God's Unspeakable Gift to You
Jesse M. Hendley
Second Corinthians 9:15
In Second Corinthians 9:15 the Apostle Paul says, "Thanks be unto God for His Unspeakable Gift!" God has given to us a Gift that has been described by The Apostle Paul as "unspeakable." That means that it is a Gift that language simply cannot tell, cannot speak. There is no language adequate to describe the glory, the wonder, the richness, the splendor of this GIFT that God has given unto men. Paul says that God has given A GIFT to man, and when you come to think about it, you just can't find words adequate to express it. WORDS fail to declare it.
What IS this Unspeakable Gift?
I want to call your attention to the fact that He is not talking about "gifts," plural. This is in the singular. It is ONE GIFT, that God has given to us, that is described as unspeakable, ONE SINGLE GIFT.Somebody might say, "Well, brother Hendley, aren't there MANY gifts that could well be described as unspeakable, that God has given unto us, so great that words fail us to tell of their wonder and greatness? For instance, the Gift of Life. Isn't that an UNSPEAKABLE gift?
Last Christmas season I had a card from a lady, a dear friend of our broadcast. She said, "My greatest Christmas gift was when my grandmother recovered from illness and came back home to be with us from a very serious illness. Having grandmother back home and well and up and around is our greatest gift this year that God has given us."
Yes, the Gift of Life is such a precious gift, isn't it? It IS an unspeakable gift. Some people don't seem to care much about life. They take it for granted. But just to be ALIVE is a wonderful gift from God.
There is another gift that might be described as unspeakable, and that is the Gift of Health. A friend of ours went to the hospital, and everyone was quite concerned about her, and then back came the word from the doctors that everything was going to be all right, and everyone rejoiced. There was ...
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