Our hunt for hidden treasure and a pearl of great price

We kept up the parable adventure with two more: the parables of the hidden treasure and the pearl. (You can read about our initial parable adventures at We’re going on a parable hunt.) First, we read the parable of the hidden treasure. It is short and sweet: “The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field. When a man found it, he hid it … Continue reading Our hunt for hidden treasure and a pearl of great price

Boys, toys and pearls

Jesus is our pearl of great price. Or so I was trying to explain during a Sunday school lesson this morning. As the parable says, the kingdom of God is like a merchant finding a beautiful pearl and happily selling all his possessions to buy it. Instead of pearls, however, we were talking about something more valuable: toys. Would you be willing to give your … Continue reading Boys, toys and pearls