The Rich Young Ruler: The Gospel Accounts: A Chronological Harmony

The Rich Young Ruler

Reading Assignment:

Matthew 19:16-30
Mark 10:17-31
Luke 18:18-30

Exodus 20:1-17

Did you understand what you read?

  1. What did the young man want to know?
  2. Why did Jesus point out that only God is good?
  3. What was the answer to the young manís question?
  4. Why wasnít this answer enough for the young man?
  5. Why did the young man press further for an answer? Why did Jesus answer?
  6. What was the one thing this man was lacking?
  7. What was he invited to do?
  8. Why did he leave sorrowfully once he received the answer he sought?
  9. Why is it hard for the rich to be saved?
  10. Why were the disciples surprised by this answer?
  11. What had the disciples left in order to follow Jesus?
  12. Had the disciples lost everything then?