Who Deserves It…

I have to be honest…

As soon as I woke this morning, I read this verse, and God spoke, but, I carried on reading, and reading, and reading

Why?

It’s the kind of verse that will speak to us all in many ways, but for a lot of us, we roll our eyes at the thought of “another” person needing our help…I mean, we’re all busy, right?

Those who have a heart for helping others, see a need, and they desire to make a difference – somehow.

Yet, for some, we can remember countless times of ways we could have helped, but were unable to, for various reasons…

How many of us see that beggar on the side of the road each day?

How many of us see a homeless person sleeping with a blanket over their face?

How many of us see a Mother with five children screaming at each other in the supermarket?

How many of us see a person searching for money in their car, as they need gas/petrol?

How many of us see an elderly gentleman giving food back to the cashier because his pension doesn’t cover his daily needs?

How many of us see a neighbour struggling to maintain their gardens?

Someone recently said to me, “there is so much need in the world; one isn’t going to matter.”

I thought of the story of the starfish on the beach, where it got thrown back into the sea – it mattered to that starfish

Friend’s, my point is, we all judge others, whether it’s in a split second of picking getting to work on time or helping that individual, compared to that people-group that you may feel “doesn’t deserve to be helped” – but, my reluctant challenge for us this morning, is who does God say deserves to see good?

Let me put it another way…

Who did Jesus die for?

We need to be God’s “light” today, and every day…

I am not saying that you need to remortgage your house or sell your car, but this Scripture convicts, because we all have the power to help others in some way, to show God’s love to all

“He does not want anyone to be destroyed, but wants everyone to repent.” 2 Peter‬ ‭3:9‬

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Rebecca Brand

My hearts desire is for everyone to have an intimate relationship with Christ. To hear the voice of God and to experience His presence. Also, to help disciple others to discover their purpose within the body of Christ - through the power of the Holy Spirit.

My God-given dream is to break down barriers within life and the Church as a whole to strengthen and develop relationships within every denomination and bring unity - so that we will collectively raise up together and fulfil the Great Commission, within this lifetime.

I am living proof that no matter what your past was or whatever your life has become - God will use you to fulfil what He created you to do, when you step out in obedience and faith.

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