Gifts from the Bible Author:Ennen Reaves Hall The author has written this book to leave as an inheritance for her children and grandchildren. In it she describes things that have enriched her life. The gifts she describes are intangible gifts. They are words of wisdom to remind the reader of the more important gifts in life than material possessions. — Mrs. Hall shares her greatest treasure-... more »the Bible she inherited from her father. old, thumb-marked, the binding crumbling, she nonetheless could not bear to part with it.
With tenderness and vivid imagery the author selects ordinary, simple things and by her special talent imparts beauty and meaning to each gift. An alabaster box, for instance, becomes the memorable vessel containing the ointment Jesus used to cleanse the feet of His disciples.
Other gifts are an ancient musical instrument; a box of common earth that symbolizes fellowship in Second Kings; a piece of tile; a stone. Each one emerges from obscurity to become a rich prize in all our lives.