“And there arose also a dispute among them as to which one of them was regarded to be greatest” (Luke 22:24).
They have been discipled three years by the Master Teacher, himself, and have heard the teachings that his kingdom is not of this world. Even so, the argument among the disciples reveals they still cling to a belief that this world can be owned, and only those in positions of power can lay claim to it. Knowing that all things in heaven and earth belong to the Lord (Deuteronomy 10:14), for anyone to believe they can own anything is a purely secular notion. For our time here, we are just stewards and trustees (Leviticus 25:23).