Have you ever wondered what you would have said to Jesus if you were the rich young ruler mentioned in Matthew 19?
If you remember, he asked Jesus what he needed to do to have eternal life. Jesus gave him a laundry list of commandments to keep. The young man replied, “All these things have I kept from my youth up: what lack I yet?” (verse 16) And Jesus said, “If 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.” (Verse 21) The next verse reveals it all: But when the young man heard that saying, he went away sorrowful: for he had great possessions. (verse 22)
Jeremy Camp may not be as wealthy as that young ruler, but he certainly has been given the gift of music. Not long ago, Camp felt like God had asked him a similar question, “Are you willing to surrender everything?” For him, that meant his music. Read more>