Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 9, 2002
Jesus reveals this young man’s idolatry and calls him to turn from easy believism to true conversion.
"The Rich Young Ruler" Rev Dr Robert G Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts
A respectable, clean-cut young man comes to Jesus, interested in religion. Mark calls him a ruler, and many Bible scholars think he was a leader in the synagogue, sort of like a deacon or a