April 12, 2005
Matthew 19:23-26 (New International Version)
Then Jesus said to his disciples, “I tell you the truth, it is hard for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven. Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God.” When the disciples heard this, they were greatly astonished and asked, “Who then can be saved?” Jesus looked at them and said, “With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.”
During an appearance last week on “Hardball with Chris Matthews,” Congressman Charles Rangel from New York did us all the service of exegeting the above passage from the Scriptures. Continue Reading...