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He's Not Built For This

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He’s Not Built For This!!

In the movie Brooklyn's Finest, one of the final sceens, the retired cop finds himself in the basement of a sex traffic ring. And he is extremely overwhelmed in this dark disgusting culture. He is confronted with the two men that are holding these women hostage. One of the men can see on the cops face that he is not familiar with this lifestyle.. and even though he has a gun pointed to the man. The bad guy tells his partner to take him because he’s not built for this!!!!!
Mark 10:17–31 The Message
17 As he went out into the street, a man came running up, greeted him with great reverence, and asked, “Good Teacher, what must I do to get eternal life?” 18 Jesus said, “Why are you calling me good? No one is good, only God. 19 You know the commandments: Don’t murder, don’t commit adultery, don’t steal, don’t lie, don’t cheat, honor your father and mother.” 20 He said, “Teacher, I have—from my youth—kept them all!” 21 Jesus looked him hard in the eye—and loved him! He said, “There’s one thing left: Go sell whatever you own and give it to the poor. All your wealth will then be heavenly wealth. And come follow me.” 22 The man’s face clouded over. This was the last thing he expected to hear, and he walked off with a heavy heart. He was holding on tight to a lot of things, and not about to let go. 23 Looking at his disciples, Jesus said, “Do you have any idea how difficult it is for people who ‘have it all’ to enter God’s kingdom?” 24 The disciples couldn’t believe what they were hearing, but Jesus kept on: “You can’t imagine how difficult. 25 I’d say it’s easier for a camel to go through a needle’s eye than for the rich to get into God’s kingdom.” 26 That set the disciples back on their heels. “Then who has any chance at all?” they asked. 27 Jesus was blunt: “No chance at all if you think you can pull it off by yourself. Every chance in the world if you let God do it.” 28 Peter tried another angle: “We left everything and followed you.” 29 Jesus said, “Mark my words, no one who sacrifices house, brothers, sisters, mother, father, children, land—whatever—because of me and the Message 30 will lose out. They’ll get it all back, but multiplied many times in homes, brothers, sisters, mothers, children, and land—but also in troubles. And then the bonus of eternal life! 31 This is once again the Great Reversal: Many who are first will end up last, and the last first.”
Mark 10:17
The IVP New Testament Commentary Series: Mark Entitlement and Wealth (10:17–31)

Poverty has been described as the one thing money cannot buy. It may also be one thing money cannot fix.

The IVP New Testament Commentary Series: Mark Entitlement and Wealth (10:17–31)

Accumulating wealth and establishing a charitable trust fund may be the most respectable option for people who make it to the top of the heap in Western cultures, but it is far from the solution Jesus put forward.

The IVP New Testament Commentary Series: Mark Entitlement and Wealth (10:17–31)

The rich man who ran up to kneel at Jesus’ feet had some insight into what Jesus had been trying to teach the disciples. His appeal to Jesus as Good teacher may have been a piece of flattery

The IVP New Testament Commentary Series: Mark Entitlement and Wealth (10:17–31)

The comment that Jesus loved him would be out of character if he had detected anything deceptive

The Question:
what must I do to get eternal life?” (The Message: )

what shall I do that I may inherit eternal life?

The Message: the Bible in contemporary language (). Colorado Springs, CO: NavPress.
What Must I DO!!!!! How do I get innn...
2. The Answer:
Your prob asking what does this have to do with my Consecration…
Look at somebody that needs a dentist appointment & tell the everything...
See he had mastered commandments so it was no longer obedience attached to sacrifice..
I have been doing this since i was a youth
3. The Challenge:
Jesus said that he lacked one thing, and then he told the rich man to do three things:
sell his possessions,
Jesus said that he lacked one thing, and then he told the rich man to do three things: sell his possessions, give the proceeds to the poor and follow him. Of these three things the overriding idea is the call to become a disciple.
give the proceeds to the poor
follow him.
Of these three things the overriding idea is the call to become a disciple.
The IVP New Testament Commentary Series: Mark Entitlement and Wealth (10:17–31)

Jesus did not ask anything more of this man than he had asked of anyone else. Giving up one’s life for the sake of Jesus and the kingdom of God is a radical thing to do.

Have you ever asked God a question, and you didn’t like the answer..
See the challenge was for him to help finance the kingdom, after all what would be any other reason God would bless him with all that money...
The Message Chapter 10

All your wealth will then be heavenly wealth.

Anyone God calls to something greater requires leaving or giving up something of value.. for the sake of The Gospel..
Luke 19:6–9 NKJV
6 So he made haste and came down, and received Him joyfully. 7 But when they saw it, they all complained, saying, “He has gone to be a guest with a man who is a sinner.” 8 Then Zacchaeus stood and said to the Lord, “Look, Lord, I give half of my goods to the poor; and if I have taken anything from anyone by false accusation, I restore fourfold.” 9 And Jesus said to him, “Today salvation has come to this house, because he also is a son of Abraham;
Lk 19.6
4. The Reality:
Jesus drove home the difficulty that wealth poses with these words: How hard it is for the rich to enter the kingdom of God!
See this was a shocking statement because just like todays culture we think expensive material is a sign of Gods favor!!
The IVP New Testament Commentary Series: Mark Entitlement and Wealth (10:17–31)

We might put it this way: if it is so hard for someone with the material tokens of God’s blessing to enter the kingdom, how much harder would it be for those who lack this sign of favor?

The IVP New Testament Commentary Series: Mark Entitlement and Wealth (10:17–31)

Jesus’ answer was both reassuring and provocative:

The Message Chapter 10

No chance at all if you think you can pull it off by yourself. Every chance in the world if you let God do it.”

Please tell someone let God do it!!!
Mark 10:28
Mark 10:28–31 The Message
28 Peter tried another angle: “We left everything and followed you.” 29 Jesus said, “Mark my words, no one who sacrifices house, brothers, sisters, mother, father, children, land—whatever—because of me and the Message 30 will lose out. They’ll get it all back, but multiplied many times in homes, brothers, sisters, mothers, children, and land—but also in troubles. And then the bonus of eternal life! 31 This is once again the Great Reversal: Many who are first will end up last, and the last first.”
Are you really built for Heaven! If you holding on to earthly wealth your not ready for heavenly wealth!!!
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