“Let us not grow weary while doing good.” Galatians 6:9. We can help shape another person’s life by showing an interest and taking action. Look around. Is there someone whose life needs your help? Do all the good you can, in all the ways you can, for all the people you can, while you can.
“Whatever I tell you in the dark, speak in the light.” Matthew 10:27 People have some needs that are excruciatingly deep. We find ourselves in conversation at times with heartbroken friends and may feel at an utter loss to know what to say. Telling people what human teachers have taught us may have some impact on them. […]
“Do not rejoice when your enemy falls.” Proverbs 24:17 If someone has repeatedly been hurtful to us, it is easy to give in to vindictive pleasure when they experience misfortune. Instead, we are to maintain an attitude of compassion and forgiveness, and trust God to bring justice in His way and in His time. Love for God […]
Therefore love the stranger, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt. Deut. 10:19. Just as God ministered to the Israelites who were leaving Egypt, He instructed them to imitate Him by loving and hosting strangers and widows. We too are loved by God and empowered by His Spirit to serve Him by serving […]
“Pharaoh said to Joseph, “Inasmuch as God has shown you all this, there is no one as discerning and wise as you.” Genesis 41:39. A story in the Bible about Joseph tells how he used his skills to play an important role in helping people survive a 7-year famine (Gen. 41:53-54). In his case, he […]