WHAT GOOD MUST I DO TO HAVE ETERNAL LIFE." Christ and His
Answer to the Young Man.
gave an answer which showed the meaning of life, the purpose of life
and the way of life that is capable of satisfying the desires of the
human heart. And He left His Church to teach, to guide and to lead
all men to the truth, the way and the life.
This is the question all men are
asking. The young man sensed that there was a connection between
moral good and eternal life. He had obeyed the law; but in Christ's
presence he felt more was now required.
What was Christ's answer to the
young man? "Only God is good. So learn from God what is the
good that leads to eternal life; because men, being sinners, will
more often lead you to what is bad.
"You shall be holy, for I, the
Lord your God, am holy." To have eternal life, we must be holy,
like God, and the process of being holy is called the MORAL