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Gospel (Mt 19: 23-30)

A camel is more likely to go through the eye of a needle than a rich man to enter the kingdom of God


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At that time Jesus said to his disciples:
Amen, I tell you:
A rich man will find it difficult to get into the kingdom of heaven.
24

Again I tell you:
A camel is more likely to go through the eye of a needle,
than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God.

25
When the disciples heard this, they were very frightened
and said: Who else can be saved then?

26

Jesus looked at her
and said to them: It is impossible for people
but for God everything is possible.

27

Peter answered:
You know we left everything and followed you.
What will we get for it?

28



Jesus replied to them, Amen, I say to you:
When the world is re-created
and the Son of Man sits on the throne of glory,
will you who have followed me
sit on twelve thrones and judge the twelve tribes of Israel.

29




And everybody,
the houses for my name's sake
or brothers, sisters, father, mother, children
or left fields,
will receive a hundredfold for it
and gain eternal life.

30

But many who are now the first
will then be the last
and the last will be the first.


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