The young rich man is asking a question that we all will ask at some point in our lives: what good deed must I do to inherit eternal life?
Jesus emphasizes that he wants the children to come to him. Today the message is the same, bring the children to me.
Obadiah brings a message to the nation of Edom that the day of the Lord is near. We as a nation must remember that the day of the Lord is near as well.