Well Wrapped

Well Wrapped Sermon Illustration

“One year at Christmastime, my wife wanted some wrapped boxes to use for decoration. She took eight empty boxes and had them wrapped to use as a decoration at our front door. Those boxes sat in the front of our house, impeccably wrapped, topped with bows, and empty. I didn’t worry at all about a thief coming and stealing any of those wrapped boxes on the outside of our house. There wasn’t anything in there! A lot of folks are well wrapped but there’s nothing going on in the inside. Unfortunately today, many people don’t what to be truly blessed; they just want to be well wrapped. True, authentic Christian living starts on the inside and the evidence of that life works its way out,” (Tony Evans, Tony Evans’ Book of Illustrations).