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1 Mark 10 The King of Everything

2 The children And they were bringing children to him that he might touch them, and the disciples rebuked them. 14 But when Jesus saw it, he was indignant and said to them, “Let the children come to me; do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of God. 15 Truly, I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God like a child shall not enter it.” 16 And he took them in his arms and blessed them, laying his hands on themAnd they were bringing children to him that he might touch them, and the disciples rebuked them. 14 But when Jesus saw it, he was indignant and said to them, “Let the children come to me; do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of God. 15 Truly, I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God like a child shall not enter it.” 16 And he took them in his arms and blessed them, laying his hands on them (Mark 10:13-16 ESV)(Mark 10:13-16 ESV)

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4 The rich young man And as he was setting out on his journey, a man ran up and knelt before him and asked him, “Good Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?” 18 And Jesus said to him, “Why do you call me good? No one is good except God alone. 19 You know the commandments: ‘Do not murder, Do not commit adultery, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Do not defraud, Honor your father and mother. ’” 20 And he said to him, “Teacher, all these I have kept from my youth.” 21 And Jesus, looking at him, loved him, and said to him, “You lack one thing:go, sell all that you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me.” 22 Disheartened by the saying, he went away sorrowful, for he had great possessionsAnd as he was setting out on his journey, a man ran up and knelt before him and asked him, “Good Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?” 18 And Jesus said to him, “Why do you call me good? No one is good except God alone. 19 You know the commandments: ‘Do not murder, Do not commit adultery, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Do not defraud, Honor your father and mother. ’” 20 And he said to him, “Teacher, all these I have kept from my youth.” 21 And Jesus, looking at him, loved him, and said to him, “You lack one thing:go, sell all that you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me.” 22 Disheartened by the saying, he went away sorrowful, for he had great possessions (Mark 10:17-22 ESV)(Mark 10:17-22 ESV)

5 Why did jesus anwser him this way? ” 18 And Jesus said to him, “Why do you call me good? No one is good except God alone”” 18 And Jesus said to him, “Why do you call me good? No one is good except God alone” Good is self manufactured..attainable

6 Why did jesus tell the man to obey the law rather than accept him like a child?

7 Why did jesus tell the man to sell all he had?

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9 Does this apply to us?

10 We need to understand what do with our good things Its our moral wealth that’s keeping us from the kingdom of GodIts our moral wealth that’s keeping us from the kingdom of God Career, ability to move around in social circles, the things we buyCareer, ability to move around in social circles, the things we buy Its our identity, our name our father…Its our identity, our name our father… We need to understand its powerWe need to understand its power

11 And Jesus looked around and said to his disciples, “How difficult it will be for those who have wealth to enter the kingdom of God!” 24 And the disciples were amazed at his words. But Jesus said to them again, “Children, how difficult it is to enter the kingdom of God! (Mark 10:23-24 ESV)And Jesus looked around and said to his disciples, “How difficult it will be for those who have wealth to enter the kingdom of God!” 24 And the disciples were amazed at his words. But Jesus said to them again, “Children, how difficult it is to enter the kingdom of God! (Mark 10:23-24 ESV) Jesus talking about salvation and brings up money!!!

12 25 It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich person to enter the kingdom of God.” 26 And they were exceedingly astonished, and said to him, “Then who can be saved25 It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich person to enter the kingdom of God.” 26 And they were exceedingly astonished, and said to him, “Then who can be saved

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16 The rich young man “You lack one thing:go, sell all that you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me.” 22 Disheartened by the saying, he went away sorrowful, for he had great possessions“You lack one thing:go, sell all that you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me.” 22 Disheartened by the saying, he went away sorrowful, for he had great possessions (Mark 10:17-22 ESV)(Mark 10:17-22 ESV) Shocked Grieved..severe mental and emotional distress

17 Why WERE THE DISCIPLES SURPRISED THAT IT WAS DIFFICULT FOR THE RICH TO ENTER HEAVEN?

18 The danger of riches-to the gospel Breaks the first and last commandmentsBreaks the first and last commandments Distracts from Christian ministry..leisure or bussinesDistracts from Christian ministry..leisure or bussines Anxiety on maintaining wealthAnxiety on maintaining wealth Risk taking behaviourRisk taking behaviour Set your heart on earthly rather than eternal realitiesSet your heart on earthly rather than eternal realities

19 Level of trust If we are going to stop money from having this power Jesus gave His life for you..drill into our heart See the ultimate rich young ruler

20 21 And Jesus, looking at him, loved him, and said to him, “You lack one thing:go, sell all that you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me.”21 And Jesus, looking at him, loved him, and said to him, “You lack one thing:go, sell all that you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me.” Jesus is ultimate rich young ruler Jesus gave it all away

21 Level of trust If we are going to stop money from having this power Jesus gave His life for you..drill into our heart See the ultimate rich young ruler Level of action How we treat others..the poor Giving,if we are saved by grace Level of attitude, Get away from Anxiety.., Envy, Bias toward being with rich,buying new things when depressed,sense of freedom and power when can buy

22 HOW GENEROUS SHOULD WE BE Impacted by what Jesus on the crossImpacted by what Jesus on the cross If what you give has no impact on your life styleIf what you give has no impact on your life style He went all the way..He went all the way.. The richer you are the greater the discrepancy between where you live and where you could liveThe richer you are the greater the discrepancy between where you live and where you could live OT 10%OT 10% Zaccheus 50%Zaccheus 50% Young man 100%Young man 100% Paul …cheerfullyPaul …cheerfully

23 Standard of living But godliness with contentment is great gain, 7 for we brought nothing into the world, and we cannot take anything out of the world. 8 But if we have food and clothing, with these we will be content. 9 But those who desire to be rich fall into temptation, into a snare, into many senseless and harmful desires that plunge people into ruin and destruction. 10 For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evils. It is through this craving that some have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many pangsBut godliness with contentment is great gain, 7 for we brought nothing into the world, and we cannot take anything out of the world. 8 But if we have food and clothing, with these we will be content. 9 But those who desire to be rich fall into temptation, into a snare, into many senseless and harmful desires that plunge people into ruin and destruction. 10 For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evils. It is through this craving that some have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many pangs (1 Timothy 6:6-10 ESV)(1 Timothy 6:6-10 ESV)

24 As for the rich in this present age, charge them not to be haughty, nor to set their hopes on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly provides us with everything to enjoy. 18 They are to do good, to be rich in good works, to be generous and ready to share, 19 thus storing up treasure for themselves as a good foundation for the future, so that they may take hold of that which is truly lifeAs for the rich in this present age, charge them not to be haughty, nor to set their hopes on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly provides us with everything to enjoy. 18 They are to do good, to be rich in good works, to be generous and ready to share, 19 thus storing up treasure for themselves as a good foundation for the future, so that they may take hold of that which is truly life (1 Timothy 6:17-19 ESV)(1 Timothy 6:17-19 ESV)

25 What does this mean? For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sake he became poor, so that you by his poverty might become richFor you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sake he became poor, so that you by his poverty might become rich (2 Corinthians 8:9 ESV)(2 Corinthians 8:9 ESV)

26 Third prediction of passion And they were on the road, going up to Jerusalem, and Jesus was walking ahead of them. And they were amazed, and those who followed were afraid. And taking the twelve again, he began to tell them what was to happen to him, 33 saying, “See, we are going up to Jerusalem, and the Son of Man will be delivered over to the chief priests and the scribes, and they will condemn him to death and deliver him over to the Gentiles. 34 And they will mock him and spit on him, and flog him and kill him. And after three days he will riseAnd they were on the road, going up to Jerusalem, and Jesus was walking ahead of them. And they were amazed, and those who followed were afraid. And taking the twelve again, he began to tell them what was to happen to him, 33 saying, “See, we are going up to Jerusalem, and the Son of Man will be delivered over to the chief priests and the scribes, and they will condemn him to death and deliver him over to the Gentiles. 34 And they will mock him and spit on him, and flog him and kill him. And after three days he will rise (Mark 10:32-34 ESV)(Mark 10:32-34 ESV)

27 The request of james and john 35 And James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came up to him and said to him, “Teacher, we want you to do for us whatever we ask of you.” 36 And he said to them, “What do you want me to do for you?” 37 And they said to him, “Grant us to sit, one at your right hand and one at your left, in your glory.”35 And James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came up to him and said to him, “Teacher, we want you to do for us whatever we ask of you.” 36 And he said to them, “What do you want me to do for you?” 37 And they said to him, “Grant us to sit, one at your right hand and one at your left, in your glory.” What does this show about the understanding of James and John about Jesus was talking about?

28 What is the difference between Jesus idea of glory and theirs?

29 Teacher, we want you to do for us whatever we ask of you.Teacher, we want you to do for us whatever we ask of you. What does this request teach us about how not to pray?What does this request teach us about how not to pray?

30 The request of james and john 38 Jesus said to them, “You do not know what you are asking. Are you able to drink the cup that I drink, or to be baptized with the baptism with which I am baptized?” 39 And they said to him, “We are able.” And Jesus said to them, “The cup that I drink you will drink, and with the baptism with which I am baptized, you will be baptized, 40 but to sit at my right hand or at my left is not mine to grant, but it is for38 Jesus said to them, “You do not know what you are asking. Are you able to drink the cup that I drink, or to be baptized with the baptism with which I am baptized?” 39 And they said to him, “We are able.” And Jesus said to them, “The cup that I drink you will drink, and with the baptism with which I am baptized, you will be baptized, 40 but to sit at my right hand or at my left is not mine to grant, but it is for

31 Metaphor for one’s fate The Lord is my chosen portion and my cup;The Lord is my chosen portion and my cup; you hold my lot.you hold my lot. 6 The lines have fallen for me in pleasant places;6 The lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; indeed, I have a beautiful inheritanceindeed, I have a beautiful inheritance (Psalms 16:5-6 ESV)(Psalms 16:5-6 ESV) Positive

32 Metaphor for one’s fate 5 You prepare a table before me5 You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies;in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil;you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows.my cup overflows. 6 Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me6 Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my lifeall the days of my life (Psalms 23:5-6 ESV)(Psalms 23:5-6 ESV) Positive

33 Metaphor for one’s fate Wake yourself, wake yourself,Wake yourself, wake yourself, stand up, O Jerusalem,stand up, O Jerusalem, you who have drunk from the hand of the Lord you who have drunk from the hand of the Lord the cup of his wrath,the cup of his wrath, who have drunk to the dregswho have drunk to the dregs the bowl, the cup of staggeringthe bowl, the cup of staggering (Isaiah 51:17 ESV)(Isaiah 51:17 ESV) Negative

34 Metaphor for one’s fate Thus the Lord, the God of Israel, said to me: “Take from my hand this cup of the wine of wrath, and make all the nations to whom I send you drink it. 16 They shall drink and stagger and be crazed because of the sword that I am sending among themThus the Lord, the God of Israel, said to me: “Take from my hand this cup of the wine of wrath, and make all the nations to whom I send you drink it. 16 They shall drink and stagger and be crazed because of the sword that I am sending among them (Jeremiah 25:15-16 ESV)(Jeremiah 25:15-16 ESV) Negative

35 What significance?

36 Greeks – overwhelmed by disaster John – repentance of sin..Jesus solidarity with man

37 Christian paradigm of greatness those for whom it has been prepared.” 41 And when the ten heard it, they began to be indignant at James and John. 42 And Jesus called them to him and said to them, “You know that those who are considered rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their great ones exercise authority over them. 43 But it shall not be so among you. But whoever would be great among you must be your servant, 44 and whoever would be first among you must be slave of all. 45 For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for manythose for whom it has been prepared.” 41 And when the ten heard it, they began to be indignant at James and John. 42 And Jesus called them to him and said to them, “You know that those who are considered rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their great ones exercise authority over them. 43 But it shall not be so among you. But whoever would be great among you must be your servant, 44 and whoever would be first among you must be slave of all. 45 For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many (Mark 10:35-45 ESV)(Mark 10:35-45 ESV)

38 45 For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many45 For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many

39 Captivity- SlaveryCaptivity- Slavery PricePrice New relationships- obligationsNew relationships- obligations His LifeHis Life ManyMany

40 Out of the anguish of his soul he shall see and be satisfied; by his knowledge shall the righteous one, my servant, make many to be accounted righteous, and he shall bear their iniquities. 12 Therefore I will divide him a portion with the many, and he shall divide the spoil with the strong, because he poured out his soul to death and was numbered with the transgressors; yet he bore the sin of many,and makes intercession for the transgressorsOut of the anguish of his soul he shall see and be satisfied; by his knowledge shall the righteous one, my servant, make many to be accounted righteous, and he shall bear their iniquities. 12 Therefore I will divide him a portion with the many, and he shall divide the spoil with the strong, because he poured out his soul to death and was numbered with the transgressors; yet he bore the sin of many,and makes intercession for the transgressors (Isaiah 53:11-12 ESV)(Isaiah 53:11-12 ESV)

41 World views Relate to gods by serving themRelate to gods by serving them Results-Put in relationshipResults-Put in relationship Power over othersPower over others Insecurity towards the godsInsecurity towards the gods Relate to God by accepting His service to youRelate to God by accepting His service to you Results- Put in relationshipResults- Put in relationship Service to others Assurance towards God ROMANChristian


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