From excitement to sorrow

A young man was excited to meet Jesus and asked what to do to have eternal life. Jesus told the young man to keep the commandments, and he said that he had kept them and was there anything else that he needed to do.

Jesus told him to sell his possessions, give to the poor, and follow Jesus,

“But when the young man heard that saying, he went away sorrowful, for he had great possessions” (Matthew 19:22).

His preconceived ideas about himself led to excitement, but when Jesus revealed the truth about the young man, he did not like what he heard and left Jesus brokenhearted.
If you go to Jesus, be prepared to hear whatever He says.

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