Scripture: Prayerfully read the passage below.
Observation: Write out at least 10 observations, even basic ones, so that you can summarize the original message given to the original audience.
Application: Listen to the Holy Spirit and ask for ONE application you can glean for today.
Prayer: Write out a prayer, asking God to provide insight and to help you apply His truth in your life today.
The Parable of the Hidden Treasure
44 “The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field, which a man found and covered up. Then in his joy he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field.
The Parable of the Pearl of Great Value
45 “Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant in search of fine pearls, 46 who, on finding one pearl of great value, went and sold all that he had and bought it.