‘Where is your Treasure?’
Matthew Mead (1630?–1699)
This is the counsel of the blessed Jesus—”Lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven!” Matthew 6:20
The treasures of most men are perishing, earthly
treasures; cankered and moth-eaten treasures;
treasures of vanity!
Where is your treasure?
Is it in this world—or in the eternal world?
Is it in present vanities—or in future glory?
Is it in present contentments—or in an
Is it in food and feasting—or is it in the
light of God’s countenance?
Is it in profits, pleasures, and honours
—or is it in grace and glory?
“Where your treasure is—there your
heart will be also.” Luke 12:34