That’s how much God wants to be with us and love us. It’s all about the love—unconditional, irrational, one of a kind love. So if you’re into this building project, man, put down the nail gun. Take the goggles and the hard hat off. Throw the screwdriver away and jump off the Stairmaster and give your life to the Master of the stairs, because Jesus wants to lead. That’s how we’re made. That’s how we’re designed. We’re hard wired for him to lead out. You want to achieve what life is all about? It’s all about him. It’s all about Jesus.
Now, over the next 24 hours we’re going to give and receive a lot of gifts. I can describe all the gifts that we’re going to give and receive. For example, you see this cool tie? Someone gave this tie to me. You like this? It’s a pretty sweet tie, isn’t it? Purple’s my favorite color. Let’s see, it’s called the Big Knot Tie by Steven Land, “100 percent,” it says, “silk”. Woo hoo.
What does a gift do? Well, a gift reflects the personality of the giver. My friend who gave this to me is in the clothing business. This guy is a cool dresser. He’s Mr. GQ. This tie reflects his personality. But also, it meets the need of the recipient. I need the tie, especially the purple tie. I love ties. I mean, you know, ties are kind of coming back. I like ties. And for the Christmas service, we’ll dress up a little bit, you know. All of you could describe all the gifts you’re going to give and receive. “Oh girl, I got this piece of jewelry and the diamonds and…”© Copyright admin, All rights Reserved. Written For: Fellowship Church Grapevine