provide purses for yourselves that will not wear out, a treasure in heaven that will never fail where no thief comes near and no moth destroys… for where your treasure is, there your heart will be also …. Luke 12:33
God says in his word that it is easier for a camel to go through a needle’s eye, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God. We have to learn not to desire money and all the trappings of an abundant life. That doesn’t necessarily mean that God won’t bless us with abundance, but our focus, our mind should not be on money and possessions. When we are blessed, we are called to tithe. Yet that is the minimum we should do, if our hearts are following the pattern of God’s heart we will surely desire to give more, do more and bless more people from the provision he has given us.
Treasure hunt, searching for what will make me happy, and now I see that it’s not money, material things may bring me pleasure, but that is fleeting, my treasure is my time with God, the excitement of an answered prayer, the ability to truly care, the feeling of abundant joy when hearing someone’s testimony, witnessing a life that’s changed, knowing that my sin has been exchanged, being engaged in active worship, enjoying fellowship with other believers, witnessing my own transformation, being assured of my eternal salvation.