Jottings — Self-Importance, Ambition, and the Kingdom of Christ

On Matthew 20:25-28 “Self-importance, the desire to be noticed and respected, the ambition to make one’s mark and to impose one’s will on others, this is the value-scale of the rat-race, not of the kingdom of Christ.”

R T France, Matthew: An Introduction and Commentary, Tyndale New Testament Commentaries, Vol. 1. (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1985), p. 296.

 

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