Do We Know We Hold Treasure Within?

What we behold within cannot be withheld.  His glory must shine forth.

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As a follower of Jesus, we contain treasure within us.  Why?  We hold Jesus within. So, within Jesus, who is our treasure, is His light, His love, His power and His grace.  

What we behold within cannot be withheld.  His glory must shine forth.

The pots and earthenware (jars of clay) the scripture speaks of are our mortal bodies.  

In Biblical days, it was customary to conceal treasure in clay jars.  These jars were of little value or beauty and did not attract attention to themselves or their precious contents.  

Our unworthiness has been made worthy by Jesus, who is, the precious content we now have within–to have and to hold.

As I am posting this, all I can hear is this statement released at weddings, “To have and to hold from this day forward…”  Yes, Jesus, our Bridegroom King, is for us to have and to hold.  He is truly our Husband.    

The immensity of power, also known as all-surpassing power, from God, is certainly not our own.  Now, we are called vessels of honor and glory who hold the life and power of God.  

HOW SHOULD WE RESPOND?  Thank Him for imparting to us, His glory, honor and worthiness. Remember, we have this treasure within us.  

 


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Mary Beth Pecora, a faithful wife, mother, grandmother, friend, worshiper and servant leader, who loves life and loves people. More importantly, she passionately loves God and the fullness of who He is! For twenty-three years she has served in leadership positions within the ministry of Aglow International. Currently, she and her husband serve at The Secret Place--A Psalm 91 Ministry. It's a place for individual folks to come, be exhorted and prayed for, while being ushered to ministry stations within the room. They continue to serve monthly in the Prayer Room at their home church that they have been a part of for almost forty years. In April of 2022 they both received their Ministry License and will pursue Ordination in the fall. She delights in encouraging folks of all ages within various walks of life. Her love of writing is now her passion, which led her to publish two books, "Restoration Explosion In The New Year," and "Navigating The Mysteries Of God." Above all that’s been accomplished and concluded, the BEST thing to her is knowing her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. He is her everything—her very best friend. Visit: Mybelovedsvoice.com