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  • The Treasure, The Pearl And The Net Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Sep 1, 2009
    based on 5 ratings
     | 4,039 views

    God’s gift of membership in his kingdom is a treasure that’s worth giving up everything else to possess. His gift of his revealed word is a treasure that we can bring out of our storerooms over and over again to apply to each new situation we find ourselv

    Can you imagine this man? Perhaps he’s ploughing a field, just a paid worker, but he suddenly comes across a great treasure, just below the surface. He can’t believe his luck! But what’s he to do? He knows he can’t just take it. The field doesn’t belong to him. Perhaps it’s too big to dig up and ...read more

  • I Simply Must Have… Series

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Apr 4, 2011
    based on 7 ratings
     | 14,704 views

    God recreates the whole life of those who give up small ambitions and admissions.

    Read Matthew 13.44-46. Pray. Introduction Matthew again pairs two parables to press on us all the more forcefully one point. Last week we heard two parables of hidden and growing power. The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed, small and insignificant, but hidden in the dirt it grows to ...read more

  • The Parable Treasure And Pearl / I Surrender All

    Contributed by J Jeffrey Smead on Jun 4, 2018
    based on 405 ratings
     | 70,237 views

    What, then, do the parables teach? Church fathers such as Irenaeus and Augustine identified the treasure and the Pearl with Christ. The recent convert to Christianity says exactly the same thing: "I found Christ." Yes, it seems like we did find Christ.

    In his series of seven parables in Chapter 13, Matthew is quite elaborate ....... on the first two, providing an interpretation for each. The other five are shorter and more pointed in content. The parables of the hidden treasure and of the pearl consists of two sentences each. And in ...read more

  • All Or Nothing

    Contributed by Tim Gibson on Nov 27, 2000
    based on 174 ratings
     | 3,863 views

    To gain His treasure we must give all.

    (1) INTRODUCTION: "Again the kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field, which a man found and hid; and for joy over it he goes and sells all that he has and buys the field." Matthew 13:44 What is this hidden treasure and how are we to possess it ? (2) Let us look at each ...read more

  • Absolutely Priceless

    Contributed by Dan Erickson on Nov 22, 2000
    based on 261 ratings
     | 4,211 views

    Being part of the kingdom of heaven, being a disciple of Jesus Christ, is worth whatever sacrifice one has to make

    DAN: Hi, Ryan, is there something I can do for you? RYAN: Oh, no, but there is something I can do for you! DAN: What's that? RYAN: Well, I am holding in my hand a ticket for the Packer/Viking game at the dome on Monday night, December 20. DAN: Oh, wow! Are you serious? RYAN: ...read more

  • The Pearl Of Great Price

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Dec 5, 2000
    based on 83 ratings
     | 11,961 views

    A look at the parable of the Pearl of Great price

    HE HAD IT ALL, AT LEAST ON THE SURFACE. A GOOD BUSINESS, A FINE FAMILY, STATUS IN THE COMMUNITY. HE HAD EVERYTHING IT WOULD APPEAR, BUT NOT QUITE ENOUGH. SOME MEN CRAVED AFTER GOLD OR SILVER OR JEWELS NOT THIS MAN. THOSE THINGS WERE ALL SO COLD AND INANIMATE, FORGED AND MOULDED DEEP INSIDE AN ...read more

  • Buy The Farm

    Contributed by Curt Cizek on Jul 23, 2008
    based on 9 ratings
     | 4,475 views

    A sermon that looks at the parable of the hidden treasure and the pearl of great value in light of the surrounding parables.

    Do you know where the phrase “buy the farm” comes from? It is actually rather recent in its usage. It started perhaps during WWI but certainly by WWII, having been recorded only in the 1950’s. Professor Jonathan Lighter has compiled the origin in the Random House Dictionary of American Slang. ...read more

  • Why Do Some People Quit On The Church?

    Contributed by David Rigg on Jul 24, 2008
    based on 17 ratings
     | 3,944 views

    This sermon helps us understand why people drop out of church. The story of a man and his foxhounds is the illustration tool.

    Why Do Some People Quit on the Church? Matthew 13:45-46 45 Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant looking for fine pearls. 46 When he found one of great value, he went away and sold everything he had and bought it. Have you ever wondered why some people quit coming to ...read more

  • The Lost Obsession Series

    Contributed by Bruce Rzengota on Mar 4, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,409 views

    OBSESSING FOR THE KINGDOM IS THE SECRET TO OVERCOMING BEING BORED IN THE PEWS.

    Something is Out There: Rumors of the Invisible World of the Sacred God The Lost Obsession 3/1/09 Introduction: theater piece John and Cathy Go to Church Subject: Distracted and Bored at Church Bruce D. Rzengota John and Cathy in church on a typical Sunday John and Cathy are standing ...read more

  • Giving Up To Gain

    Contributed by Eyriche Cortez on Oct 15, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,375 views

    We should value what God wants above all to the point of giving up everything to gain it.

    One time, Brother Jun was walking on the streets of Binondo. He then saw a ring on the sidewalk. But, it looked like an imitation jewelry. Nonetheless, he picked it up, brought it home and gave it to his wife, Sister Yvette. It remained in her jewelry box for about two years. Later on, she had it ...read more

  • Baptismal Talk On The Parable Of The Hidden Treasure

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Aug 22, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,583 views

    The Christian Life neeeds strict training - to win the prize - the hidden treasure which is the kingdom of God

    AF 24-08-08 The Kingdom of Heaven Mt. 13:31-33 and 44-52 Story: I don’t know if you are anything like me but I have been keeping an eye on the Olympics – and hasn’t TEAM GB done well It is great to see our team step up to receive the gold silver and bronze medals Especially Paul ...read more

  • Pearl Or Pebble: How Do I Treat The Life-Saving Gospel Message?

    Contributed by Daniel Habben on Jul 22, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,669 views

    The gospel is God’s perfect pearl. The perfect, one-of-a-kind message is what we need and will want to value!

    Who likes treasure hunts? What do you say we have one right now! I have a cooler here in which I’ve hidden a treasure. Can one of you children come up and find it? (Child looks for treasure.) What’s that you have? A pebble? I wonder how that got in there? That’s not worth anything. Just toss it ...read more

  • The Parable Of The Hidden Treasure - Israel

    Contributed by William D. Brown on Dec 26, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,414 views

    Let me say that the field is the world. The man is Christ Himself. The treasure is God’s chosen people, the nation of Israel.

    MATT. 13:44 THE PARABLE OF THE HIDDEN TREASURE - ISRAEL Today Lord willing, we’re going to talk for a little while about the “Hidden Treasure” that Jesus talks about here in Matt. 13: 44, so I want you to pay close attention. First of all let me remind us that a parable is an earthly ...read more

  • Buyer's Remorse

    Contributed by Todd Catteau on Feb 24, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,566 views

    I would bet that the disciples, when Jesus was off praying by himself, would discuss among themselves whether all this was worth it. Have we been scammed? I bet they had some buyer’s remorse. Some anxiety. Some uncertainty about their choice. I would!!

    Walking in the Reign #5 Treasure and Pearl - Matthew 13:44-46 SLIDE 1 A city boy, Kenny, moved to the country and bought a donkey from an old farmer for $100.00. The farmer agreed to deliver the donkey the next day. The next day the farmer drove up and said, "Sorry son, but I have some bad ...read more

  • The Hidden Treasure Series

    Contributed by Eric Carey-Holt on Feb 20, 2003
    based on 34 ratings
     | 6,988 views

    In light of both the present and future blessings found in the kingdom of heaven, perhaps we can appreciate why many consider the kingdom one of exceeding value.

    THE HIDDEN TREASURE—Matt 13-44 TEXT "The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field. When a man found it, he hid it again, and then in his joy went and sold all he had and bought that field. In our study on "The Parables Of Jesus", we have seen different ways in which the message of ...read more