Devotional: Where Is Your Treasure?
Christian Women's Devotion About Treasure That Has Eternal Value
"For where your
treasure is, there will your
heart be also."
We cannot store up treasures on earth
as well as
in heaven. We cannot serve God and
(deceitful riches, money,
or whatever is trusted in). (V:
Our focus should be on what has
eternal value. The
things we accumulate here
on earth are not lasting
and we cannot take
it with us.
We shouldn't concern
ourselves with what we need or
want. God will
always provide for our daily needs -
this day our daily bread." (V: 11).
easier said than done when you're
to provide the basic essentials.
It can be a really
anxious time. Especially
when bills are mounting up,
and there isn't
any money to pay them. But I'll tell
what, focusing on the 'Kingdom of God' as
priority, somehow, some way, all these
are taken care of. God does
provide! As V: 33 says,
"But seek (aim at and
strive after) first of all His
His righteousness (His way of doing and
right), and then all these things taken
will be given you
So often though, our focus is
on what we have, or rather
what we do not
have, and what we want to get. We
rather be focusing on what has
eternal value. Is what
we want to have going
to further the work that God has
for us to do
in the Kingdom of God, or is it for
comfort and pleasure here on earth? May
we desire to be
looking beyond the 'temporal'
that is on earth, to the
'eternal' that is in
So, where is your
© By M.S.Lowndes
If then you have been
raised with Christ [to a new life,
sharing His resurrection from the dead], aim at
seek the [rich, eternal treasures] that
are above, where
Christ is, seated at the
right hand of God. And set your
keep them set on what is above (the
things), not on the things that are on
- Colossians 3:1-2 (AMPC).
Lord, help me store
Where it will never
Neither shall moth or rust
Nor its value ever
© By M.S.Lowndes
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