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All things are possible with God (Mark 10:23-31)

Tony FelichTony Felich, February 26, 2012
Part of the Exposition of The Gospel of Mark series, preached at a Morning Worship service


“Wealth can steel one against the objective requirement for entering the Kingdom of God: helpless dependence.” -Kent Hughes

I. The powerful, life controlling, grip of wealth (23-25)

II. God’s power to save and change (26-27)

III. Worthwhile Kingdom sacrifice and reward (28-31)

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Mark 10:23-31

23 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! 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 saved?” 27 Jesus looked at them and said, “With man it is impossible, but not with God. For all things are possible with God.” 28 Peter began to say to him, “See, we have left everything and followed you.” 29 Jesus said, “Truly, I say to you, there is no one who has left house or brothers or sisters or mother or father or children or lands, for my sake and for the gospel, 30 who will not receive a hundredfold now in this time, houses and brothers and sisters and mothers and children and lands, with persecutions, and in the age to come eternal life. 31 But many who are first will be last, and the last first.” (ESV)

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