Things That Are More Valuable Than Gold

Word of God (Psalm 19:10; 119:72)

  • Valuable because it comes from God (2 Timothy 3:16) — He Himself is more valuable than gold (Job 22:24-25)
  • Addresses the biggest problem in the history of man — sin (Romans 3:23; 6:23) — and provides the only solution (Acts 4:12)
  • It will never become outdated (Jude 3; Galatians 1:8-9)

Wisdom (Proverbs 8:19; Job 28:12-15)

  • Provides life & prosperity (Proverbs 3:13-18)
  • Delivers us from evil (Proverbs 2:10-22)

Blood of Christ (1 Peter 1:18-19)

  • Pure & perfect sacrifice (Hebrews 9:14,28; 7:26-27)
  • Provides forgiveness (Ephesians 1:7)
  • Poured our for many (Matthew 26:28) — How many? … The world (John 3:160

Faith (1 Peter 1:7)

  • Faith is a product of the word (Romans 10:17) which already has value in itself
  • Faith saves us (Hebrews 11:6; Romans 5:1)
  • Faith will be tested (2 Timothy 3:12) — we must remain faithful no matter what (Revelation 2:10)

Heaven (Matthew 6:19-21)

  • Treasures on earth are temporal (1 Timothy 6:17; 2 Peter 3:10)
  • Treasures in heaven are eternal (1 Peter 1:4)
  • Description of heaven (Revelation 21:18-21) — the point is that heaven is far greater than anything this world has to offer

Our Soul (Matthew 16:26)

  • This is the only part of us that is eternal
  • Our bodies decay (2 Corinthians 4:16-18); flesh & blood cannot inherit the kingdom, we must be changed (1 Corinthians 15:50-53)
  • When we die our soul will return to God (Ecclesiastes 12:7) — we will then be judged according to what we have done (Ecclesiastes 12:13-14)

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