Mark 10:17-30; 12:41-44; Luke 12:13-21; 14; 16

Scriptural Highlights

A study of this lesson should help us better understand that we must be willing to sacrifice the things of this world to obtain a place in the kindom of heaven.

Trusting In Riches Can Keep A Person Out Of The Kingdom Of God

  1. READ MARK 10:17-21. A rich young man seeks Jesus to find the path to eternal life.
  2. V22: "And he was sad at that saying, and went away grieved: for he had great possessions."
  3. READ MARK 10:23-25. Hard to trust in riches and enter the kingdom of God.
  4. READ MARK 12:41-44. The widow's mite.

Seek Heavenly, Rather Than Earthly Treasures

  1. Luke 12:13-15: "And one of the company said unto him, Master, speak to my brother, that he divide the inheritance with me.
         "And he said unto him, Man, who made me a judge or a divider over you?
         "And he said unto them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth."
  2. READ LUKE 12:16-21. Parable of a certain rich man.

Followers Of Christ Must Be Willing To Forsake All To Be True Disciples

  1. READ LUKE 14:16-24. Parable of the great supper.
  2. READ LUKE 14:25-33. We must forsake all to be Christ's disciples.

Seek Spiritual Wealth With Enthusiasm & Energy

  1. READ LUKE 16:1-13. Parable of the unjust steward.


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