A Life of God-Worship

19-21 “Don’t hoard treasure down here where it gets eaten by moths and corroded by rust or—worse!—stolen by burglars. Stockpile treasure in heaven, where it’s safe from moth and rust and burglars. It’s obvious, isn’t it? The place where your treasure is, is the place you will most want to be, and end up being.

22-23 “Your eyes are windows into your body. If you open your eyes wide in wonder and belief, your body fills up with light. If you live squinty-eyed in greed and distrust, your body is a dank cellar. If you pull the blinds on your windows, what a dark life you will have!

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20 But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven,(A) where moths and vermin do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal.(B) 21 For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.(C)

22 “The eye is the lamp of the body. If your eyes are healthy,[a] your whole body will be full of light.

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 6:22 The Greek for healthy here implies generous.