, i36 i68 inference 2 ἦν γὰρ ἔχων κτήματα πολλά. for he had great possessions. שֶׁכֵּן הָיוּ לוֹ נְכָסִים רַבִּים. i37 i69 ground 1 i93 actionresult 1 2 0 Does this man mean, "What must I do to earn eternal life?" or "What must I do to receive eternal life?" Answer: He meant earn . See Matt 19:16 and note he refers to a good deed that must be done. 1 257 202 1224 3684 word-esv-1453015841530 263 131 1283 166 25 1 0 Jesus gives the man just two options: (a) I'm not good, and (b) I am good and am God. He also implies the same two options for this young man who thinks he is good. The man knows he is not God and so Jesus is forcing him wake up and know that he also is not good. 1 379 335 9055 4286 td-esv-i23 264 172 1283 211 10 5 0 This is a shocking claim—an absurd claim. How this man was blinded by self-righteousness. See Gen 8:21. 1 426 552 3743 4318 lbl-a-i97-2 224 116 1283 211 11 5 0 This is more shocking still. Given how much God hates self-righteousness, the graciousness of the love of God here goes further still. 1 240 679 2308 4211 word-esv-1453016303634 219 99 1283 159 10 5 0 Love drives us to say what needs to be said, even if it is the last thing the person wants to hear. 1 449 722 3743 3864 lbl-a-i92-2 219 99 1283 198 10 1 0 This is clearly a purpose here given the explicit connection made in 29d. Note also that it is only "one thing" that this man lacks, not two. 1 408 895 5107 3636 lbl-a-i67-2 223 130 1283 217 10 1 0 A stark contrast to the joy of the man in the parable we find in Matt 13:44. This man is sorrowful because his possessions seem greater to him than eternal life with Jesus. 1 405 1017 3743 3636 lbl-a-i69-2 220 125 1283 217 10 6 0 I.e. free grace plays into this in a way you do not yet understand. (Matt 20:1-16 unpacks this statement via parable.) 1 168 1885 4231 5263 word-esv-1453018060636 196 99 1283 100 -69 1 1 1 1 90 110 100 na28 239 esv 241 a 771 discourse 11453018335495
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