Friday, April 1, 2011
Squandering a Gift
I have a friend who indicated they needed some items as times are difficult for them. So I purchased a few small things they said they needed. Unfortunately they wasted these items and never used a few of them; essentially acted as if they didn't really care that I given these gifts to them. I fumed inside when I saw this response. How dare they squander my money? Don't they realize how hard I have to work to make a few dollars in order to give them something special?
Hmm. I wonder if this is the way God feels? Have I been squandering grace and taking for granted the sacrifice that was made for me? I am reminded of Hebrews 10:29 that refers to those who have trampled the Son of God underfoot. These are serious words.