Theme: Precious Treasures
In the Beginning
Gold and Silver
These precious metals, prized by every
culture from antiquity, are also beautiful biblical symbols.
Iron and Copper
God promised Israel a land with iron and
copper, metals required for their long-term prosperity.
The natural characteristics of diamonds
beautifully picture the characteristics of true Christians.
Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald
These precious gems are found in the high
priest’s breastplate and are esteemed of great value.
One particularly beautiful pearl was
mentioned in a parable. Pearls are still prized by the wealthy today.
Salt has been so
important wars have been fought over it. The Bible speaks of a “covenant
Treasures Laid up in Heaven
Earthly treasure can perish in a night. But
other treasures can be ours for an eternity.
The most precious treasure of all is Jesus
Christ. He is the great “Shepherd of the sheep.”
News and Views
Poems and Short Features
The Old, Old Story
A Crown of Glory
He Shall Sit as a Refiner
Child of a King