When farmhand Eli discovers a treasure chest buried in a field, he tries to convince his friend James to help him buy the field. Both men must count the cost and decide whether this treasure is worth the price they’d have to pay.
Christ’s parable about the kingdom of heaven gives us a dramatic, memorable story in just one verse of Scripture. This dialogue, imagining how the details might have played out, presents two distinct figures: a complacent skeptic who isn’t willing to take a risk and a visionary who recognizes his own need and will sacrifice everything to gain a priceless treasure.
This dialogue’s two characters are both male, and the play’s running time is about 5 minutes. Props and costume requirements are minimal.fulfills A.C.E. (Accelerated Christian Education) convention guidelines for Dramatic Dialogues.
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