Living On Purpose

LIVING ON PURPOSE: Rightly Diving the Word of Truth (2 Tim 2:15) In 1744, Alexander Webster and Robert Wallace (both Presbyterian Clergymen in Scotland), decided to set up a life-insurance fund for the widows and orphans of dead clergymen.  So they proposed that each church minister contribute a portion of their income into an investment … Continue reading Living On Purpose

Did I just hear him say, ‘Go sell all, give to the poor, and follow me?’

In consideration to the question at hand, let us have a look at Jesus’ exchanges with some of the rich people he encountered during the course of his ministry. Of particular interest to me was his conversation with a man just described as the rich young ruler, captured in the synoptic gospels (Matthew 19:16–30, Mark 10:17–31 and Luke 18:18–30); and the conversation that ensued between Jesus and his disciples afterwards. Continue reading Did I just hear him say, ‘Go sell all, give to the poor, and follow me?’