Monday, November 17, 2008

God's Gift - Our Gifts

Have you considered the incongruity of our Christmas gifts compared to God's gift to us?

God gave us the most personal gift - Jesus.

But we often give each other impersonal gifts just to fill an obligation.

God gave Jesus to us because we were in desperate need.

But our gifts usually go to people that already have too much.

God’s gift was paid with blood and sacrifice.

But our gifts are often paid with credit.

God’s gift lasts forever.

But we are lucky if our gifts last a few minutes.

What's wrong with this picture? Is there a more meaningful way to celebrate Jesus entering this world?

taken from Advent Conspiracy, Part One: Enter the Story.