“ The kingdom of heaven is like a treasure hidden in the field, which a man found and hid again; and from joy over it he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field.
“Ho! Every one who thirsts, come to the waters; And you who have no money come, buy and eat. Come, buy wine and milk Without money and without cost.
Make your ear attentive to wisdom, Incline your heart to understanding;
He who separates himself seeks his own desire, He quarrels against all sound wisdom.
Buy truth, and do not sell it, Get wisdom and instruction and understanding.
For you have died and your life is hidden with Christ in God.
I advise you to buy from Me gold refined by fire so that you may become rich, and white garments so that you may clothe yourself, and that the shame of your nakedness will not be revealed; and eye salve to anoint your eyes so that you may see.
How much better it is to get wisdom than gold! And to get understanding is to be chosen above silver.
Why is there a price in the hand of a fool to buy wisdom, When he has no sense?
for where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.
For whatever was written in earlier times was written for our instruction, so that through perseverance and the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.
in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.
For you showed sympathy to the prisoners and accepted joyfully the seizure of your property, knowing that you have for yourselves a better possession and a lasting one.
By faith Moses, when he had grown up, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh’s daughter,
Jesus presented another parable to them, saying, “ The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a man who sowed good seed in his field.
Jesus said to him, “If you wish to be complete, go and sell your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow Me.”
Then Peter said to Him, “Behold, we have left everything and followed You; what then will there be for us?”
And everyone who has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or children or farms for My name’s sake, will receive many times as much, and will inherit eternal life.
So then, none of you can be My disciple who does not give up all his own possessions.
But when he had heard these things, he became very sad, for he was extremely rich.
And he hurried and came down and received Him gladly.
Jesus said to them, “ I am the bread of life; he who comes to Me will not hunger, and he who believes in Me will never thirst.
And all those who had believed were together and had all things in common;
And the congregation of those who believed were of one heart and soul; and not one of them claimed that anything belonging to him was his own, but all things were common property to them.
but just as it is written, “ Things which eye has not seen and ear has not heard, And which have not entered the heart of man, All that God has prepared for those who love Him.”
But whatever things were gain to me, those things I have counted as loss for the sake of Christ.
Let the word of Christ richly dwell within you, with all wisdom teaching and admonishing one another with psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with thankfulness in your hearts to God.