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God’s Wonderful Gift To Us What is God’s gift to us?
God’s Wonderful Gift To Us• Good morning Children!• Look at all the beautiful gifts that I have up here this morning.• One is so colorful and festive while the other is very plain and drab.
God’s Wonderful Gift To Us• What do you think is inside the colorful box?• Yes, it could be some perfume or it could be a small toy.• What might be in the brown box over here?• It could be something you could eat like chocolates, peanuts or some gingerbread cookies.
God’s Wonderful Gift To Us• What types of gifts are you expecting for Christmas?• Now, look at this huge box. What kind of gift might be inside?• Let’s open it up and see.
God’s Wonderful Gift To Us• That really surprised you didn’t it!• I’ll bet you never expected that a person could be a Christmas gift.
God’s Wonderful Gift To Us• We don’t normally think of a living person as a gift.• However, the greatest gift in the whole world was a person.• His name was Jesus.• God always gives good gifts, but the greatest gift of all to each one of us is the gift of Jesus Christ.
God’s Wonderful Gift To Us• He didn’t come wrapped up in a box but he was born into the world 2000 years ago in the town of Bethlehem.• He is God’s gift to the whole world and that includes each one of us.
God’s Wonderful Gift To Us• Children’s Prayer: Dear God, thank you for sending Jesus Christ who is the greatest gift in the whole world. Help us to know his life and his love, and to share that love to others. In Jesus’ name – Amen