I’ll give You the gift of my mind (1 Cor. 2:16). Rather than filling my
mind with things that keep me from growing closer to You, I’ll fill it
with things that are good, and pure, and true.
I’ll give You the gift of my heart (Mark 7:21). Through compassion,
love for others, and refusal to give in to the ways of the world, I’ll
let my heart be transformed by the power of You so that my life will be a
blessing to You.
I’ll give You the gift of my witness (Acts 20:24). Instead of walking
in fear, I’ll walk in the boldness of my calling and tell others the
good news about Jesus.
I’ll give You the gift of my love (Matt. 22:37). Refusing to love the
world, I’ll replace that desire with the yearning to place You first in
every aspect of my life.
I’ll give You the gift of my faith (James 2:18). Living out what I
claim I believe, You will see that my deeds match my proclamation.
Moving from lip service to actual service in Your kingdom will be my
Those are some of the gifts I plan to give God this Christmas. How about
you? Have you made your list yet? Isn’t it time that we gave God our