The Price of the Treasure

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Matthew 13:44-46 44 "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 that field."
45 "Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant seeking beautiful pearls,
46 who, when he had found one pearl of great price, went and sold all that he had and bought it."
 

The first person purchased the whole land to acquire the treasure he found.
Apparently, this seems very simple to explain but the analogy will give us more and more with these questions.

What is that treasure?
Who is the person that hid the treasure?
Why did he hide it in the land?
Another question could be, who owns that land?

In these three parables, the owner of the vineyard represents our GOD. 1- NKJ Matthew 20:1
"For the kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out early in the morning to hire laborers for his vineyard."
2- NKJ Matthew 21 :28
"But what do you think? A man had two sons, and he came to the first and said, 'Son, go, work today in my vineyard."
3- NKJ Luke 13:6
He also spoke this parable: "A certain man had a fig tree planted in his vineyard, and he came seeking fruit on it and found none."
  The treasure is the salvation by the precious blood of Jesus Christ, the Son of GOD. NKJ Romans 16:25-26
25 Now to Him who is able to establish you according to my gospel and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery kept secret since the world began
26 but now has been made manifest, and by the prophetic Scriptures has been made known to all nations, according to the commandment of the everlasting God, for obedience to the faith --
27 to God, alone wise, be glory through Jesus Christ forever. Amen.
  Once you hear the gospel of truth and obey, you become the buyer. NKJ Matthew 13:3
Then He spoke many things to them in parables, saying: "Behold, a sower went out to sow."
  In this parable, the soil or that piece of land is our heart, our soul.
This is our connection with Jesus Christ, it's not something you can pay, so is He who bought our salvation by dying on the cross.

Put everything in His hands and let Him save your soul

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Javier Villa, Minister              
Sunday Morning 11/10/2019

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