I am the truth,” said our Lord, and by those who are in some measure like him in being the truth, the Word can be understood. Let us try to understand him.
What is the power of his word, For: For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also? The meaning of the reason thus added is not obvious upon its surface. It has to be sought for because of its depth and its simplicity. But it is so complete, so immediately operative on the conscience through its poetic suggestiveness, that when it is understood, there is nothing more to be said, but everything to be done. What is with the treasure must fare as the treasure; the heart which haunts the treasure-house where the moth and rust corrupt will be exposed to the same ravages as the treasure. Many a man, many a woman, fair and flourishing to see, is going about with a rusty, moth-eaten heart within that form of strength or beauty. If God sees your heart corroded with the rust of cares, riddled into caverns by the worms of ambition and greed, then your heart is as God sees it, for God sees things as they are. And one day you will be compelled to see, nay, to feel your heart as God sees it, and to know that the cankered thing is indeed the center of your being.
by Dale Darling
...nothing more to be said, but everything to be done.
God sees things as they are.
On the previous page I read, To understand the words of our Lord is the business of life.
The Spirit-filled heart is being cleansed, shined to brightness. Like Paul and so many who have finished their race and now surround me in the cloud of witnesses: Thanks be to God, through Jesus Christ my Lord. One who is free, is free indeed; nothing more to be said, and everything to be done.