Have you ever tried to decline an overgenerous gift? How much more extravagant is God’s great love for us?!? He wants you to accept it.
Ecclesiastes 3 says there is a time for everything … in God’s timing. Are you willing to accept that his timing is different from yours?
Pick one word to characterize your life before you accepted Christ. How can you use that depiction of the old you to share your faith-story?
Do you ever beat yourself up, so to speak, over your failures? Spend time in prayer today asking for & accepting God’s forgiveness.
I doubt many of you needed much coaxing to open Christmas presents last week. Why, then are we ever reluctant to accept God’s grace-gift?
Have you ever received an extravagant gift? How did you feel as you accepted what someone put so much thought into for you?
Thank you, Lord, that you don’t accept us as mere citizens, but you embrace us as family—as heirs with Christ! Romans 8:17, Ephesians 3:6