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    by Cecelia Lester

Jesus, the Greatest Gift
Date Posted: June 4, 2021

For God so loved the world that He gave his only begotten son that whosoever believeth in Him would have everlasting life . John 3:16 (KJV)

(Please note I quote this verse in King James Version because that is the way I learned it.)

What does this verse say to us?

For God so loved the world,

God’s motive was and still is love.

He loves the world because He created it.

He gave

Our heavenly Father chose to give us an incredibly special gift- His Son—Jesus. He did not scold us, His children, nor did he punish us.

his only begotten son

God gave us an incredibly special gift. He gave us a part of Himself. He shared with us—His children—His only Son.

that whosoever believeth in Him

God did this for anyone who would believe in Him. That tells us there is no time requirement, people who trusted in God when Jesus walked this earth and people who walk this planet today all are recipients of His love.

would have everlasting life .

Everlasting life is a reward given to us by our Lord. He gives it to each of us for standing for Him, obeying Him, and living for Him in all we do. We receive everlasting life when we are taken home to live with Jesus.

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Biography Information:

Cecelia Lester has been serious about her writing for over two decades..

She composes Christian essays and posts them to her blog

She has  served in a faith-based organization, Grace In Action  by writing two newsletters and searching for possible grants.

In July 2017, she published her first book, 'Times of Trouble Bring Rays of Joy.'

She and her husband of 52 years live in central Indiana. They have one grown son.

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