I. Mary gave what she had.
C. Roy Angel pastor of Central Baptist Church in Miami, FL, 1936-1962. Founder of Baptist Hospital System. Great Story Teller. His mother worked. Had no father. Had a very sick little brother. Christmas time and had not decoration and going to town to get medicine for his brother. One day he walked into town and saw this beautiful blue Cadillac. Son, you love this car. What do you think of this Cadillac. That is beautiful. He said my brother gave it to me. “Oh, I wish”, (the man thought he was going to say,’I thought I had a brother like that.’ Instead, I wish I could be a brother like that.” The man drove him and saw the little shack they lived in. The man went and got groceries. Christmas eve. The next day was Christmas and he brought gifts for all the family. “I wish I could be a brother like that.”
II. Mary’s gift was costly.
III. God used her gift to further the kingdom.
We are so fortunate. Lord, help us to reach this world for you!