Rom. 6:23 “For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.” Receiving a gift is a privilege not a right. Likewise salvation in Christ is a privilege not a right. God has offered the privileged to us all, “For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men” (Titus 2:11). Yet, not all will accept the privileged gift. What is the gift? The gift is Jesus Christ. His payment for all your “wages of sins” is demanded. Unless you allow Christ to pay your “wages of sin” you will be held personally accountable to pay for your own sins in death for all eternity. How does one accept this gift? One accepts God’s gift by admitting their need of payment for sin and trusting Jesus to pay the payment of sin in full. Yet one must realize there is much more to the gift of God than redemption. There is also the removal of blindness of spiritual sight in knowing, understanding, and comprehending the Word of God to live life well (1 Cor. 2:6-14). There is also the ability to grasp emotions which spin out of control (Matt. 11:29-30). There are as well deep, dynamic relationships opened unto you which cannot be held nor enjoyed outside the gift of God (Ps. 27:19, Rom. 5:8, John 15:13, James 2:23). There is true satisfaction and fulfillment of life which cannot be had outside the Gift of God (Col. 2:10). God’s gift of Christ not only provides eternal life, but also that which is needed to overcome the struggles of life as a victor and conquer regardless of the sorrows they face (Rom 8:28-39). The gift of God through Jesus Christ is the most awesome Gift one can receive, yet one must truly humble themself to receive it, and then continue in this humility to enjoy it. This is why few have the gift, and even fewer enjoy the bountiful unlimited riches therein. Do you have this gift? Are you enjoying this eternal gift of God?