Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And someone came to Him and said, “Teacher, what good thing shall I do that I may obtain eternal life?”
As He was setting out on a journey, a man ran up to Him and knelt before Him, and asked Him, “Good Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?”
“ Why do you call Me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ and do not do what I say?
They come to you as people come, and sit before you as My people and hear your words, but they do not do them, for they do the lustful desires expressed by their
mouth, and their heart goes after their gain.
honors his father, and a servant his master. Then if I am a father, where is My honor? And if I am a master, where is My respect?’ says the Lord of hosts to you, O priests who despise My name. But you say, ‘How have we despised Your name?’
You call Me Teacher and Lord; and you are right, for so I am.
And a lawyer stood up and put Him to the test, saying, “Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?”
Now when they heard this, they were
pierced to the heart, and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, “ Brethren, what shall we do?”
and after he brought them out, he said, “Sirs,
what must I do to be saved?”