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21 (A)Jesus said to him, “If you wish to be perfect,[a] go, sell what you have and give to [the] poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me.”

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  1. 19:21 If you wish to be perfect: to be perfect is demanded of all Christians; see Mt 5:48. In the case of this man, it involves selling his possessions and giving to the poor; only so can he follow Jesus.

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