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 And he said to them, “Is a lamp brought in to be put under a basket, or under a bed, and not on a stand?  For nothing is hidden except to be made manifest; nor is anything secret except to come to light.  If anyone has ears to hear, let him hear.”  And he said to them, “Pay attention to what you hear: with the measure you use, it will be measured to you, and still more will be added to you.  For to the one who has, more will be given, and from the one who has not, even what he has will be taken away.”
As soon as Jesus explains the Parable
Yes, that is exactly what is happening. Jesus is saying here that all of His
Dallas Willard said that God put so much emphasis on seeking and Jesus teaches so much about seeking the Kingdom because a lot of our identity is wrapped up in what we spend our
Jesus is the lamp, the light of the world even, and He didn’t come to be hidden under a bed or a basket. Just because His teachings are unclear or hard sometimes doesn’t mean He doesn’t want us to figure it out. It is hidden just so that we can go about finding it, not so that it won’t be found.
As we are given the opportunity to seek the Lord, let’s take it! We have more time to sit and read, to talk to others about the scripture, and to pray, than any other civilization in history. The more you read and pray, the more God reveals to you that makes you want to spend more time reading, praying, and sharing with others about God’s greatness. It’s the best addiction snowball in the world and it was made to be shared with others.