Healing is the primary objective to my work. At times, it may not seem so, but it is. We do have to know where we’ve been and we do have to understand what hurt us first. If we by-pass any of that, we do not heal. We stay stuck in an image-based small portion of self.
The following was taken from a website a while back and I thought I’d share it with you. I know a lot of you are struggling with a relationship that you may not understand. I’m no longer in a relationship myself although I am still living in the same house my the sweet man, I still understand the need to understand
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[k. e. leger’s Note: This article and all that goes with it from biblehub.com is not originally written in the English language. It was translated and I will correct spelling and punctuation as in keeping with the meaning of their content. In some places, I had to let it be. I hope that you enjoy this piece anyway. This goes with my article title ‘Discovering the Hidden Treasure in Yourself’.]
Ellicott’s Commentary [Introduction]
The kingdom of heaven is like unto treasure hid in a field.—Probably no parable in the whole series came more home to the imagination of the disciples than this. Every village had its stories of men who had become suddenly rich by finding some hidden hoard that had been hastily concealed in time of war or tumult.
Then, as now, there were men who lived in the expectation of finding such treasures, and every traveler who was seen searching in the ruins of an ancient town was supposed to be hunting after them. As far back as the days of Solomon, such a search had become a parable for the eager pursuit of wisdom (Proverbs 2:4).
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by Ray Stedman, Authentic Christianity
[k. e. leger Note: This article was written June 27, 1971. Please take note how this article, written 48 years ago, still holds true today. This really helps us to understand the struggle with Israel, and why the governments are acting the way they are. This goes with my article titled ‘Discovering the Hidden Treasure in Yourself.’]
In the great series of parables in Matthew 13 our Lord gave us, as He said, ‘The secrets of the kingdom of heaven.’ The kingdom of heaven is God’s work among men, God’s rule and authority in the midst of human affairs. In this series, Jesus is revealing the work of the kingdom as it is going on throughout the centuries of this present age since His first coming and before His return. We come to the fifth parable this morning, the parable of the buried treasure.
know what that may evoke in your mind. It always reminds me immediately of
Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island,
of Long John Silver, and doubloons and pieces-of-eight, peg-leg pirates, and
all the exciting things usually associated with the idea of buried treasure. It
is intriguing to realize that Scripture deals with this subject as well. It
recognizes the allure and the mystery, which always gathers around the notion
of hidden treasure. God has His buried treasures and He is speaking of them in
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