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Finding treasure

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As of late, Gunner and Moriah have been enthralled with the idea of pirates.  Gunner is convinced that when he grows up that will be his occupation.  Moriah will be his first mate, if you ask him.   This week he found a treasure map and he thought he was the richest kid in the world because the treasure chest he discovered was full of gold coins and jewels!  I wish I could capture his enthusiasm on paper in words, but there are some things that must be experienced first hand to fully appreciated.   Today as I was reflecting, it occurred to me that Jesus was no pirate, however, he knew what treasure was.  He saw infinite worth and value in the lives of human souls.  THAT is where His eyes were fixed when he thought about treasures.  In Matthew 13:44 (ESV), the Bible records a parable Jesus shared about treasure.  It reads as such.... "The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field, which a man found and covered up. Then in his joy he goes and sells all that he has and buys …