January 16 - Matthew 19

Read: Matthew chapter 19 (CEB, NIV, NRSV)

Reflection Questions: A young, rich man told Jesus he had been faithful in keeping the Commandments.  Would that ensure that he would have eternal life?  Jesus told him to sell all his possessions and give the money to the poor.  He would then have treasure in heaven.  Sadly, the young man found this to be too great a price.  Has Jesus ever asked you to give up too much?Explain.