Church Publications (HTML): " might well ask, %u201CIsn%u2019t it enough to keep the commandments? What more is expected of us than to be true and faithful to every trust? Is there more than the law of obedience?%u201D
In the case of our rich young friend there was more. He was expected to live the law of consecration, to sacrifice his earthly possessions, for the answer of Jesus was: %u201CIf thou wilt be perfect, go and sell that thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come and follow me.%u201D"