Jesus once said, “Do not store up for yourselves treasure on earth. Where moths and vermin destroy and where thieves break in and steal, but store up for yourselves treasures in heaven where moths and vermin do not destroy where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” – Matthew 6:19
Interestingly, Jesus did not say that we should not store up. He just said, we need to store the right thing that is, “treasures in heaven”.
So how do we know where our treasure really is? Let me ask you these two questions, the first is this, what it is that you value the most? And the second question is, what would you hate to lose?
One of the challenges in life is to remember that everything that we have is temporary, except of course our faith, which is eternal. Jesus primary concern is the type of treasures that we store up. We focus on treasures that are earthly in nature (that is our bank account our house or a time benefits), or we focus on heavenly treasures (such as our church, missions, helping the poor, fighting for justice and winning the lost).
So let me ask you this what treasures are you storing up?