Thursday, December 11, 2008

Gifts for the Holidays: Hidden Treasure & Costly Pearls

I'm not one to blog too deep into my own time in the scriptures, but I'll share a little bit of what I was reading and reflecting on today--two little gems (pun sort of intended) from Matthew 13: 44-46 (New American Standard Bible):

Hidden Treasure

The kingdom of heaven is like a treasure hidden in the field, which a man found and hid again; and from joy over it he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field.

A Costly Pearl

"Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant seeking fine pearls,and upon finding one pearl of great value, he went and sold all that he had and bought it.
In both of these parables you have a person who finds something good and then gives up everything to get it.


Elephantschild said...

Thank you. :)

Sniz said...

These parables always convict me.