One of my greatest joys each year comes on Christmas day. My son runs into my room, jumps on top of me, and says, “Dad! Get up! It’s Christmas morning! Let’s open the presents!” He is so excited to play with his new toys without even knowing what they are.
After opening every present, he systematically begins to spend time experiencing the joys each gift provides. By the end of the day he has played with every toy and has begun to go back for a second round of fun. Would you believe that in ten years he has never left a present unwrapped under the tree? He opens every gift with great anticipation of all the enjoyment he will have for days, weeks, and months to come.
God’s love is a gift He offers each of us. When we receive His gift of love and begin to unwrap it, we will find within many other gifts which reveal something special about His great love for us.
In this week’s sermon, “Love is a Gift,” we will unwrap a few of the various gifts found within the love of God.