Matthew 13:44 The Passion Translation (TPT)
44 “Heaven’s kingdom realm can be illustrated like this:
“A person discovered that there was hidden treasure in a field. Upon finding it, he hid it again. Because of uncovering such treasure, he was overjoyed and sold all that he possessed to buy the entire field just so he could have the treasure.
37 He answered, “The man who sowed his field with good seed represents Me, the Son of Man. 38 And the field is the world.
Colossians 3:2-3 NIV
2 Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. 3 For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God.
45 “Heaven’s kingdom realm is also like a jewel merchant in search of rare pearls. 46 When he discovered one very precious and exquisite pearl, he immediately gave up all he had in exchange for it.”
Song of Songs 3:6 NIV
6 Who is this coming up from the wilderness
like a column of smoke,
perfumed with myrrh and incense
made from all the spices of the merchant?
Matthew 28:18-20a The Passion Translation (TPT)
18 Then Jesus came close to them and said, “All the authority of the universe has been given to Me. 19 Now go in My authority and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the Name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. 20 And teach them to faithfully follow all that I have commanded you.
John 15:12 The Passion Translation (TPT)
12 “So this is My command: Love each other deeply, as much as I have loved you.