(Mark 10:17 – 27)
Prayer – Come, Holy Spirit. Let me sacrifice everything to follow Jesus.
Imagination: (Picture the young man asking Jesus about eternal life.)
Context: The gospel begins “As Jesus set out”. This sets the scene. Jesus is on a journey and the young man will be invited to come along. The man’s “kneeling down” shows great piety. His question is excellent. He wants what Jesus offers, eternal life. Jesus loves him and invites him “to follow”. Worldly possessions are his obstacle. With so many possessions, he could not travel with Jesus. Continue reading →