It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for someone who is rich to enter the kingdom of God/إِنَّهُ لأَسْهَلُ أَنْ يَدْخُلَ جَمَلٌ في خِرْمِ الإِبْرَة، مِنْ أَنْ يَدْخُلَ غَنِيٌّ مَلَكُوتَ الله

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إِنَّهُ لأَسْهَلُ أَنْ يَدْخُلَ جَمَلٌ في خِرْمِ الإِبْرَة، مِنْ أَنْ يَدْخُلَ غَنِيٌّ مَلَكُوتَ الله
إنجيل القدّيس مرقس10/من17حتى27/”أَسْرَعَ إِلَى يَسُوعَ رَجُلٌ وجَثَا أَمَامَهُ وسَأَلَهُ: «أَيُّها المُعَلِّمُ الصَّالِح، مَاذَا أَعْمَلُ لأَرِثَ الحَيَاةَ الأَبَدِيَّة؟». فقَالَ لَهُ يَسُوع: «لِمَاذَا تَدْعُونِي صَالِحًا؟ لا أَحَدَ صَالِحٌ إِلاَّ وَاحِد، هُوَ ٱلله! أَنْتَ تَعْرِفُ الوَصَايَا: لا تَقْتُلْ، لا تَزْنِ، لا تَسْرِقْ، لا تَشْهَدْ بِٱلزُّور، لا تَظْلِمْ، أَكْرِمْ أَبَاكَ وَأُمَّكَ». فقَالَ لَهُ الرَّجُل: «يَا مُعَلِّم، هذِهِ كُلُّها حَفِظْتُها مُنْذُ صِبَاي».وحَدَّقَ إِلَيْهِ يَسُوعُ فَأَحبَّهُ، وقَالَ لَهُ: «وَاحِدَةٌ تَنْقُصُكَ: إِذْهَبْ، وَبِعْ كُلَّ مَا لَكَ، وأَعْطِ الفُقَرَاء، فَيَكُونَ لَكَ كَنْزٌ في السَّمَاء، وتَعَالَ ٱتْبَعْنِي!». فَٱغْتَمَّ الرَّجُلُ لِهذَا الكَلام، ومَضَى حَزِينًا، لأَنَّهُ كانَ صَاحِبَ مُقْتَنَياتٍ كَثِيرة. فأَجالَ يَسُوعُ نَظَرَهُ في مَنْ حَوْلَهُ وقَالَ لِتَلامِيذِهِ: «مَا أَصْعَبَ عَلَى الأَثْرِيَاءِ أَنْ يَدْخُلُوا مَلَكُوتَ الله!». ودَهِشَ التَّلامِيذُ مِنْ كَلامِهِ، فَأَجَابَ يَسُوعُ ثَانِيَةً وقَالَ لَهُم: «يَا بَنِيَّ، مَا أَصْعَبَ الدُّخُولَ إِلى مَلَكُوتِ الله! إِنَّهُ لأَسْهَلُ أَنْ يَدْخُلَ جَمَلٌ في خِرْمِ الإِبْرَة، مِنْ أَنْ يَدْخُلَ غَنِيٌّ مَلَكُوتَ الله». فَبُهِتُوا جِدًّا وقَالُوا بَعْضُهُم لِبَعْض: «فَمَنْ يَقْدِرُ أَنْ يَخْلُص؟». فحَدَّقَ إِلَيْهِم يَسُوعُ وقَال: «هذَا غَيْرُ مُمْكِنٍ عِنْدَ النَّاس، لا عِنْدَ الله، فَعِنْدَ اللهِ كُلُّ شَيءٍ مُمْكِن».

 

It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for someone who is rich to enter the kingdom of God.
Mark 10/17-27: “As Jesus was setting out on a journey, a man ran up and knelt before him, and asked him, ‘Good Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?’ Jesus said to him, ‘Why do you call me good? No one is good but God alone. You know the commandments: “You shall not murder; You shall not commit adultery; You shall not steal; You shall not bear false witness; You shall not defraud; Honour your father and mother.” ’He said to him, ‘Teacher, I have kept all these since my youth.’Jesus, looking at him, loved him and said, ‘You lack one thing; go, sell what you own, and give the money to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; then come, follow me.’When he heard this, he was shocked and went away grieving, for he had many possessions. Then Jesus looked around and said to his disciples, ‘How hard it will be for those who have wealth to enter the kingdom of God!’ And the disciples were perplexed at these words. But Jesus said to them again, ‘Children, how hard it is to enter the kingdom of God! It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for someone who is rich to enter the kingdom of God.’ They were greatly astounded and said to one another, ‘Then who can be saved?’Jesus looked at them and said, ‘For mortals it is impossible, but not for God; for God all things are possible.’”

فَكُنْ أَمِينًا حَتَّى ٱلْمَوت، وأَنا أُعْطِيكَ إِكْلِيلَ ٱلحَياة
رؤيا القدّيس يوحنّا02/من08حتى11/”يا إِخوَتِي، قالَ ليَ ابْنُ الإِنسان: «أُكْتُبْ إِلى مَلاكِ ٱلكَنِيسَةِ ٱلَّتِي في إِزْمِير: هذَا مَا يَقُولُهُ ٱلأَوَّلُ وٱلآخِر، ذَاكَ ٱلَّذي أَمْسَى مَيْتًا ثُمَّ عَادَ حَيًّا: إِنِّي عالمٌ بِمَا أَنْتَ عَلَيْهِ من ضِيقٍ وفَقْرٍ مَعَ أَنَّكَ غَنِيّ، وَعَالِمٌ أَيضًا بِتَجْدِيفِ ٱلَّذِينَ يَزْعَمُونَ أَنَّهُم يَهُود، وَهُم لَيْسُوا بِيَهُود، بَلْ هُمْ مَجْمَعٌ لِلشَّيْطَان. فلا تَخَفِ ٱلبَتَّةَ مِمَّا سَتُعَاني مِنْ آلام. هَا إِنَّ إِبْلِيسَ مُزْمِعٌ أَنْ يُلْقِيَ بَعْضًا مِنْكُم في ٱلسِّجْن، لِيُجَرِّبَكُم، فَتُعَانُونَ ٱلضِّيقَ عَشَرَةَ أَيَّام. فَكُنْ أَمِينًا حَتَّى ٱلْمَوت، وأَنا أُعْطِيكَ إِكْلِيلَ ٱلحَياة. مَنْ لَهُ أُذُنَانِ فَلْيَسْمَعْ، ما يَقُولُهُ ٱلرُّوحُ لِلكَنَائِس: أَلظَّافِرُ لَنْ يُؤْذِيَهُ ٱلْمَوتُ ٱلثَّاني.”

Be faithful until death, and I will give you the crown of life
Book of Revelation 02/08-11: “‘To the angel of the church in Smyrna write: These are the words of the first and the last, who was dead and came to life: ‘I know your affliction and your poverty, even though you are rich. I know the slander on the part of those who say that they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan. Do not fear what you are about to suffer. Beware, the devil is about to throw some of you into prison so that you may be tested, and for ten days you will have affliction. Be faithful until death, and I will give you the crown of life. Let anyone who has an ear listen to what the Spirit is saying to the churches. Whoever conquers will not be harmed by the second death.”