Matthew 19:16-30 – AN INQUIRY
A PERTINENT QUESTION – Matthew 19:16
The “rich young ruler” had a good, relevant question, “What good thing shall I do, that I may have eternal life?”
A PENETRATING OBSERVATION – Matthew 19:17
In essence was saying, “You call me good and there is none good but God. That means I am God.”
A POWERFUL INTERVIEW – Matthew 19:18-22
The one thing the man lacked was faith enough in Christ to leave behind his wealth.
A PASSIONATE DISCUSSION – Matthew 19:23-26
God does the “impossible” through Calvary in order to save a person’s soul.
A PROMISED REWARD – Matthew 19:27-29
Faithful followers of Christ will be rewarded!
A PROVIDENTIAL WARNING – Matthew 19:30
Many who are “first” in this life will be “last” in the next because they did not come to God’s terms which are belief in the Gospel. 1 Corinthians 15:3-4, Romans 10:9-10, John 3:36