While reading verses in Matthew 6:22-23————“the eye is the lamp of the body. So, if your eye is healthy, your whole body will be full of light; BUT if your eyes are bad, your whole body will be full of darkness. If then the light in you is darkness, how great is the darkness!”
This parable inter-twines with kind of the “parable of the workers in the vineyard” who were hired. There were those who worked all day and grumbled at the master of the house; anger was expressed at those who worked so little yet were paid so much? Then comes the “BAD-EYE”–off of the tongue which is stated: “am I not allowed to do what I choose with what belongs to me? OR do you begrudge my generosity?”———- This BAD-EYE refers to an “eye” that cannot see the beauty of GRACE, cant see the brightness of generosity, cant see the un-expected blessing to others as a precious treasure. This eye is also BLIND to what is truly beautiful and bright and precious and God-like; its a worldly type of eye & it sees money and material reward as more to be desired than a beautiful display of free, gracious God-like generosity.
In my personal life I should make sure that my eyes are good not bad, seeing heavenly treasure as more precious than earthly material treasure. If you are like me than the “glitz and flashy” things are considered to be in this category….so I am kind of sleepwalking as I take my path/routes through life. Lord use me to be a better servant as my eyes SHOULD be upon YOU.