Daily Devotional Bible Verses
And when the queen of Sheba had seen all the wisdom of Solomon, the house that he had built, the food of his table, the seating of his officials, and the attendance of his servants, their clothing, his cupbearers, and his burnt offerings that he offered at the house of the Lord, there was no more breath in her.
Solomon’s flawless court, and astounding wealth, were overwhelming.
So overwhelming that a queen was stopped mid-sentence, and left breathless. There was no mistaking wealth like Solomon’s: tables laden with food in a masterfully crafted palace, beautiful tapestries cascading down the walls as servants and cupbearers attended his court and its guests.
His treasure was immediately recognizable, he was physically prominent, and his intellect was unsurpassed.
What do God’s people have today? Is our treasure to be like Solomon’s, with wealth so great it draws people from far off lands to witness our majesty?
Not for most of us; though the treasure God intends for us all is truly great.Our spiritual wealth, just as Solomon’s riches, should leave those who witness it breathless. Click To Tweet
As followers of Christ, our love and service for one another should be unmatched!
Our grace, holiness, and humility we should be unparalleled!
Our treasure is still very much God-given, it is by his Holy Spirit that we are led and equipped to live for God’s glory and others’ good.
Our treasure, our delight, is in Jesus Christ, the one who gave himself up on our behalf.
We are intended to be like “a city set on a hill [that] cannot be hidden” (Matt 5:14), a light, a beacon of true wealth not printed on paper or stamped on coin.
Our glory is Christ; are you living in a way that seeks to display Him as your great wealth and treasure?