Hidden Nuggets Series #73 – “One thing you lack: Go your way, sell whatever you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, take up the cross, and follow Me.” – Mark 10:21
Things we can’t shake.
Things we don’t want to give up.
Things we love that bring us pleasure.
We’ve crossed a line when our love for and desire for such things keeps us from moving forward (or toward) to better things. We miss out on the prospects for a better future because we are latched onto the passions of the present.
To often the main culprit here is money and our desire for more.
Jesus and a Rich Young Man
One day Jesus was out teaching and a rich young man of some ruling stature came to him. The man knelt before Jesus and asked him a simple question,
“Good teacher, what shall I do that I may inherit eternal life?”