Treasures in heaven and Epictetus

At feasts, remember that you are entertaining two guests, body and soul. What you give to your body, you presently lose; what you give to the soul, you keep for ever.

(CLXXVII, The Golden Sayings of Epictetus, trans. by Hastings Crossley, 1909)

Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal: For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.

(Matthew 6:19-21)

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