It is more blessed to give than to receive

The year was 1865 when a man by the name of William Booth began walking the streets of London to help the poor, the homeless, the hungry, and the destitute. Booth once said, “ while women weep … I ’ ll fight; while little children go hungry, I ’ ll fight; while men go to prison … I ’ ll fight – while there is a drunkard left, while there is a poor lost girl upon the streets, where there remains one dark soul without the light of God – I ’ ll fight! I ’ ll fight to the very end! ” Thieves, prostitutes, gamblers, and drunkards were among the first followers to create a movement that we know today as “ The Salvation Army ”. When William Booth passed away, thousands lined the streets of London to pay their respects with one prostitute weeping, “ this man cared for us. ”

Jesus said, “ It is more blessed to give than to receive. ”

This Christmas season when many say, “ I want, I must have, I need ” - take your family, find someone less fortunate than you and help them. Don ’ t get so caught up in your job, your education, your career, your family, that you don ’ t take the time to help others.

One of the earliest songs I learned states: “ I am blessed, I am blessed, Everyday that I live I am blessed. When I wake up in the morning, Till I lay my head to rest, I am blessed, I am blessed. ” One of the verses state: “ I have shoes on my feet, I have plenty to eat, and a home in Heaven by and by …”

Take a moment and REALIZE how much God has blessed you (salvation, joy, peace, health, church, family) and in turn help someone in need.

Bro. Bohannon 

  December 2017  
SMTWTFS
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31    
Bible Search
Contents © 2017 The Life Church | Church Website Provided by mychurchwebsite.net | Privacy Policy