It is interesting to note the progression of the commandments that the Savior notes here in the conversation with the Rich young ruler.
They are listed here in order of grossest offense to most exalted behavior.
Thou shalt do no murder
Thou shalt not commit adultery
Thou shalt not steal
Thou shalt not bear false witness
Honour thy father and thy mother
Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself
Then as the rich man acknowledges his faithfulness in adherence to all the above, the Savior makes this final set of injunctions:
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.