“Though I am the least deserving of all God’s people, he graciously gave me the privilege of telling the Gentiles about the endless treasures available to them in Christ” (Ephesians 3:8, NLT).

Riches, treasures, wealth – the stuff of dreams. A sunken ship was recently discovered, holding billions of dollars worth of treasure. There will no doubt be some arguing about who owns what, but the discoverer will get a nice share of the booty.

Loving money hasn’t made anyone happy. It seems to cause more heartache and grief than anything else. But the riches in Christ are the best kind and don’t lead people to shoot, sue or hate anyone. His riches are unfathomable to our three dimensional minds but he has given us a taste now to whet our appetites for more. Salvation by grace, knowing God, the fruit of the Spirit (Galatians 5:22), being in Christ – these are some of God’s treasures we can only understand in part now, through the proverbial dark glass, but which we will fully experience when we receive eternal life. We can’t even imagine the “endless” part!

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