Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then a rich, young man [See verse 22] came to Him and said, "Teacher, what good deed should I do in order to have never ending life?"
As Jesus was leaving to go on His way, a man ran to Him and kneeled down in front of Him and asked, "Good Teacher, what should I do in order to possess never ending life?"
And why do you call me 'Lord, Lord,' and [yet] not obey what I tell you to do?
You call me 'Teacher,' and 'Lord,' and you are right in doing so because that is who I am.
Just then a certain teacher of the law of Moses stood up and [attempted to] test Jesus, saying, "Teacher, what must I do to inherit [never ending] life?"
Now when the people heard this message [of Peter and the other apostles, See verse 14], they were convicted [of its truth] in their hearts and said to Peter and the other apostles, "Brothers, what shall we do [about our condemned condition]?"
After bringing them out [of the jail area] he said, "Sirs, what do I have to do to be saved?"