I love Easter! As a young lad I always looked forward to my uncle Christoph's visit over Easter because he always brought the biggest chocolate egg -the kind you open and find all sorts of other chocolates inside. Yummy! I didn't have to search for the egg. Uncle Christoph came and I was ready to receive.
The Gift of life is not hidden away for man to look for and discover. We don't have to search behind every bush and under every cushion to find the egg. The Father offers everyone the Gift of life - a giant chocolate Easter egg full of wonderful things inside!
The Word of God tells us,
"He came to that which was his own, but his own did not receive him. Yet to all who received him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God - children born not of natural descent, nor of human decision or a husband's will, but born of God." John 1:11-13
We don't have to look for life. It is not hidden from us so that some find it and others don't (I wonder how many eggs remain unfound over Easter). The Father loves His creation so much that He wants people to simply receive His Gift of Life! He doesn't expect people to be good enough or to search enough before He will hand over the Gift. He simply wants people to trust in Him and His Gift of life so that everyone can discover what is in this wonderful Gift.
Many people try to find life in the created and the temporary but as the angels said to the women at theempty tomb,
"Why do you look for the living among the dead? He is not here; he is risen!" Luke 24:5,6
You won't find eternal life among the temporary. Don't look for life among the dead.
Those who receive the Father's Gift, are blessed in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ. Receive God's free gift of life today and enjoy the goodies in the egg for eternity !
I think I'll have a chocolate egg now....
Have a blessed Easter as you enjoy fullness of life in Christ!