"Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal."But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moth and rust do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and stealFor where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. Matthew 6:19-21 NIV
My almost seven year old grandson is the first grade special class and loves school, but like most kids can't wait until Friday. Friday is popcorn day, the last day of the school week and treasure box day. If their attendance for the week is perfect and they don't sad faces his teacher rewards his class with a trip to the treasure box on Friday's. My grandson loves this part of Friday. It's his favorite thing to do. He usually picks some small trinket, but yesterday he surprised me.
He didn't pick anything out of the treasure box for himself, he got something for his mom. He brought home a Hello Kitty watch for her. He was being unselfish and thinking about his mommy instead of himself when he got his treasure. I thought about his action and wondered are we unselfish with our treasures God has given us? Do we choose the right treasure's out of His treasure box?
Inside God's treasure box is our reward for faithful service. Many trinkets lie inside. Inside the treasure box is love, hope and prosperity. God gives us love, but not to stow up. We need to give our love back unselfishly without question. He offers us hope. When we choose hope, we need to give it to other's who may need it more. The last treasure inside our box is prosperity. God wants us to prosper, but we can't if we hold onto love and hope. Give your treasure's freely to others. God will give back what you gave away with more treasure than you can ever imagine.