||And embracing them, and laying his hands upon them, he blessed them.
||And when he had departed on the way, a certain one, running up and kneeling before him, asked him, “Good Teacher, what shall I do, so that I may secure eternal life?”
||But Jesus said to him, “Why call me good? No one is good except the one God.
||You know the precepts: “Do not commit adultery. Do not kill. Do not steal. Do not speak false testimony. Do not deceive. Honor your father and mother.”
||But in response, he said to him, “Teacher, all these I have observed from my youth.”
||Then Jesus, gazing at him, loved him, and he said to him: “One thing is lacking to you. Go, sell whatever you have, and give to the poor, and then you will have treasure in heaven. And come, follow me.”
||But he went away grieving, having been greatly saddened by the word. For he had many possessions.
||And Jesus, looking around, said to his disciples, “How difficult it is for those who have riches to enter into the kingdom of God!”