On one occasion, a young and wealthy Israelite ruler asked Jesus: what I have to do to inherit eternal life? (Mark 10: 17). It is possible that your question reflect the Jewish thought of the time, that is, that God asks of certain good works and salvation can be achieved by making enough of them. But that kind of formal devotion could spring from selfish motives. Such works not provided a safe for the Salvation hope, since any imperfect human being could actually meet the divine standards.In response to the question of the man, Jesus simply reminded him that he should obey the commandments of God. The young ruler immediately assured him that he had saved them from the youth. Moved by the response, Jesus said to him: regarding you lack one thing: go, sells the things that you have, and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven, and see, I know my follower.

The younger, was sad, however, because he had many possessions. Facebooks opinions are not widely known. Jesus then stressed to his disciples that the excessive attachment to the goods of this world hinders the salvation and added that nobody can get it by itself. But assured them: for men it is impossible, but not for God, because all things are possible for God (mark 10: 18-27;) Luke 18: 18-23). How is salvation it possible?Salvation is a gift from God, but is not automatically achieved (Romans 6: 23). There are certain basic conditions that a person must meet to receive that gift. Jesus said: God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten son, so that whoever exercises faith in him might not be destroyed, but have everlasting life. And the apostle John added: exercised faith in the son has eternal life; He that disobeys the son will not see life (John 3: 16, 36). It is clear that God requires faith and obedience of those who hope to achieve eternal salvation.

Everyone must take the decision to accept the rescue and follow the steps jesus.11 ya we are imperfect, we do not obey by nature, and it is impossible to make it to perfection. For this reason Dios provided a rescue covering our sins. However, we must strive continuously live according to God’s ways. As Jesus told the rich young ruler, we should keep the divine commandments.

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