turning our heart to the Lord to receive and contain Christ as the excellent treasure


we are earthen vessels containing a priceless treasure, the Christ of glory! [in the picture: the message by brother Watchman Nee, The Treasure in Earthen Vessels]I love the verse in 2 Cor. 3:16 which says, But whenever their heart is turned to the Lord, the veil is taken away. We want to have a heart turned to the Lord with an unveiled face so that we may behold and reflect just like a mirror the glory of the Lord and be transformed from glory to glory – even as from the Lord Spirit (see 2 Cor. 3:18). Our turned away heart is a veil, hindering us from seeing the Lord in all that He is (2 Cor. 3:15). But whenever our heart turns to the Lord, the veil is taken away! As we behold the Lord with an unveiled face, we see the glorious face of Christ – and this is the treasure infused and deposited into us as the priceless treasure in our worthless earthen vessels…

practicing the divine and heavenly photography

The gospel of Christ is the gospel of His glory shining forth, since Christ as the image of God is the effulgence of His glory (Heb. 1:3). We are like a camera with a lens and with a shutter – when the shutter is pressed, the object / the figure / the image in front of the camera is being impressed on the film / digital memory card. But if the lens of the camera is covered, there’s no image brought onto the film. Continue reading via,

we are earthen vessels containing a priceless treasure, the Christ of glory!

3 thoughts on “turning our heart to the Lord to receive and contain Christ as the excellent treasure

  1. Pingback: what does it mean to be a Christian in the Lord’s recovery? « A God-man is a normal Christian

  2. Darrel, please take a look at the full article on this topic – the link is provided above. We believe – just like you, if you are a genuine believer in Christ – that we can be saved and turn our heart to the Lord by opening to Him, calling on His name, praying, reading God’s word, and allowing the Lord to shine on us! Read the full article at the link provided above.

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