It’s been five days since Sandy hit the east coast and we are still a long way from getting back to normal. Thank God for our first responders and all those pouring into the tri-state area providing aid to those in need. There are many who have lost loved ones and we still have multitudes without homes, without power, without heat, without food, without hot water, without gas and more.
“Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.” – Galatians 6:9 NIV
The recovery from Sandy will take quite some time and so let us not grow tired of helping those in need. There is something each of us can do, donating our time, energy and money. Here is how you can help, and how God will bless those who do help…
Today’s quote is not about what you give, it’s about how you give. Attitude is everything, and as we support the causes that are near and dear to us let us do it with a smile. Whether it be tithing to the church, supporting orphans, feeding the homeless, sending in money for disaster relief, or whatever, giving should be a joy and not a burden. After all, didn’t Jesus say…
Today’s Bible or Not quote is about being blessed through giving, it’s a beatitude, but is it from the Bible?
Blessed are those who can give without remembering and take without forgetting. – Bible or Not?
Today, give of yourself and then quickly forget about it. And if someone gives something to you, always be thankful and never forget it. This is sage advice.
Here are the Beatitudes from The Sermon on the Mount, see if today’s quote fits in.
– Blessed are the poor in spirit, For theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
– Blessed are those who mourn, For they shall be comforted.
– Blessed are the meek, For they shall inherit the earth.
– Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, For they shall be filled.
– Blessed are the merciful, For they shall obtain mercy…