top of page

True Treasure


Today's passage: 1 Chronicles 29:10-20

Yours, O LORD, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the majesty and the splendor, for everything in heaven and on earth is yours. Yours, O LORD, is the kingdom; you are exalted as head over all. Wealth and honor come from you; you are the ruler of all things. 1 Chronicles 29:11-12


Based upon the message of these verses, what should I view as my real home ... my true treasure?

Do I live my everyday life as if I believe that all things come from God?

Do I put my trust and confidence in God ... or in the ephemeral things in my life?

So often we get mired in the material possessions in our lives. We desire a larger salary, a bigger house, a fancier car, a more luxurious vacation. We strive for bigger, better, and more, focusing on material rather than spiritual prosperity. And we forget, of course, that all things--our house, our car, the money in our 401K--are made possible only by God. When we make an offering to our church or when we serve the poor, we pat ourselves on the back for "doing good," forgetting, of course, that everything we give, everything we consider ours, comes from Him. As David says, "Everything comes from you, and we have given you only what comes from your hand" (1 Chronicles 29:14).


Ask for change: Lord, help me be wholeheartedly devoted and loyal to You alone.

Consider what's real: In 1 Corinthians 29:18, David prays that his people will continue to keep God front and center in their hearts and will worship the Lord with wholehearted devotion. In light of that prayer, ask yourself this today: Am I wholeheartedly devoted and loyal to God, or have I put something in my life ahead of Him? If you suspect that God does not take first place in your heart, ask Him for His guidance in shifting your priorities.

Additional verses to consider: Matthew 6:20-21, 1 Timothy 6:17-19

19 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Driving Out Worldly Fear

Published 4/17/20 Read 1 Samuel 12:24 "Only fear the Lord and serve him faithfully with all your heart. For consider what great things he has done for you." Reflect What do you suppose it means to fea

Greater Than the World

Published 4/16/20 Read 1 John 4:4-6 "Little children, you are from God and have overcome them, for he who is in you is greater than he who is in the world. They are from the world; therefore they spea

Pray the Lord's Prayer

Published 4/15/20 Read Matthew 6:9-13 (NIV) "This, then, is how you should pray: " 'Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give


bottom of page