The Passion Translation
20 Instead, stockpile heavenly treasures[a] for yourselves that cannot be stolen and will never rust, decay, or lose their value. 21 For your heart will always pursue what you value as your treasure.[b]
22 “The eyes of your spirit allow revelation-light[c] to enter into your being. If your heart is unclouded, the light floods in!Read full chapter
- Matthew 6:20 Heavenly treasures are eternal realities, such as loving others and doing good, revealing truth, and bringing Christ’s light to the lost. None of these “treasures” can be stolen or ever lose their value.
- Matthew 6:21 Or “For your thoughts [heart] will always be focused on your treasure.”
- Matthew 6:22 The teachings of Jesus are the “revelation-light” referred to here. Some scholars see “healthy eyes” as a Semitic figure of speech for generosity, due to the context of giving and money in the verses before and after. Or “Your eye is like a lamp for your body.”