A heartfelt gift opens the heart of the King. Your worship and your offering touches the heart of God.
The queen of Sheba brought gifts to Solomon and touched his heart. She not only saw the glory of his throne room and heard his wisdom but went away with more than she brought.
The Magi brought gifts to the new born Christ and gained access to his home, received supernatural vision and direction that others did not receive. They worshiped Him and went away blessed with great rejoicing.
It shows honor and thanksgiving to bring a gift when you are invited to a persons home. So, too, should we bring a gift when we come to the house of God.
A man’s gift maketh room for him, and bringeth him before great men. Proverbs 18:16 KJV
A gift is as a precious stone in the eyes of him that hath it: whithersoever it turneth, it prospereth. Proverbs 17:8 KJV
Give God glory. Give Him honor. Come to Him with a gift in your hand.