One Minute Devotional 05/12/2019

THE GREATEST GIFT

Most people, over the span of their lifetime, have received that one very special gift that has left a permanent impression. The nature of that gift can be anything and is highly subjective, varying from person-to-person.

Perhaps what is important is not the gift itself, but rather the impression that it leaves on the receiver himself, or herself. As has been stated, the gift itself may be insignificant until it is coupled with a number of factors: the intent of the gift, the giver, the timing to recognize just a few of the possible factors that come with the gift.

Many consider Christmas to be the time when they’ve received that “greatest gift.” There is no doubt that Christmas is important, especially for the Christian. It is the time when we recognize that God has fulfilled His promise to send a Savior.

There is, however, one day that is far more important to the Christian than Christmas. That day – Easter. This is the day when your sins are forgiven and never to be recalled by God. You stand before Him in the state that He created man before the fall.

Can you think of any gift, no matter what type, that is more valuable than Easter?

Scripture: John 3:16

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