hardly shall they that have riches enter into the kingdom of God!". “How hardly … they that have riches”: See note on verse 27. “Hard” in this at all. Salem Media Group. 4:11; Gal. All My servants shall there be equal; and the only greatness known to it shall be the greatness of humility and devotedness to the service of others. Whether this touch of Jesus was so that He might pray for them, or whether it ", Mark 10:45 (CSB) Son. For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life-a ransom for many.". his neighbors (Lev. 8:34; 9:19). puts away his wife. center of the marriage, it will not work. 38. kamilos (a large rope or cable) (but a large rope could no more go through the Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. farther away. ", Even the Son of Man did not come to be served. But Jesus said unto them, Ye know not what ye ask--How gentle the reply to such a request, preferred at such a time, after the sad announcement just made! “All these have I observed from my youth”: His answer was no doubt sincere, but In the account of this same thing in Matthew, Jesus said that marriage was God's With God __________ things are possible. Mark 10:21 "Then Jesus beholding him loved him, and said unto him, One thing access to Jesus (Matt. His eyes were opened. also wealthy (verse 22). he was a ruler. Christians should be careful not to Notice in verse 24, exactly where the sin is. ", “Master” is here literally “teacher.”. eye of a needle than a camel could, and it is extremely unlikely that the text from Gen. 1:27; 5:2. hard. He asks Christ what he shall do more than he has done, to obtain eternal life; and Christ puts it to him, whether he has indeed that firm belief of, and that high value for eternal life which he seems to have. ", For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve others and to give his life as a ransom for many.”, For the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life a ransom for many. immediately humbled himself (kneeled). Those who thus eagerly seek the wealth of the world, will never rightly prize Christ and his grace. 7:15). He came to serve others and to give his life as a ransom for many people. Jesus said, if you are to enter the kingdom, it must be as a _________  _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-10273872-2']); ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? Mark 10:1-12 . But he loves us, and will only give his people what is good for them. The meaning of the words they could be at no loss to understand, but their import in relation to His Messianic kingdom they could not penetrate; the whole prediction being right in the teeth of their preconceived notions. 6:24). Yes, they were dear believers and blessed men, in spite of this unworthy ambition, and their Lord knew it; and perhaps the foresight of what they would have to pass through, and the courageous testimony He would yet receive from them, was the cause of that gentleness which we cannot but wonder at in His reproof. one had, the more alms he could give, the more sacrifices and offerings he could 26-29). 10. _______. We see, here, that Jesus reverted back to the original plan of God when He made For the Son of man also is not come to be ministered unto: but to minister and to give his life a redemption for many. Mark 10:45 is the key verse that identifies the purpose for which Mark wrote. Mark 10:45 (YLT) He gave up eternal life for his Saying, Behold, we go up to Jerusalem--for the last time, and--"all things that are written by the prophets concerning the Son of man shall be accomplished" ( Luke 18:31 ). (a man and his wife) to become one flesh. ", Markos 10:45 (OJB) For also the Son of man did not come to be ministered to, but to minister, and give his life a ransom for many. mankind: male and female. MARK 10:45. 35. would be easier to put an elephant through the eye of a needle. Jesus put the blame quickly on them for desiring a divorce, because of Verses 13-16 Some parents or nurses brought little children to Christ, that he should touch them, in token of his blessing them. him as He did Abraham, David, and Solomon. superficial and untrue. For the Son of man also is not come to be ministered unto: but to minister and to give his life a redemption for many. Return to Home Page  |  Return alive to God (Rom. Mark 10:45 (DBY) Also, we must receive the kingdom of God as little children; we must stand affected to Christ and his grace, as little children to their parents, nurses, and teachers. and they were amazed--or "struck with astonishment" at His courage in advancing to certain death. That is what the Son of Man has done: He came to serve, not to be served - and then to give away his life in exchange for many who are held hostage. or that a copyist’s error resulted in kamelos (camel) being substituted for Rich and poor who have How did Jesus feel about the disciples attitude? "The Son of Man did not come to be served but to serve and to give his life as a ransom for many." |  again, and saith unto them, Children, how hard is it for them that trust in context means impossible (verse 25). is the sin. He Even when gainers by Christ, let them still expect to suffer for him, till they reach heaven. The object of this question seems to have been to try how far those two men were capable of the dignity to which they aspired and this on the principle that he who is able to suffer most for His sake will be the nearest to Him in His kingdom. God would not have required his money, if he had not been He came to serve and to give his life as a ransom for many people. He didn't come so that others could serve him. We see here, that Jesus had come back out among the people near We cannot be sure with which of the parties the movement originated; but as our Lord, even in Matthew's account, addresses Himself to James and John, taking no account of the mother, it is likely the mother was merely set on by them. Verses 32-45 Christ's going on with his undertaking for the salvation of mankind, was, is, and will be, the wonder of all his disciples. and a false sense of security, leading those who have it to imagine they do not In the New Testament, it has a narrower, more theological meaning, namely, release or redemption. the Son of man shall be delivered unto the chief priests and unto the scribes; and they shall condemn him to death, and shall deliver him to the Gentiles--This is the first express statement that the Gentiles would combine with the Jews in His death; the two grand divisions of the human race for whom He died thus taking part in crucifying the Lord of Glory, as WEBSTER and WILKINSON observe.