The Cost of Service (Matthew 22:15-22)
People have long brought the gifts of their lives to the church, and the church—for a variety of reasons—has often said, 'No. That’s ok. You keep it.'
Those who’ve stood outside with their noses pressed against the window, just trying to get a glimpse. They’ve come to the church on countless occasions. And how often have they been turned away, or made to feel as though the gifts they bring are inferior—not up to our high standards, not worthy to be in the presence of the Holy God?