I picked up my pencil to write it all down. I did not know at the time that what I was about to write was in the Word of God! I was only describing what I was seen in that transitory moment, but, a year later, when I read the Scripture in the Book of Isaiah Chapter 59, it all fit together.
At that moment though, when I was walking in that field saturated with gems, I picked my pencil and my tattered tablet with my heart pounding in my head, loaded with emotional excitement, and I simply described what I saw when I wrote,
All of my life I have walked in the Field of Knowledge, with my eyes closed. I have been lost in that field, groping along, almost unattended.
And now, suddenly! I have opened my eyes and WOW! . . . What a wonderful, beautiful, and fabulously wealthy field that is!
I see now that, the field is covered, in fact, saturated with gems: “The gems of the knowledge of goodness.”
Well, My Goodness! There are all kinds of gems! There are some that float, and they float in the very air that I am inhaling.
There are others that hang from the trees across, and along the pathway.
Some hide under the decayed roots of trees that have ceased to produce.
Some are at the bottom of the ponds collected from the streams.
Some are within the waters of the streams that satiate the thirst of the earth.
They are even thrown at random in my pathway where I stumble upon them.
Oh! those gems, those beautiful gems! They are everywhere in that field!
I know now, as I stop and look around, that there is no possible way that I can collect them all.