ChristianIllustration -Dream CarHow many times didwe miss Godsblessings becausewe cant see pastour own desires?www.CreativeYouthIdeas.comwww.CreativeHolidayIdeas.com
www.CreativeYouthIdeas.comwww.CreativeHolidayIdeas.comA young man was getting ready tograduate from college. For manymonths he had admired abeautiful sports car in a dealer’sshowroom, and knowing hisfather could well afford it, he toldhim that was all he wanted.
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www.CreativeYouthIdeas.comwww.CreativeHolidayIdeas.comCurious, and somewhatdisappointed, the young manopened the box and found alovely, leather-bound Bible, withthe young man’s name embossedin gold. Angry, he raised his voiceat his father and said, “with allyour money, you give me aBible?” and stormed out of thehouse.
www.CreativeYouthIdeas.comwww.CreativeHolidayIdeas.comMany years passed and theyoung man was very successfulin business. He had a beautifulhome and wonderful family, butrealized his father was very old,and thought perhaps he shouldgo to him. He had not seen himsince that graduation day.
www.CreativeYouthIdeas.comwww.CreativeHolidayIdeas.comBefore he could makearrangements, he received atelegram telling him his fatherhad passed away, and willed allof his possessions to his son. Heneeded to come homeimmediately and take care ofthings.When he arrived at his father’shouse, sudden sadness andregret filled his heart. He beganto search through his father’simportant papers and saw thestill gift-wrapped Bible, just ashe had left it years ago.
www.CreativeYouthIdeas.comwww.CreativeHolidayIdeas.comWith tears, he opened the Bibleand began to turn the pages. Hisfather had carefully underlined averse, Matt.7:11; “And if ye,being evil, know how to givegood gifts to your children, howmuch more shall your HeavenlyFather which is in Heaven, give tothose who ask Him?”
www.CreativeYouthIdeas.comwww.CreativeHolidayIdeas.comAs he read those words, a carkey dropped from the back ofthe Bible. It had a tag with thedealer’s name, the same dealerwho had the sports car he haddesired. On the tag was the dateof his graduation , and thewords “PAID IN FULL.”How many times did we missGod’s blessings because wecan’t see past our own desires?
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