The Masterpiece

I LOVE this story!  It is what CHRISTMAS is all about-  A PRECIOUS GIFT FROM GOD- HIS OWN SON WHO CAME TO BE MY SAVIOR, AND YOURS, TOO!

iChristian

The Masterpiece

By Michael Youssef, Ph.D.

There is a story about a wealthy man and his only son who travelled the world together collecting priceless paintings by Van Gogh, Monet and many other masters. Tragically, the son died at war while rescuing others. Distraught and lonely, the old man dreaded the upcoming Christmas day.

Christmas morning, a young soldier knocked on his door and said, “I’m a friend of your son. I’m one of the ones he rescued.” Then the soldier presented a picture he had painted of the son. Though the picture lacked genius, the brokenhearted father saw the features of his precious son and immediately valued this painting above all the masterpieces in his home. Every day, the father gazed at the portrait and told his housekeeper of his great love for it.

When the father died, the art world buzzed with excitement over the sale of his…

View original post 451 more words

Advertisements

About Shofar

Retired Teacher/Administrator, Christian missionary. Enjoy playing ukulele and guitar, oil painting, swimming and snorkeling, travel photography. Author of 'Sounding the Shofar-Exhortations for the End Times' eBook published Jan. 2012 available at Amazon.com or find it in Side Bar 'From Journal and Shofar eBook.'

Posted on December 13, 2013, in Enduring Love and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Liz
    Some time ago, I wrote the following. I guess bits and pieces are traded here and there, but you’ll get the point.

    Some said that this whole idea is inspiring; but I like to think it’s all God’s doing for his own glory. A story that never gets old.

    http://thenakedtruth2.wordpress.com/2013/05/25/the-auctioneer/

    • John, I really liked how you wrote your version! Thank you for sharing it! God bless you and draw you even closer to Him and keep you in His Peace in 2014.
      -Liz

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: