How God Views Us – as His Priceless Treasure, more valuable than any number of cows. He delights in us because we are His Redeemed Children… ” If you don’t know this already – accept it as truth, God LOVES you – you are important and valuable to God! “This gives us Godly Self-worth so there is no need for Worldly Self-esteem.
God sent His beloved one and only Son Jesus the Christ, a gift more precious than anything imaginable,
A Story is told of a primitive culture where Brides were purchased from their Parents using cattle as an exchange medium. An average Woman might merit the bride-price of two cows, an exceptional Woman
might bring three;
While a less desirable Woman’s family would receive one.
Into this Society, the Story goes, a rich and attractive Suitor came, looking for a Wife…
All the families paraded their eligible Daughters before him. Everyone was surprised when he announced his intention to negotiate with the family of a young Woman who was unattractive and clumsy.
Perhaps it’s a bargain he’s after”, the Townspeople speculated, wondering if perhaps he would offer chickens instead of cows.
To everyone’s amazement, he offered the girl’s family six cows for their Daughter and quickly whisked her away for a long Honeymoon.
When they returned, months later, no one recognised the new Bride. Gone were the…
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