God Helps Those Who Help Themselves – Bible?

In the Bible we are taught the virtues of hard work, personal responsibility and accountability. Jesus’ parable about the three servants who were each given talents (money) is a simple illustration that we should be wise and industrious with whatever God gives us.

“God helps those who help themselves.” – Bible or Not?

I have heard the quote “God helps those who help themselves” more than I can count, and I’m sure your experience is similar. It is usually quoted when someone who seems fully capable of doing something asks someone else to do it for them, or when someone complains about their circumstances of life and gives up trying. Yes, we can improve the circumstances of our lives when we take responsibility and work to help ourselves, but is this quote Biblical? Find out…

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Let Us Not Become Weary in Doing Good, Sandy Recovery Continues

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…

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