working together for the future of faith
(2) 1Q: Luke 12:33 = Matt 6:19-20
(1) Thom 76:3
So also with you, seek his treasure that is unfailing, that is enduring, where no moth comes to eat and no worm destroys. [Complete Gospels]
(2) Luke 12:33
Sell your possessions, and give alms. Make purses for yourselves that do not wear out, an unfailing treasure in heaven, where no thief comes near and no moth destroys.
= Matt 6:19-20
6:19 "Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust consume and where thieves break in and steal; 6:20 but store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust consumes and where thieves do not break in and steal.
RCL: Proper 14C
ECUSA: & RC: Sunday 19, Year C
John Dominic Crossan
Stratum: I (30-60 CE)
Common Sayings Tradition: Yes
Color Thom 76:3 109 Q, T 89Tor 8 28 48 16 0.43 Gray Luke 12:33 109 Q, T 89Tor 16 32 28 24 0.47 Gray Matt 6:19-20 109 Q, T 89Tor 0 44 36 20 0.41 Gray
This poem originated as a contribution to the HODOS online community by Gene Stecher. It is published with Gene's consent but he explicitly retains full rights as the creative author. You welcome to use it for personal study and worship, but it should not be published in any other form without the author's prior consent. Index to Gene Stecher's poems
Can't serve two masters echo,
Gospel writer gray, faithful to HJ.
No moth, no worm, no thief, no rust,
An unfailing enduring no-wear treasure.
Seek, sell, give, make, and store-up.
Your purse, a bottomless alms pit of
Clothes, food, cash, and tools.
No kidding! Really! You're joking, right?