We should attack our problems the way God tells us to, in the Spirit not in the flesh. Have you ever wondered why you haven’t received that blessing that you’ve been praying for? Scripture tells us in (Matthew 7:7) Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you. Scripture also tells us that we shall receive these things in due time (God’s time). What is God’s time? Maybe we haven’t received our blessings because we ask for it with the wrong motives. I’ve come to realize that there will be times that Jesus will allow us to be tested and tried with the sole purpose of bringing us closer to him. Are your motives wrong? I truly believe that for us to begin to receive all the blessings that the Lord has for us, for Him to make us who he wants us to be, we should be focused on getting our hearts in the right place. We need to have a spirit of Love. We need to be a blessing to others no matter our circumstances.
Whenever, news worthy events (often tragic ones) take place initially we find both believers and non-believers willing to give of their time and money to help complete strangers. But sadly when the hype has died down and the storyline changes far too often many of us go back to living for ourselves and tend to forget how blessed we really are. Today, severe drought, famine, disease and disasters around the World is afflicting 100’s of millions of people, especially those most vulnerable (elderly and children). In Haiti still today more than a year after the devastating earthquake parents bathe their children in dirty, polluted water because they have no access to clean water. In parts of Africa, entire families spend all day combing thru garbage dumps in hopes of finding anything that they could sell just so they can eat 1 meal that day. Children all over the Globe are going without basic needs daily; water, 1 nutritious meal let alone 3, education and hope. Their hopelessness and despair could be changed forever in their health, hearts and minds if we were willing to go a just a little bit further. Random acts of kindness whether it’s towards your next door neighbor, colleague or to a child halfway around the World could be the seed that restores their faith and gives them hope that tomorrow will be a better day if we were just to follow the Gospel and share the greatest of all, LOVE.
Every act of kindness, no matter how small or insignificant, can plant the seed that one day can grow into something beautiful, full of life, love and best of all into a personal relationship with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
Make up your mind today that you are going to stop complaining, start appreciating and start giving more love to others. Get involved and together we can make a difference in 1 or 1 million. When you do so, do it for the right reasons; (Matthew 6:3) When you give to someone in need, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing.
Have a Blessed Day