Text: Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto treasure hid in a field; the which when a man hath found, he hideth, and for joy thereof goeth and selleth all that he hath, and buyeth that field. Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto a merchant man, seeking goodly pearls: Who, when he had found one pearl of great price, went and sold all that he had, and bought it. (Matthew 13:44-46)
Tweet: The appreciation of spiritual truths, no matter how much they are treasured, is never to be mistaken for their acquisition. Their possession positively necessitates the personal payment of their nonnegotiable high price.