Our culture is an age of shameless materialism. The goal of life is to accumulate and store up all the wealth you can possibly get your hands on. In Matthew 6:19-24 Jesus has taught that we must not accumulate treasures on earth but accumulate treasures in heaven because these are true, lasting treasures that satisfy. But now Jesus addresses a natural concern that we will have when we no longer accumulate treasures for ourselves on earth. If I am not storing up treasures to take care of myself, what is going to happen to me and how am I going to be taken care of? If I use my wealth for the furthering of God’s kingdom and to store up for myself heavenly treasures, then what is going to happen to me?
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