“Give, and you will receive. Your gift will return to you in full—pressed down, shaken together to make room for more, running over, and poured into your lap. The amount you give will determine the amount you get back.” Luke 6:38 (New Living Translation)
What picture comes to mind as you read these words?
“Give, and you will receive. You will be given much. Pressed down, shaken together, and running over, it will spill into your lap. The way you give to others is the way God will give to you.” (New Century Version)
Right or wrong, the illustration that I see upon reading these words of Jesus comes right out of my family’s Spring Break trip. To Las Vegas. I see someone (hopefully me!) seated at a slot machine, only it’s the old-fashioned kind where you actually use coins…
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