Every Gift carries a message.

Posted: March 26, 2012 in Opinion
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On Sunday I spoke at my church about gifts, and how each one carries a message.

Someone once said, there is no such thing as a free lunch, although this is not true, there is such a thing as a free lunch, even such a lunch carries a message.

What gifts can mean:-

  • I love you
  • I am trying to show that we are as good as xxx who also has one of these
  • I’m sorry
  • I want to make my peace with you
  • It’s Christmas and if I don’t get you something  you will be hurt
  • If I don’t buy you this you will continue to nag me for it
  • I’m hoping you give me something back
  • I want to prove something
  • I miss you
  • This gift is only part of a bigger picture, if you want the bigger picture, well you’ll have to buy it
  • I forgive you

So why not, next time you give or receive a gift, think about what the giver really meant by it. (sometimes, actually, it’s better not to ?!).

God gave us Jesus, and that is one awesome message. Check it out sometime.

  1. Alan Bainbridge says:

    Hi Paul,
    That is an awesome message food for thought certainly, i’m very impressed,
    Thanks for that.
    Peace & Love to you,

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