Treasure from Heaven

Discover the real treasure that will change your life.

7/13/20235 min read

Many individuals face difficulties when trying to navigate in the darkness due to the lack of light, which hinders their ability to identify their surroundings and perceive potential dangers. For instance, someone may find themselves walking through a dark tunnel, feeling a sense of hopelessness as they are unable to see anything around them.

Similarly, there are occasions when we find ourselves in situations that appear to be normal and problem-free, yet fail to recognise the true nature of our circumstances.

If you are fortunate enough to have all the material possessions one could desire and are thriving as a result, I express gratitude to God on your behalf. However, it is important to recognize that there is more to life than mere material wealth.

If you believe that you do not need anything else because you already possess everything, I commend you for your contentment and encourage you to be grateful to God for it. Nonetheless, there exists something far more valuable than any amount of worldly riches.

Similarly, if you believe that you are on the right path solely because you hold prestigious academic qualifications, I congratulate you on your achievements. Nevertheless, it is crucial to acknowledge that there is a treasure that surpasses any accolades or accomplishments the world can offer.

Have you ever experienced a time in your life when everything seemed to be going perfectly, yet deep down, you felt a sense of unease?

It's as if there is a missing piece to the puzzle, something you can't quite put your finger on.

You find yourself searching for something, but you can't even articulate what it is you're searching for. It's a strange feeling, not knowing what exactly is causing this restlessness within you.

You question if it's dissatisfaction or if there's something more profound that you're yearning for. It's a perplexing state of mind, and you long to uncover the truth behind these lingering emotions.

Now let me share a story with you, so you know where I am coming from.

There lived a wealthy man in the Bible who believed that his abundance of material possessions made him self-sufficient, rendering God unnecessary in his life. Little did he know that the true essence of his existence extended far beyond earthly treasures. It was a misconception held dearly by this affluent individual, for even if his storehouse overflowed with riches, his soul remained at stake.

Then he told them a story: “A rich man had a fertile farm that produced fine crops. He said to himself, ‘What should I do? I don’t have room for all my crops.’ Then he said, ‘I know! I’ll tear down my barns and build bigger ones. Then I’ll have room enough to store all my wheat and other goods. And I’ll sit back and say to myself, “My friend, you have enough stored away for years to come. Now take it easy! Eat, drink, and be merry!”’ “But God said to him, ‘You fool! You will die this very night. Then who will get everything you worked for?’” Luke‬ ‭12‬:‭16‬-‭20‬ ‭NLT‬‬

This story serves as a powerful reminder that material wealth alone does not guarantee salvation or inner fulfilment. It teaches us that the pursuit of spiritual enlightenment and a connection with a higher power are vital aspects of leading a meaningful and purposeful life.

““Yes, a person is a fool to store up earthly wealth but not have a rich relationship with God.”” Luke 12:21

The Scripture emphasizes that the most precious treasure we can have is not something material or worldly, but it is Christ Himself. Jesus made the ultimate sacrifice by giving His life for us so that we could experience a life filled with blessings and abundance. This gift of Christ is invaluable and cannot be taken away from us by any thief or circumstance.

It is a constant source of hope, joy, and fulfillment. In a world where material possessions can easily be lost or stolen, having Christ as our treasure provides us with a lasting and unshakeable foundation. His love and grace are immeasurable, and they bring true wealth and purpose to our lives.

If you have not established a connection with Christ, you will continue to feel a sense of emptiness and your soul will be tormented. However, there is hope in the form of a gift that is readily accessible to you.

All you need to do is have faith and wholeheartedly accept it. Place your trust in Jesus and acknowledge Him as your Lord and Saviour, and this gift will be bestowed upon you. This gift has the power to bring fulfillment and alleviate the anguish within your soul. Embrace this opportunity and experience the indescribable peace and joy that comes from having a relationship with Christ.

"The thief’s purpose is to steal and kill and destroy. My purpose is to give them a rich and satisfying life." John 10:10

Please note: God graciously blesses us with riches and provides for all our necessities. As stated in the Bible, "Every good and perfect gift is from above." Therefore, it is not sinful to take pleasure in the blessings bestowed upon us by God. However, it becomes sinful when we begin to worship these material possessions and elevate them to the status of a deity, thereby turning them into idols.

“And it is a good thing to receive wealth from God and the good health to enjoy it. To enjoy your work and accept your lot in life—this is indeed a gift from God.” Ecclesiastes‬ ‭5‬:‭19‬ ‭NLT‬‬

Now, if you know that something is missing in your life, I encourage you to open your heart and receive Christ as your Lord and Saviour. If you are ready, pray this prayer:

Lord, I come to you as a sinner and admit that I have sinned against you. Lord, I repent of my sin and ask that you forgive me. I surrender my life to you. I believe that Jesus is the Son of God, He came down from heaven and died for my sins, in three days He rose again. Jesus, I accept you as my Lord and Saviour. Come into my life and be my Lord. Thank you for your sacrifice on the cross. In Jesus' Name, Amen!

May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all! 2 Corinthians 13:14

I pray that you are blessed by this blog.

See you on my next blog.