"Jesus said to the crowds, ‘The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field which someone has found; he hides it again, goes off happy, sells everything he owns and buys the field.
‘Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant looking for fine pearls; when he finds one of great value he goes and sells everything he owns and buys it.." Matthew 13:44-46
When I see people soaring to "success" or trying to reach the heavens, I get this depressed feeling. I get this feeling of meaninglessness in soaring high. Is it because I feel that stars are the only things out there or is it because I feel that people miss the mark in soaring high to know the stars when they could be taking the time to know themselves? I believe there is so much value in seeing who you are and what you are to do while you are here on this planet. I believe there are far more interesting entities to discover when you search and dig down deep into your own soul that God made and frankly that God values more than the stars. There is so much more treasure inside that not only you but others will benefit from for decades and possibly centuries if you dig up enough the treasure inside you. Perhaps by reaching high we discover more of what's inside, but you will never get bored looking inside the soul and discovering all you can be. Pursue the stars? Sure! See what's out there? Yeah! But look inside first and you'll find that once you've done it all out there, there's so much to discover inside.
If you'd like to accept Jesus into your life today, pray this simple prayer of God's love and grace today: Lord Jesus, I thank you for dying for all my sin; now Lord I invite you into my heart. Come and be my everything today and forever. Forgive my sin as I make You and you alone Lord in my life. Amen. Now read the book of God's love in the Bible: The book of John chapters 1-21. God promises He will guide your life. Pray and ask God to bring the right people into your life. God will guide you to the right church full of people who love His words in the Bible. Our God is so faithful. God bless you today.
47 ‘Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a dragnet cast into the sea that brings in a haul of all kinds. 48 When it is full, the fishermen haul it ashore; then, sitting down, they collect the good ones in a basket and throw away those that are no use. 49 This is how it will be at the end of time: the angels will appear and separate the wicked from the just, 50 to throw them into the blazing furnace where there will be weeping and grinding of teeth.
51 ‘Have you understood all this?’ They said, ‘Yes.’ 52 And he said to them, ‘Well then, every scribe who becomes a disciple of the kingdom of heaven is like a householder who brings out from his storeroom things both new and old.’