Tricks of the Trade – what would Jesus need to say to you for you to realize He loves you and understands exactly where you are at and what you need?
For years Pete and I have been playing this game with our kids. I am sure many of you know it. It’s called the “just try it – its chicken” game. All of our kids loved chicken, but if you put something besides chicken on their plate, they turned up their noses to it. So at an early age, Pete and I called everything, Chicken.
“What’s for dinner?”
“What is that red meat on my plate?”
“It’s chicken. Yum!”
As I scooped shrimp onto their plates, they would ask, “What’s that?” (usually with a face that looked like yuck).
“It’s chicken. You love chicken.”
It seemed to work for the most part until they got old enough to realize that all this chicken had different names and very different looks. The secret was unearthed. We all laughed about it later on in life as our two oldest became teenagers…
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