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Powered by 4 - Dec. 24, 2010

  • 2010 Dec 24

What Gifts?

today's reading.
Matthew 2:1-18    Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the east came to Jerusalem...
Matthew 2:1-18

Matthew 2:1-18think about it.
What was the purpose of the wise men's journey? How did these events fulfill prophecy? What are you doing today to follow the wise men's example of worship?

the blog.
When the wise men arrived at the place where Jesus was, they went into the house and worshiped Him. Matthew 2:11 says "Then, opening their treasures, they offered him gifts, gold and frankincense and myrrh." This verse really got me thinking about the gifts I offer the Lord. What am I offering? Do I offer what I treasure most? And am I joyful when it comes to my giving? Some tough questions, I know, but good to review and consider every so often. (And just so you know, doing this assessment highlighted a few things for me to work on.)

So what about you? What do your gifts to the Lord look like? Are you offering to the Lord those things you treasure? And finally, are you a joyful giver? Tami W.

*Today is the last day of our Voices of Christmas series, so take some time to listen in to some of the conversations that may have taken place during the time of our Savior's birth. You can also get the teaching series & drama on CD to enjoy for years to come. 

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