THE MOST COSTLY GIFT

Prince William-Manassas Family Alliance

What is the greatest gift we can give another person? To some extent that seems to depend upon what the receiver of our gift values. Since we all do not value the same things the same way, not all of us appreciate the most valuable gifts as much as we should.

Luke 7:36-50 explains one reason why we may not value the most costly gifts as much as we should. We may not understand how much we need forgiveness. When He forgives a sinner, Jesus explains.

Luke 7:47 New American Standard Bible

For this reason I say to you, her sins, which are many, have been forgiven, for she loved much; but the one who is forgiven little, loves little.”

The Apostle Paul, because he had persecuted Christians, saw himself as the foremost of sinners (1 Timothy 1:15). Therefore, he very much appreciated the forgiveness of Christ Jesus…

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