We just celebrated Valentine’s Day … a day when flowers and chocolate become the foremost things we think of for our honeys. Did you know that Valentine’s Day is the busiest day of the year for florists, followed closely by Mother’s Day? Did you also know that florists make 1/3 of their annual income on Valentine’s Day flowers?
Just a bit of trivia for you … I used to be in the floral business and those two holidays alone were actual nightmares for me, just because I wanted to make sure everyone got their flowers on time, the arrangements were what they expected, and that everyone was happy. A lot of prep work, a lot of scheduling of deliveries, and a lot of smiles to all the walk ins who needed something dazzling at the last minute. Needless to say, I needed more than chocolates at the end of the day and I didn’t care to see another single flower!!! But, in the end, it was worth it because I provided a service that brought joy and happiness to others.
Anyway, I bring this up because February is the month of love and, in the flurry of getting the perfect card, flower or gift, we might be forgetting about the One who loved us the most … the One who gave us the perfect gift a long time ago – His love. Someone sent me this email some time ago and I think it is really appropriate for the month of February so I wanted to share with you. Enjoy!
THE RESUME OF JESUS CHRIST
Address: Ephesians 1:20 Phone: Romans 10:13
Website: The Bible (Keywords: Christ, Lord, Savior and Jesus) Objective My name is Jesus -The Christ. Many call me Lord! I've sent you my resume because I'm seeking the top management position in your heart. Please consider my accomplishments as set forth in my resume. Qualifications I founded the earth and established the heavens (Proverbs 3:19). I formed man from the dust of the ground and breathed into man the breath of life (Genesis 2:7). I redeemed man from the curse of the law (Galatians 3:13). The blessings of the Abrahamic Covenant comes upon your life through me (Galatians 3:14). Occupational Background I've only had one employer (Luke 2:49). I've never been tardy, absent, disobedient, slothful or disrespectful. My employer has nothing but rave reviews for me (Matthew 3:15 -17). Skills/Work Experiences Some of my skills and work experiences include: empowering the poor to be poor no more, healing the brokenhearted, setting the captives free, healing the sick, restoring sight to the blind and setting at liberty them that are bruised (Luke 4:18). I am a Wonderful Counselor (Isaiah 9:6). People who listen to me shall dwell safely and shall not fear evil (Proverbs 1:33). Most importantly, I have the authority, ability and power to cleanse you of your sins (I John 1:7-9). Educational Background I encompass the entire breadth and length of knowledge, wisdom and understanding (Proverbs 2:6). In me are hid all of the treasures of wisdom and knowledge (Colossians 2:3). My Word is so powerful; it has been described as being a lamp unto your feet and a light unto your path (Psalms 119:105). I can even tell you all of the secrets of your heart (Psalms 44:21). Major Accomplishments I was an active participant in the greatest Summit Meeting of all times (Genesis 1:26). I laid down my life so that you may live (II Corinthians 5:15). I defeated the arch enemy of God and mankind and made a show of them openly (Colossians 2:15). I've miraculously fed the poor, healed the sick and raised the dead! There are many more major accomplishments, too many to mention here. You can read them on my website, which is located at: www dot - the BIBLE. You don't even need an Internet connection or computer to access my website. References Believers and followers worldwide will testify to my divine healing, salvation, deliverance, miracles, restoration and supernatural guidance. In Summation Now that you've read my resume, I'm confident that I'm the only candidate uniquely qualified to fill this vital position in your heart. In summation, I will properly direct your paths (Proverbs 3:5-6) and lead you into everlasting life (John 6:47).
When can I start? Time is of the essence (Hebrews 3:15).
We want to welcome and thank the following for their support of Cross The World during the month of January:
Lutheran Church of the Cross – Port Charlotte, FL
Nick – MN, for mission work in Burma
Shelly – MN
Larry – FL
Roxanne – MN
Michael – MT
Ronald – MT
We should always remember God’s love for us … He gave us His only Son who built us a bridge to Heaven using 2 boards and 3 nails.
It was the perfect gift … one that proved to be unforgettable!
TRUST IN HIS TIMING; BELIEVE IN HIS MIRACLES!!