The Ultimate Treasure
The theme for the month of April is “Tested but not Defeated.” Anytime one is being tested, it is important to use the resources that are available to do well on the test. In the tests of life, the greatest resource that is available is the Word of God. It is the Ultimate treasure. The Word of God is the greatest treasure that has been made available for everyone to have.
Treasure- a quantity of precious metals, gems, or other valuable objects.
A treasure is something that is searched after to glean all the rewards and benefits of having it in one’s possession. There are actual people who embark upon journeys all of their lives to find ancient treasures that have been supposedly hidden. People will team up to go in search of these treasures, and unfortunately, people will become very violent during these voyages for various reasons. The idea of obtaining so much wealth that could change one’s life forever causes people to take drastic measures in search of said treasure.
However, the Ultimate Treasure is not silver, gold, or other precious metals, but the greatest treasure that one could possess is the Word of God. The Word of God holds eternal truths and promises that can alter an individual’s life in more ways than the possession of an abundance of vanity. Silver and gold will not help you in times of emotional distress. Silver and gold will not help you when you are have family problems. Silver and gold will not give you peace about difficulties. Silver and gold will not help you when you are faced with an incurable sickness. Silver and gold will not help you with the pain of losing a loved one. However, the Word of God reveals truths and promises that are available through God concerning all those matters.
The Power of the Word:
1. Isaiah 40:8, “The grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of our God endures forever.
2. Luke 11:28, “Blesses rather are those who hear the word of God and obey it.
3. Psalm 18:30, “As for God, his way is perfect: The Lord’s word is flawless; he shields all who take refuge in him.”
Accounts of the value of the Word of God:
1.Psalm 119:11, "Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee."
2.Psalm 119:106, "Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path."
3. Matthew 24:35, "Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away."
It is up to you to search out the Ultimate Treasure, the Word of God. In your searching you will find truths that will help you in every area of your life. In addition, as your search out the scriptures for your life, you find God. In God is where you find refuge, help, strength, hope, direction, and purpose. Ladies, it is not meant for us to walk around without the knowledge and power that comes only from knowing and applying the Word of God in our lives. Go utilize the unlimited resource that is available for you. The Ultimate Treasure is your life-line! Start new today! Make a decision to spend time everyday in the Word. Whatever you are in need of search out the Word of God and apply the Word to it. Declare God's Word because his Word is true, and it will not fail!
Jeremiah 29:13, "13 You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart."