My history with gift cards is a source of irritation with my family though. They buy me a gift card and I end up buying something for someone else with it, but hey, that's what I like to do. I love shopping for other people. So if I have a gift card in my wallet then I can purchase whatever it is that catches my eye. For me, a wallet full of gift cards is the best present you could ever give me. That way, it's ready when I'm ready! Some people think that gift cards are a cop out for people who don't want want to put much thought into a gift, but to me, gift cards are the bomb! Cash slips out of my wallet much too easily for those little things like school lunch money, outings with friends, youth group activities, school field trips, school projects...are you getting my drift? I have 3 little money suckers that live with me who always seem to be a few dollars short and who are hard to resist! LOL! If I truly want to use my money for something I want to use it for, then it had better be in the form of a gift card.
Jesus is our gift card from the God. He never expires. He has already paid the price and purchased our salvation. And He is waiting...waiting for mankind to either desire what He paid for or to realize that the they need what He paid for because there is no way that they could ever afford to pay for it themselves, no matter how much money they happen to have at the time.
What will you do with God's gift card? Will you leave it sit, unused? Or will you take it and enjoy the endless benefits that have already been