A A A A A
Bible Book List
The IVP New Testament Commentary Series – Inverting the World's Values (19:1-20:16)
Resources » The IVP New Testament Commentary Series » Matthew » THE FINAL JOURNEY (19:1-22:46) » Inverting the World's Values (19:1-20:16)
Inverting the World's Values (19:1-20:16)

Jesus' male contemporaries valued the great and powerful; Jesus summoned status-seeking men to love their wives and children. The world valued wealth; Jesus summoned his followers to sacrifice all for the kingdom, caring for the poor (19:21; compare 6:19-24). Only those who prepared for such sacrifices could enter the coming kingdom.

Bible Gateway Recommends

Exploring the Old Testament, Volume 4: A Guide to the Prophets
Exploring the Old Testament, Volume 4: A Guide to the Prophets
Retail: $30.00
Our Price: $18.99Save: $11.01 (37%)
5.0 of 5.0 stars
Buy now
1-3 John, The IVP New Testament Commentary Series
1-3 John, The IVP New Testament Commentary Series
Retail: $22.00
Our Price: $6.99Save: $15.01 (68%)Buy now
Acts: Tyndale New Testament Commentary [TNTC]
Acts: Tyndale New Testament Commentary [TNTC]
Retail: $18.00
Our Price: $11.99Save: $6.01 (33%)
5.0 of 5.0 stars
Buy now
1 & 2 Timothy and Titus: IVP New Testament Commentary    [IVPNTC]
1 & 2 Timothy and Titus: IVP New Testament Commentary [IVPNTC]
Retail: $18.00
Our Price: $11.99Save: $6.01 (33%)Buy now